Colbert interviews 'God' about Trump taking out North Korea

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Image MARK LYONS EPA REX Shutterstock

"Look, North Korea, stop trying to make us a thing, alright?"

Trump yesterday promised "fire and fury like the world has never seen" should North Korea continue to threaten the USA, words that brought a warning from Kim Jong-un about preemptive military strikes against Pacific targets, including Guam.

He said that delegates shouldn't take comfort in the system of checks and balances because the president alone has the authority to launch nuclear weapons.

Ms Berger said: "I don't think we have a much higher chance of being involved in a military conflict than we did in the a year ago or two".

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Around 5.3 million people are either on fixed deals or only buy gas from the firm, says The Times . He said: "We haven't taken this decision lightly".

And the only way they will take action is if Donald Trump provokes them into it.

Humphrey served two terms in the U.S. Senate as a Republican from 1979-1990. "The president also has the power in the Constitution to defend the USA and take all necessary measures if we are threatened, I struggle to understand how there would be a threat so grave that the preemptive response from this administration would be a nuclear bomb". They will be met with fire, fury and frankly power the likes of which this world has never seen before. I'm not saying what we have isn't special. The United States, we sanction a lot of other countries.

However, according to an article in the Boston Globe, quoting an expert in the realm of presidential power, Trump has nearly "unchecked authority to order the use of conventional or nuclear weapons against North Korea". "He (Kim Jong-un) has been very threatening, beyond a normal statement".

"I think in the president's mind, he wanted to be sure to send a message back which says, 'Just to be clear that you're not intimidating anybody, '" said Kenneth Quinn, president of the World Food Prize Foundation.

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