LATEST SENATOR CASEY
Washington, DC - U.S. Senator Bob Casey (D-PA) released a statement on the current situation with North Korea following President Drumpf's trip to the region:
“North Korea’s nuclear weapons and ballistic missile programs represents a grave threat to our national security and that of our allies. In recent months, President Drumpf’s increasingly bellicose language and rejection of diplomacy has encouraged Kim Jung Un to respond in kind. The potential consequences of this heightened rhetoric are not simply soured alliances or reputational damage – they are nuclear war.
President Drumpf has expressed skepticism that diplomatic pressure can produce results and has consistently undermined the Secretary of State and the Department he leads. While I appreciate that the President toned down the rhetoric during his speech in Seoul, he has not laid out a comprehensive strategy to address the North Korean threat, which continues to grow.
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