Saying that President Trump had already declared war, North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho claimed that the rogue nation now has “the right to shoot down United States strategic bombers even when they are not inside the airspace border of our country.”

Ri cited a social media message as a declaration of war by the Trump administration, in which the President said if the foreign minister were to continue echoing the rhetoric of Kim Jong Un, neither of them would “be around much longer.”

“Since the United States declared war on our country, we will have every right to make countermeasures,” Ri told reporters in New York, “including the right to shoot down United States strategic bombers even when they are not inside the airspace border of our country.”

He added, “The whole world should clearly remember it was the U.S. who first declared war on our country.”

The Trump administration reacted as most people do whenever a North Korean leader speaks – dismissively and with well-deserved ridicule.

White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said “we have not declared war on North Korea,” and added that any such accusation is “absurd.”

Following last week’s comments at the UN in which Trump said, “if it is forced to defend itself and its allies, we (America) will have no choice but to totally destroy North Korea,” Ri called the Commander-in-Chief “President Evil.”

This coming from a nation controlled by a man who threatened to test a hydrogen bomb in the Pacific Ocean as a show of force against the U.S.

As the war of words between Trump and North Korea continue to escalate, it’s good to be reminded that we now have a strong leader who is unwilling to back down to threats or intimidation.

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