Keith Ellison: 'Irresponsible' Trump could bring about first strike by North Korea

Governor Eddie Baza Calvo urged Donald Trump to come visit Guam

Britain, America's top European ally, could formally refuse Donald Trump's call for help in waging war against North Korea, so long as Kim Jong-un does not strike Hawaii or the USA mainland.

Discussing the escalating war of words between the USA and North Korea over the latter's rogue nuclear program, Ellison raised eyebrows by saying the North Korea's despotic leader was acting better than the US president.

Washington and Pyongyang have been engaged in an escalating war of words since Wednesday when Trump warned of "fire and fury like the world has never seen" if the North continues escalating its nuclear threat.

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"Trump reiterated to President Macron the United States' commitment to stop the North Korean nuclear menace".

McMaster said the threat from North Korea to the world is "very, very clear".

"Our government must not drag our country into any military action over the Korea crisis, including joint exercises", he wrote in the Sunday Mirror.

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Mr Corbyn said, while the United Kingdom should play a role with other nuclear-armed countries to mediate the impasse between the countries, the Government not to offer "blind loyalty" to the Trump administration.

He added: "We can not play fast and loose with nuclear weapons and nuclear threats".

According to the White House, Trump and Xi affirmed that the recent adoption of a new UN Security Council resolution regarding North Korea was an important and necessary step toward achieving peace and stability on the Korean Peninsula.

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Tensions between the U.S. and North Korea have dramatically escalated in recent days. "If he utters one threat in the form of an overt threat. or if he does anything with respect to Guam, or any place else that is an American territory or an America ally, he will truly regret it and he will regret it fast".

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