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In Alabama to boost Sen. Luther Strange, Trump detours to insult Kim Jong Un and defend himself

In Alabama to boost Sen. Luther Strange, Trump detours to insult Kim Jong Un and defend himself

President Trump traveled to Alabama on Friday night to help out a Republican senator threatened by an insurgent GOP challenger. He departed having detailed a litany of woes of a president under siege.

The president continued his brash public feud with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, escalating the insults he has leveled at Kim this week but insisting, without details, that he would protect the American people from Kim’s wrath.

“Little Rocket Man,” Trump dismissively termed Kim.

Trump recounted the 2016 presidential contest as if it ended last week rather than more than 10 months ago, denying any Russian involvement in his victory. The potential cooperation between...

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