Friday, February 9, 2018

Pence Vows to Defend U.S. from North Korea by Taking Whatever ‘Action is Necessary’

Vice President Mike Pence, in an exclusive interview with NBC’s “Nightly News,” vowed that the U.S. would protect itself from North Korean nuclear threats by taking whatever “action is necessary to defend our homeland.”

Speaking with NBC’s Lester Holt on the sidelines of the 23rd Olympic Winter Games, in PyeongChang, South Korea, Pence, who is leading the U.S. delegation there, made clear that the U.S. was not ruling out military options as tensions continued to roil the Korean Peninsula.

“We're going to continue to put all the pressure to bear economically and diplomatically, while preserving all of our military options to see that that happens,” Pence said in a segment that aired Friday morning on "Today." 

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Source: NBC News 

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