‘My (nuke) button’s bigger than yours’ – Trump on boast of North Korea’s Kim

January 3, 2018 - 10:58 AM
North Korean leader Kim Jong-un and U.S. President Donald Trump. (Reuters files)

WASHINGTON — U.S. President Donald Trump, responding to North Korean leader Kim Jong Un saying he had a nuclear button on his desk, said in a tweet on Tuesday that his nuclear button “is a much bigger & more powerful one than his, and my Button works!”

Tweet of U.S. President Donald Trump, January 2, 2018. (Donald Trump/Twitter/via Reuters)

In a televised speech on Monday, Kim said “the entire United States is within range of our nuclear weapons, and a nuclear button is always on my desk. This is reality, not a threat.”