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But first we begin with a story that's raising big concerns new threats from North Korea.
The country's young earlier -- to clear and that his nation is now quote.
In a -- of war with South Korea.
This news comes as North Korea threatens to attack specific American cities.
As a -- is joining us now with the latest on these -- Democrats and how the White House.
Elizabeth that's right in my steady stream of threats that continue to escalate as the menacing statements reach an all time high.
The leader Kim Jung Hoon says the Korean Peninsula peninsula lies now in a quote state of war.
Committee looked at it and it earned this time on the north south relations and we'll be -- -- oil and all issues raised between north and without will be handled accordingly.
The state of leader he's -- war has ended on the Korean Peninsula.
The country's state run media releasing a photograph of -- middle of the night meeting with his staff his rocket plans target military bases as well as city is in the US you can see.
The large scale map with the trajectory plants.
Now it's not believe that North Korea has the missile technology to strike the US mainland but it is capable of targeting neighboring countries and even selected US military bases within those regions.
Now this meeting comes only a day after the US conducted joint military drills with South Korea.
-- department officials say the decision to send a B two bombers was part of normal exercises but officials tell us they're certainly not ignoring the provocative threats.
When a country says the kinds of things that the DP RK is saying you have to take it seriously you have to take steps to ensure.
That when we say in response we can and will defend our own nation we can and will defend our allies.
That that is credible.
Just this morning the young leader threatened to shut down -- case on industrial complex which is and then you fracturing hub.
-- dozens of plants from north and South Korea and not far from the border for the moment however the -- does remain operate normally.
Keep in mind in -- that north and South Korea have technically been at war since the Korean War ended in a truce.
And not a -- back in 1953.
-- Elizabeth thank you very much.
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