President Trump and North Korea’s Kim Jong Un don’t always see eye-to-eye but they both agree that Democratic presidential hopeful Joe Biden is a “,” said White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders.
“I think they agree in their assessment of former Vice President Joe Biden,” Sanders “Again, the president’s focus in this process is the relationship he has and making sure we continue on the path towards denuclearization.”
But host Chuck Todd questioned her on why Trump would side with a dictator over comments about an American presidential candidate.
“The president doesn’t need somebody else to give him an assessment of Joe Biden. He’s given his own assessment a number of times,” she said, then went on to criticize the Obama administration’s handling of North Korea.
”I think if anybody needs help with an assessment, it’s Joe Biden and whether or not he should be trying to get an upgrade when he failed to do the job in the number two slot,” she said.
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The president, in Tokyo for a four-day visit with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, tweeted about a recent missile launch by North Korea that included a slap at Biden.
”I have confidence that Chairman Kim will keep his promise to me, & also smiled when he called Swampman Joe Biden a low IQ individual, & worse,” .”Perhaps that’s sending me a signal?”
North Korea’s state-run media lashed out at the former vice president last week after Biden referred to Kim as a “dictator.”
“He is self-praising himself as being the most popular presidential candidate. This is enough to make a cat laugh,” the Korean Central New Agency wrote, adding that he was a “fool of low IQ.”
Biden’s communications director, Kate Bedingfield, responded to Trump’s tweet on the social messaging site.
”Yes, it is sending you a signal,” .