BREAKING: TRUMP RESPONDS after North Korea launches ICBM that could reach America, trigger World War III

North Korea missile launch

President Trump has responded on Twitter after North Korea launches another missile, claiming it was an ICBM. If true, the missile would have the capability of reaching China, Japan, and Alaska. An advanced ICBM could reach the American mainland.

The missile flew for over half an hour and traveled over 900 kilometers, going into the sea near Japan. It was no coincidence that Kim Jong Un’s North Korea chose July4 to launch the missile, hoping for a dramatic response by the United States.

Fox News reports on the launch.

North Korea claimed Tuesday that it test-launched its first intercontinental ballistic missile.

The claim contradicts earlier reports from U.S. and South Korean officials who earlier said the launch was an intermediate-range missile.

The North has previously conducted satellite launches that critics say were disguised tests of its long-range missile technology. But a test-launch of an intercontinental ballistic missile, if confirmed, would be considered a game-changer by countries looking to check North Korea’s push for a nuclear-armed missile that can reach anywhere in the United States.

The test still may be the North’s most successful yet; a weapon analyst says missile could be powerful enough to reach Alaska.

North Korea launched a missile on Mother’s Day that flew for 30 minutes and reached an altitude 1,000 miles higher than the international space station. But Tuesday’s missile flew for 37 minutes and reached a height of 1,500 miles, leading missile experts to conclude it could have reached a target 4,000 miles away, putting Alaska in its cross-hairs.

Here are President Trump’s tweets in response to the missile test launch.

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