Apr 27, 2017

Senators hear Trump admin's N. Korea drumbeats

At yesterday's unusual classified briefing at the White House for all senators, the "Trump administration said it is launching an urgent push, combining diplomatic pressure and the threat of military action in a bid to halt North Korea's advancing nuclear-weapons program," the Wall Street Journal reports.

Secretary of State Tillerson "is considering harsh measures such as asking other countries to shut down North Korea's embassies and other diplomatic facilities."

The bottom line, from N.Y. Times' Mark Landler: "Americans could be forgiven for thinking that war is about to break out. But it is not."

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