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Melania Trump saying 2 words more often: first lady

Melania Trump saying 2 words more often: first lady

President Donald Trump didn't elaborate, but Saturday morning he tweeted criticism for NBC News, saying they were "knowingly inaccurate with their reporting".

That got a laugh from the crowd of Hispanic leaders gathered in the East Room of the White House, and Trump' s other statements of support for the recovering U.S. territories drew cheers.

During a meeting with top USA military leaders and their spouses earlier this week, Trump told reporters it was the "calm before the storm".

The president's comments follow reports pointing to tension between Trump and another top administration official: Secretary of State Rex Tillerson.

As Trump and his wife, First Lady Melania Trump, stood beside Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Gen. Joseph Dunford, and his wife for photos, the president pointed around the room and asked reporters if they knew "what this represents?"

"We're never going to say in advance what the president's going to do", Sanders said when first asked about the storm comment.

"Our country has been unsuccessfully dealing with North Korea for 25 years, giving billions of dollars & getting nothing", Trump tweeted.

"Right now our focus. has been on healing and uniting the country", said press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders. In his maiden address to the UN General Assembly last month, Trump said that no nation on Earth had an interest in seeing "this band of criminals" arm itself with nuclear weapons and missiles.

In a meeting with top USA military leaders and their spouses, the head of state told reporters and photographers that they were observing a "calm before the storm".

"John Kelly is one of the best people I've ever worked with", Trump told reporters.

Democrats are calling this a new low and Republicans are cheering this as the president making good on a campaign promise.

Since the president's visit, the death toll has risen to 36 and is expected to continue to rise as means of communication on the island are restored, according to NPR.

Democratic congressman and USA veteran Ted Lieu said that the only thing that could ease tensions between the United States and North Korea was Trump's resignation.