Trump responds to North Korea: Joe Biden may be 'Sleepy and Very Slow,' but he is not a 'rabid dog'

Trump responds to North Korea: Joe Biden may be 'Sleepy and Very Slow,' but he is not a 'rabid dog'
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President TrumpDonald John TrumpCensus Bureau spends millions on ad campaign to mitigate fears on excluded citizenship question Bloomberg campaign: Primary is two-way race with Sanders Democratic senator meets with Iranian foreign minister MORE responded to North Korea’s criticism of Joe BidenJoe BidenBloomberg campaign: Primary is two-way race with Sanders HuffPost reporter: Sanders could win plurality of delegates but lose nomination Meghan McCain to Joy Behar: 'You guys have done a piss-poor job of convincing me that I should vote for a Democrat' MORE on Sunday, saying the 2020 Democratic White House hopeful “may be Sleepy and Very Slow, but he is not a ‘rabid dog.’”

The president in a tweet described Biden as “somewhat better than that.”

“Mr. Chairman, Joe Biden may be Sleepy and Very Slow, but he is not a ‘rabid dog,’” Trump tweeted.

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“He is actually somewhat better than that, but I am the only one who can get you where you have to be," he added. "You should act quickly, get the deal done. See you soon!”

North Korea’s state-run media attacked the former vice president last Friday, calling him “a rabid dog” that needs to be "beaten to death."

“It was the last-ditch efforts of the rabid dog expediting his death,” KCNA said in a commentary. “Rabid dogs like Baiden [sic] can hurt lots of people if they are allowed to run about. They must be beaten to death with a stick, before it is too late.”

Biden, a longtime critic of North Korea, answered by saying he wears North Korea’s insults of him “as a badge of honor.”

The Trump administration has been working with North Korea on a denuclearization deal, but negotiations have stalled in recent months.

North Korea has given the U.S. an end-of-the-year deadline on making a deal.

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