North Korea’s state-run media today mocked Donald Trump after he said he had a bigger “nuclear button” than despot Kim Jong-un.
On January 3 Mr Trump tweeted: “I too have a Nuclear Button, but it is a much bigger & more powerful one than his, and my Button works!"
Today a Pyongyang-based news source said Mr Trump’s warning was the “spasm of a lunatic”.
Rodong Sinmun, the party for Kim’s ruling party, hit out at Mr Trump in an opinion piece published today.
GETTYNorth Korea has mocked Donald Trump as a 'lunatic'
As well as the "lunatic" jab, they also said he was a "psychopath" who wanted "nuclear war".
The newspaper said: “Recently, Trump who is crazy about the hostile policy toward the DPRK has once again stunned the world by twitting that he has a 'big and strong nuclear button.'
"After these reckless remarks were twitted, they have become the target of scoff and criticism.