Trump's personal attorney weighs in on North Korea
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One of President TrumpDonald John TrumpTrump says he doesn't want to use 'adversary' to describe Russia Comey urges Americans to vote for Democrats in midterms Roby wins Alabama GOP runoff, overcoming blowback from Trump criticism MORE's personal attorneys weighed in on the rising tensions with North Korea on Wednesday, echoing the White House's assertion that the United States' policy of "strategic patience" has failed.

Jay Sekulow's comments came a day after Trump vowed to unleash "fire and fury" on North Korea if its government continued to threaten the U.S. — a remark that further escalated already heightened tensions with Pyongyang. 

Sekulow is not a foreign policy adviser to the president. He is among the outside lawyers hired to help navigate the special counsel and congressional investigations into possible collusion between Trump's campaign and Russia's meddling in last year's presidential election.

But Sekulow, who hosts a syndicated daily radio talk show, is known to comment on the issues of the day and has fiercely defended Trump in the past.