Trump Jeopardizes Reporters By Canceling Summit While They Are In N. Korea

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Trump showed no regard for the safety of journalists by canceling the summit, while they are still in N. Korea to “witness” the “destruction” of a nuclear test site.

Peter Alexander of NBC News tweeted:

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The White House could have waited to release the letter until after the journalists had safely gotten out of North Korea.

In 2016, a BBC crew was detained and expelled from North Korea. In 2017, the regime sentenced South Korean journalists and their publishers to death in absentia because they wrote a book about North Korea.

North Korea is not a safe country for journalists. Trump risked the safety of journalists because he had to throw a tantrum because Kim Jong-un insulted Mike Pence. This is not how foreign relations should ever be conducted, but as usual, Trump shows a total disregard for anyone’s life but his own.

Trump isn’t just failing. His failures are jeopardizing innocent lives.

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