"We want to talk about a country that has misbehaved for many, many years - decades actually - through numerous administrations and they didn't want to take on the issue and I had no choice but to take it on and I'm taking it on", he said. Asked if the USA was going to war, he said cryptically, "I think you know the answer to that". "And frankly, you could have said that for the last three presidents".
"I can tell you this - tourism, you're going to go up like 10-fold with the expenditure of no money so I congratulate you", he added.
He then reassures Mr Calvo, who he describes as a "hell of a guy", telling him the USA military is "rock solid". "We've got 95 per cent occupancy and after all this stuff comes down we're going to have 110 per cent occupancy".
The president called the U.S. military "incredible, "rock solid" and "the best in the world by a factor of five".
Secret back-channel communications between the US and North Korea could be a "good sign" that could pave the way to a peaceful end to a crisis filled on both sides with fiery doomsday rhetoric, a former defense secretary told the Herald. God Bless the people of Guam and God Bless the United States of America.
N.Korea Snubs S.Korea at ASEAN Forum
In the context of North Korea's rapidly advancing intercontinental ballistic missile program, these threats can not be ignored. Tillerson conceded there would likely be a lag period before the sanctions "actually have a practical bite on their revenues".
Jaguars release Branden Albert
This was the inevitable conclusion once Albert came back to the club, which had already moved on without him in the first place. Prior to his retirement, Albert was expected to compete with Jaguars rookie Cam Robinson for the starting left tackle job.