2 Lawmakers Try to Curb Trump's Ability to Start a War
Democrats worried about his rhetoric against North Korea
By John Johnson,  Newser Staff
Posted Oct 27, 2017 8:06 AM CDT
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It's still unclear whether President Trump will visit the DMZ between North and South Korea on his Asia trip.   (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)

(Newser) – President Trump and Kim Jong Un have not traded public threats of late, but it's still been a busy week in terms of North Korean developments. Defense chief James Mattis visited the DMZ, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson sees a potential ally in India, and two Democratic lawmakers aim to put a check on the president's ability to lash out militarily. Meanwhile, the president has a big trip to Asia next week with North Korea as the No. 1 focus. Developments:

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