Nikki Haley on Trump’s ‘nuclear button’ tweet: He must ‘keep Kim on his toes’

Washington( CNN) US ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley says President Trump’s tweet forewarning Northern korean leader Kim Jong Un about US nuclear abilities facilitates world protection because it impedes Kim “on his toes.”

The latest battle of words between the two leaders began when Kim, in a New Year’s communication, signaled his willingness to engage in talks with South Korea and claimed the part US mainland was within range of North Korean missiles. “The nuclear button is always on the desk of my bureau, ” he said. “They should accurately be aware that this is not a threat but a reality.”

Trump responded via Twitter, saying, “I very have a Nuclear Button, but it is a very big& most powerful one than his, and my Button makes! “