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Did Trump violate Twitter's terms of service with 'locked and loaded' tweet?

14 August 2017

President Trump has threatened to unleash "fire and fury like the world has never seen" if North Korea continues to threaten the United States.

Trump's retweets on Wednesday demonstrate just how in denial he is.

In an op-ed colum in the New York Times, the former US ambassador to the United Nations and national security adviser to Obama, called Trump's latest remarks on North Korea "reckless rhetoric".

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The Harvard law professor said one hopes President Trump is not following in President Obama's footsteps when Obama drew a red line regarding Syria but failed to follow through on the consequences when Syria crossed it.

Nowhere is that reality more visible than the latest crisis involving North Korea's growing nuclear threat.

Such reckless and bellicose threats make a horrifying situation far worse, and greatly increase the risk that the USA will slide into another war, possibly nuclear.

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The president can cherry pick praise and read his daily propaganda packets all he wants, but facts are facts.

The former senator also encouraged the state's House representatives, both Democrats, to support legislation in the House, HR1987, the Oversight Commission on Presidential Capacity Act, which would create a commission to invoke the 25th amendment and "carry out a medical examination of the President to determine whether the President is mentally or physically unable to discharge the powers and duties of the office".

The Rasmussen poll shows Trump's approval rating increased after North Korean leader Kim Jung un threatened a missile strike on the nearby island of Guam, a US territory with an American military base.

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'If the USA and South Korea carry out strikes and try to overthrow the North Korean regime, and change the political pattern of the Korean Peninsula, China will prevent them from doing so, ' reported the Global Times, a daily Chinese newspaper controlled by the Communist Party.