For history, President Trump officially called Kim Jong Un (leader of North Korea), “Rocket Man”, in his first U.N. speech in his young administration. The belittling nick-name of the North Korean leader was tweeted on Sept. 16th. This indicates that the “Rocket Man” reference was in the works during that tweet dissemination.
On September 17th tweet, President Trump said:
I spoke with President Moon of South Korea last night. Asked him how Rocket Man is doing. Long gas lines forming in North Korea. Too bad!
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) September 17, 2017
On the speech at the U.N. (September 19th), President Trump officially put it in for history:
— FOX Business (@FoxBusiness) September 19, 2017