Wednesday, August 9, 2017
McCain slams Trump for hard line on North Korea
At ConservativeFiring Line
On Tuesday, President Trump responded to news that the North Korean regime is now capable of putting nuclear weapons on ICBMs with a warning that the regime would face “fire and fury like the world has never seen.” Naturally, this triggered Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., who — once again — chose to undercut the Commander-in-Chief with sharp criticism.
“I take exception to the president’s comments because you got to be sure you can do what you say you’re going to do,” he told Arizona radio station KTAR News 92.3 FM’s Mac & Gaydos. “In other words the old ‘walk softly but carry a big stick’ — Teddy Roosevelt’s saying, which I think is something that should have applied — because all it’s going to do is bring us closer to some kind of serious confrontation.”
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