Alabama Congresswoman speaks on North Korea concerns

ALABAMA (WTOK) - Escalating threats between North Korea and the U.S. have become a top global concern. The communist country's leader says he's examining plans to attack the U.S. territory of Guam. In response, President Donald Trump is threatening "fire and fury" to the nation. Alabama Congresswoman Terri Sewell recently talked with Newscenter 11 about her concerns regarding the state controlled country.

"I sit on the House Intelligence Committee, and I can tell you that all of us are quite concerned about the bravado and the aggressive nature that North Korea is going after having nuclear weapons. I think that it's incumbent upon all of us to use every tool in the tool kit to make sure that that doesn't happen."

Sewell serves Alabama's 7th Congressional District. It consist of 14 counties. Many of those are within the Black Belt Region, and they include: Choctaw, Marengo and Sumter counties