GOP lawmaker calls for preemptive strike on North Korea (Rep. Duncan Hunter)

GOP lawmaker calls for preemptive strike on North Korea (Rep. Duncan Hunter)


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GOP lawmaker calls for preemptive strike on North Korea (Rep. Duncan Hunter)
The Hill ^ | September 22, 2017 | Avery Anapol

Posted on 09/23/2017 1:19:49 AM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet

Rep. Duncan Hunter (R-Calif.) is calling for President Trump to preemptively strike North Korea.

Hunter on Thursday warned that North Korea could have a nuclear missile aimed at naval bases in the U.S., including San Diego.

“Why would they not aim here, at Hawaii, Guam, our major naval bases?” Hunter said, according to the San Diego Union-Tribune. “The question is, do you wait for one of those? Or two? Do you preemptively strike them? And that’s what the president has to wrestle with. I would preemptively strike them. You could call it declaring war, call it whatever you want.”

Hunter is a member of the House Armed Services Committee.

Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un have seen an escalation of tensions in the wake of a series of missile and nuclear tests by the North since Trump took office this year.

In a speech to the United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday, Trump said that if the U.S. is forced to defend itself or its allies against North Korean nuclear action, he will “totally destroy” North Korea.

Kim responded to these threats by calling Trump “mentally deranged.” Trump retorted on Twitter on Friday morning, calling Kim a “madman.”

Trump on Thursday signed an executive order to introduce a new set of travel and economic sanctions on North Korea.

North Korea has been touting its nuclear capabilities in recent weeks and claims to have successfully tested several missiles that can reach the continental U.S.


TOPICS: California; Issues; U.S. Congress
KEYWORDS: california; hunter; korea; trump


To: 2ndDivisionVet

Why can’t we just start a fake news story that the US is moving a laser satellite over NK…and that any missile with a nuke will be detected and fired upon launch…thus detonating the nuke over NK soil? We could also start a rumor that Trump is seeding NK clouds with hormones to make everyone big butted.


To: pepsionice

We need to shoot or not shoot, but until it’s done we should not talk about it.

3 posted on 09/23/2017 1:53:13 AM PDT by Pollster1 (“Governments derive their just powers from the consent of the governed”)

To: Pollster1

“When it’s time to shoot, shoot, don’t talk.”

Tuco

4 posted on 09/23/2017 2:06:46 AM PDT by bagster

To: bagster

5 posted on 09/23/2017 2:14:22 AM PDT by Pollster1 (“Governments derive their just powers from the consent of the governed”)

To: Pollster1

hahahah excellent. I messed it up just a bit. “When you have to shoot, shoot, don’t talk”

Thank you for posting that. I gotta learn how to post videos but it seems like way too much work for my lazy ass.

6 posted on 09/23/2017 2:24:39 AM PDT by bagster

To: bagster

this is only a test. one two test.

7 posted on 09/23/2017 2:26:43 AM PDT by bagster (Mama tried to raise me better.)

To: bagster

success!!!! I learned how to make a tagline…I want a cookie.

8 posted on 09/23/2017 2:27:36 AM PDT by bagster (Mama tried to raise me better.)

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