( CNN) President Trump’s recent declaration that North koreans is no longer a nuclear menace, despite a lack of verifiable have proven that the regime will put an end to its nuclear, has not altogether appeased national security concerns about nuclear war.
Did you sounds? There was a summit this week! A good ol’ fashioned rally of world powers, in which North Korea have committed themselves to denuclearize for at the least the seventh time in the last 30 times. In the process, President Donald Trump says he established North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un his direct telephone number, which if true-life was a terrible hypothesi. Oh, and even if North koreans does actually go through with trenching its nukes this time, it’s going to be almost impossible to hold them accountable.
The Inspector General report of the FBI’s acts during the 2016 presidential expedition came out this week as well. Despite what Trump’s tweets might have you believe, it did not exonerate the president’s expedition in terms of potential Russian collusion. It did, nonetheless, show that the FBI and its former administrator James Comey made some not-great decisions in its probe of the Clinton email server. In a happier time for the Justice Department, alleged Silk Road consigliere Roger Clark was extradited from Thailand to the United States this week. They also took down dozens of Nigerian email scammers, but that’ll barely make a dent.
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