Trump Reacts to Otto Warmbier’s Death: North Korea’s a ‘Brutal Regime, and We’ll Be Able to Handle It’

President Trump made his first on-camera remarks on the death of Otto Warmbier, the 22-year-old American student who had just been released from North Korea after being imprisoned for 17 months. Trump said how “a lot of bad things happened” to Warmbier while he was in North Korea, but expressed gratitude that the U.S. government “got him home to be with his parents.” He went on to call North Korea a “brutal regime,” but added “and we’ll be able to handle it.” This follows a written statement from the President: [image via screengrab]

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