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Trump dinner includes warning for North Korea

Posted: 6:11 AM, Feb 28, 2017
Updated: 2017-02-28 13:49:13Z

President Donald Trump voiced concern regarding isolated nation North Korea at a private dinner with a small group of reporters. 

Trump dined Monday evening with 18 reporters from regional TV affiliates around the country. The guest list included three reporters from The E.W. Scripps Company. 

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At the dinner, Trump said “North Korea is a world menace, it is a world problem,” adding that the country has to be dealt with and “has to be dealt with soon." The comments came as part of a wide-ranging conversation that served as a prelude to Tuesday's address before Congress. 

 

 

North Korea tested Trump's resolve early in his presidency by reportedly firing a ballistic missile a few weeks ago. The incident happened while Trump was hosting Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.