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August 11, 2017

President Trump issued yet another warning to North Korea on Friday afternoon. Building on his verbal and tweeted threats from earlier this week, Trump vowed that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un "will regret it fast" if his nuclear threats continue. "This man will not get away with what he's doing, believe me. 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's an American territory or an American ally, he will truly regret it," Trump said, referring to North Korea's recent threat to attack the U.S. territory of Guam.

Trump also doubled down on his earlier tweet warning that the military is "locked and loaded" if North Korea makes a move. "What I said is what I meant," Trump said.

When asked if his rhetoric might be further inflaming an already tense situation, Trump brushed off the suggestion. "My critics are only saying that because it's me," Trump said, insisting there are "tens of millions of people in this country that are so happy with what I'm saying." Becca Stanek