Trump to call Chinese President Xi about North Korea
WASHINGTON (Sinclair Broadcast Group) - President Donald Trump held a news conference with Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, H.R. McMaster and US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley saying that he plans to speak with Chinese President Xi Jinping about North Korea.
Trump added that he would make the call to Chinese leader later Friday evening.
"If anything happens to Guam, there's going to be big, big trouble in North Korea," the president remarked.
Trump told the press he has not yet spoken with the Governor of Guam but added, "I feel that they will be very safe, believe me."
North Korea has said they plan to launch ballistic missiles toward the U.S. territory. Although, the president said he still hopes that the situation "will all work out."
Earlier Friday, trump said that if North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un takes action against Guam they will "regret it fast."
Trump also announced he is "not going to rule out" a military option" against Venezuela in response to President Nicolas Maduro tries to consolidate power in the country.
Previously Trump has called Maduro a dictator and issued sanctions against him and other Venezuelan officials.