Trump backs away from harsh rhetoric, says North Korea should 'come to the table'

President Trump said he sees progress in the steps his administration has taken on North Korea, suggesting he could "make a deal" with the regime, but would not say whether he still believes direct talks are a waste of time.
1:36 | 11/07/17

Coming up in the next {{countdown}} {{countdownlbl}}

Coming up next:

{{nextVideo.title}}

{{nextVideo.description}}

Skip to this video now

Now Playing:

{{currentVideo.title}}

Comments
Related Extras
Related Videos
Video Transcript
Transcript for Trump backs away from harsh rhetoric, says North Korea should 'come to the table'
Military is that six test of a nuclear device and its missiles launches. Are a threat not only to the people of South Korea but to the people all across our globe. We were together confront North Korea's actions and prevent the North Korean dictator from threatening millions innocent lives. He is indeed. Threatening. Millions and millions. Of lives. So needlessly. I believe. It makes sense for. North Korea to do the right thing. Not only for North Korea but for humanity all over the world. So there was a lot of reason a lot of good reason behind it with that. Yes I think we're making a lot of progress I think we showing great strength I think they understand we have. Unparalleled strength. There has never been strengths like it you know we send three of the largest aircraft carriers in the world. And their right now positioned. We have a nuclear submarine. Also positioned we have many things happening that we hope. We hope. Fact. I'll go a step further we hope to god. We never have to use. Would that being said I really believe that it makes sense for. North Korea to come to the table in to make a deal. That's good for the people of North Korea and the people of the world I do see certain movement yes but let's see what happens.

This transcript has been automatically generated and may not be 100% accurate.

{"duration":"1:36","description":"President Trump said he sees progress in the steps his administration has taken on North Korea, suggesting he could \"make a deal\" with the regime, but would not say whether he still believes direct talks are a waste of time.","mediaType":"default","section":"ABCNews/Politics","id":"50980577","title":"Trump backs away from harsh rhetoric, says North Korea should 'come to the table'","url":"/Politics/video/trump-backs-harsh-rhetoric-north-korea-table-50980577"}