Crutches, tears humanize North Korean threat in Trump speech


Crutches, tears humanize North Korean threat in Trump speech
 

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump put a human face on the threat posed by North Korea in his State of the Union address Tuesday, sharing the powerful story of a defector now living in South Korea and the pain of parents who lost their child after his imprisonment.
In one of the most emotional moments of the evening, legislators cheered as defector Ji Seong-ho waved aloft the crutches he had used to escape North Korea after a train ran over his limbs.
Trump, who often fills his public remarks with superlatives about himself, instead put the spotlight Tuesday on the guests his team had... read more

 
31 January 2018 in Politics, Views: 24
Source: Chron
 


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