North Korea has made Trump look like an idiot on the world stage by showing no intention of getting rid of their nuclear program.
The AP reported, “North Korea says high-level talks with a U.S. delegation led by Secretary of State Mike Pompeo were ‘regrettable’ and has accused Washington of trying to unilaterally pressure the country into abandoning its nukes. The statement by an unnamed North Korean Foreign Ministry spokesman on Saturday came hours after Pompeo concluded two days of talks with North Korean officials led by Kim Yong Chol. The statement says that the United States betrayed the spirit of last month’s summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un by making unilateral demands on ‘CVID,’ or the complete, verifiable and irreversible denuclearization of North Korea.”
North Korea has been pulling this con for decades
North Korea has been trying to pull the same scam on US presidents for decades, where they offer vague concessions, and look for global legitimacy and economic aid in return. It has never fully worked the way that they dreamed of until Donald Trump came along. Trump got played into giving the regime what it wanted, and in return, they gave up nothing. When Pompeo went to North Korea for the follow-up talks, everyone, but Trump, knew what the outcome was going to be.
Kim Jong-un has already gotten what he wanted, so he ghosted on the Trump administration.
This is what happens when a president doesn’t read or prepare
Trump has been humiliated by North Korea. There will be no Nobel Peace Prize, no denuclearization, just another bad deal from an illegitimate president.
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Mr. Easley is the founder/managing editor and Senior White House and Congressional correspondent for PoliticusUSA.Jason has a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science. His graduate work focused on public policy, with a specialization in social reform movements.
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