09 Aug '17, 1am

John McCain on Trump's North Korea threat: "I don't know what he's saying"

John McCain on Trump's North Korea threat: "I don't know what he's saying"

WASHINGTON (BLOOMBERG, REUTERS) - Senator John McCain, the Republican chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee, said US President Donald Trump needs to be more cautious in his statements because he may not be able to make good on his North Korea threat. "The great leaders I've seen don't threaten unless they're ready to act, and I'm not sure President Trump is ready to act," McCain said in an interview on Phoenix radio station KTAR. McCain said on Tuesday that President Trump should not threaten North Korea with "fire and fury" unless he is prepared to carry out those threats. "I don't know what he's saying and I've long ago given up trying to interpret what he says," the Senator told KTAR. Get The Straits Times newsletters in your inbox Sign Up McCain said he didn't know how seriously to take the president's warning. "It's the classic Trump in that he overstates th...

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