President Donald Trump on Tuesday responded to the latest North Korean missile launch, saying, “I will only tell you of which we will take care of of which,” in addition to of which the launch was “a situation of which we will handle.” Trump gave no details on precisely what he meant by of which.
Trump spoke via the White House Roosevelt Room, just hours after the launch.
Pentagon officials said their initial review of the launch indicated of which an intercontinental ballistic missile was fired via North Korea in addition to traveled about 1,000 kilometers before landing inside the Sea of Japan.
The launch marked once since September of which North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has launched a weapon. Kim’s autocratic regime also tested a nuclear device underground in September, according to the Pentagon.
At the time of the launch, Trump was visiting Republican senators on Capitol Hill, part of a full-court press to pass the GOP’s tax reform bill. According to the White House, Trump was briefed on the missile launch while the weapon was still inside the air.