Trump then said that he thought it was "obvious" what he meant, continuing by saying that he hopes North Korea is "going to fully understand the gravity of what I said". Every smart person on TV who talks about what Trump should do, when it was their turn to deal with North Korea, they failed miserably.
Tensions have escalated with North Korea over the last several days.
The meetings, led by the US Special Representative for North Korea Policy Joseph Yun and reported on by CNN, have focused on Americans detained in North Korea, but have also touched on the relationship between the two countries.
Former Republican Senator Gordon Humphrey, who represented New Hampshire in the United States Senate from 1979-1990, said in a letter to New Hampshire's congressional representatives that Trump has a "seriously sick psyche" and that his "sick mind and reckless conduct could consume the lives of millions".
BILL NEELY: From North Korea, the latest show of defiance, chanting ritual hatred of America and loyalty to Kim Jong-un and the nuclear weapons he says protects them from Donald Trump's fiery threat.
The deputy assistant to President Trump, Sebastian Gorka, appears at the Conservative Political Action Conference.
Global shares mostly lower on rising unease over North Korea
However, the early gains were short-lived as the New Zealand dollar tumbled to the lowest since July 18 to last trade at $0.7278. The market was waiting f or USA consumer inflation data on Friday that would offer more clues about future Fed decisions.
"The State Department spokeswoman said Wednesday the Trump administration is "singing from the same hymn book" in its reaction to North Korea's continued threats to unleash a nuclear attack on the U.S. mainland". Our issue is not with the people of the DPRK [Democratic People's Republic of Korea], it is with the regime itself.
After noting how North Korea threatened to turn the South Korean capital into a "sea of fire", Tracy amazingly seemed to think military leaders in Seoul were overreacting to the crisis: "Today South Korea's defense chiefs vowed strong retaliation if North Korea continues to provoke, an unusual warning against mere threats rather than an actual attack".
"We don't talk about that".
That's very different from what Tillerson said. "They will be met with the fire and fury like the world has never seen". Is that the understanding that the North Koreans should have?
Trump tweeted Friday that USA military solutions on North Korea are "locked and loaded". And that was on full display Wednesday in North Korea's capitol.
"What they've been doing and what they've been getting away with is a tragedy and it can't be allowed", Trump said.