Hillary Clinton called North Korea one of the world’s “wicked problems” on Tuesday — and took a swipe at President Donald Trump’s tweeting habits at an appearance in New York City.
“Negotiations are critical,” Clinton said of the efforts to achieve peace with the nuclear-armed nation. “But they have to be part of a broader strategy, not just thrown off on a tweet some morning that, ‘Hey, let’s get together, you know, see if we can’t get along and maybe we can, you know, come up with some sort of idea.’ That doesn’t work.”
The president said this week that he would be willing to meet with North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un and called him a “pretty smart cookie.”
Trump also has used social media to ratchet up pressure on both North Korea and China as Pyongyang threatens to conduct another nuclear test.
“North Korea is looking for trouble. If China decides to help, that would be great. If not, we will solve the problem without them! U.S.A,” he tweeted last month. Read more at NBC News.