Nearly Half of Republicans Want War With North Korea


 Evan as Bob Corker, one of the most prominent members of the Republican caucus in the Senate, continues to sound the alarm about Donald Trump's bellicose rhetoric about North Korea, a new poll says nearly half of his party's voters support a preemptive strike against the country. In a Quinnipiac University poll released Thursday, 46 percent of Republican voters say they support attacking North Korea, while 41 are opposed to a preemptive strike, the Washington Post reports. 

Those numbers come after months of amped-up rhetoric between Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un over Pyongyang's nuclear testing. During a speech at the United Nations last month, Trump said the US would have no choice but to "totally destroy" North Korea "if it is forced to defend itself or its allies.

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