There’s no “imminent” threat of a nuclear war between the US and North Korea, according to CIA Director Mike Pompeo, who explained that Donald Trump’s threats against Pyongyang describe only a possible response for “certain actions.” “There’s nothing imminent today,” Pompeo told Fox News on Sunday. “But make no mistake about it, the continuation,

the increased chance that there will be a nuclear missile in Denver is a very serious threat and the investigation is going to treat it as such.” “What I’m talking about is I’ve heard folks talking about being on the cusp of a nuclear war,” he added. “No intelligence that would indicate that we’re in that place today.” Rather than an escalation to a nuclear war, Pompeo argued that Trump’s heated rhetoric towards Pyongyang was to send a message that its continued pursuit of a nuclear arsenal and ballistic missile technology would not be tolerated. READ MORE