President Donald Trump said he has met with military leaders to discuss North Korea (video below).
After news broke that North Korea tested a powerful hydrogen bomb on Sept. 3, Trump was asked by a reporter if he will attack the country. The president responded, "We'll see," and made his way toward his vehicle, The Inquisitr reported. He then took to Twitter to launch a series of tweets regarding North Korea.
"North Korea has conducted a major Nuclear Test. Their words and actions continue to be very hostile and dangerous to the United States," the president tweeted. "North Korea is a rogue nation which has become a great threat and embarrassment to China, which is trying to help but with little success."
"South Korea is finding, as I have told them, that their talk of appeasement with North Korea will not work, they only understand one thing!" Trump continued. "I will be meeting General Kelly, General Mattis and other military leaders at the White House to discuss North Korea. Thank you."
"The United States is considering, in addition to other options, stopping all trade with any country doing business with North Korea," Trump concluded.
According to seismic data, the hydrogen bomb tested by North Korea was 10 times more powerful than previous nuclear bombs tested, The Guardian reported. The strength of the tremors was equivalent to a magnitude 6.3 earthquake, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.
The nuclear test created tremors around the world and were detected by China, South Korea, Japan, Canada, Australia and Scotland. More than 130 stations recorded the shock waves, which after 20 minutes reached Argentina -- 12,000 miles from the original test site.
Many countries condemned the North Korean nuclear test, including India and Pakistan.
Trump's response to the nuclear test by North Korea is just the latest hot take in the saga between the president and the rogue country. In August, Trump made headlines by saying the United States would bring "fire and fury like the world has never seen" upon North Korea if they continue to threaten the country.
While appearing on CNN's "State of the Union," former CIA and National Security Agency Director Michael Hayden said he believes Trump's national security team framed a coherent policy on North Korea, but he expressed some concern about the president's pride.
"I fear two things. The stray electron, the tweet that just goes out a 5 a.m. and unintentionally creates effects that make this go to a place where we don't want it to go," Hayden told CNN. "The other one is this. We just got into a duel with the North Korean chairman, with Kim Jong Un. If we had a choice of weapons, I think it was a bad choice to get into a hyperbole contest with that kind of guy."
"Mr. President, this is not a manhood issue, this is a national security issue. Don't let your pride get ahead of wise policy here," Hayden added.