Speaking at yesterday’s White House press conference, President Donald Trump said he knows the health status of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, claiming that he could not “tell you exactly” the status of Kim’s health but that he did have a “very good idea” about his condition.
Trump endorsed murderous North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un for president over former vice president Joe Biden.
The Russian state-run television network mocked President Donald Trump and North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un because of the sudden collapse of the talks between the two leaders this week.
“It ended so badly the sides even avoided signing any joint agreement,” one host said, according to a translation reported by CNN. “Crafty Kim Jong Un was ready for some concessions, but not the ones Trump reportedly wanted.”
President Donald Trump and North Korea’s Kim Jong Un concluded their second summit in Vietnam ended with no joint agreement after Kim insisted sanctions be lifted on his country. The highly touted and much publicized meeting thus ended in a stalemate.
By Polina Nikolskaya
VLADIVOSTOK, Russia (Reuters) – A Russian tanker violated international trade sanctions by transferring fuel to a North Korean vessel at sea at least four times between October 2017 and May 2018, two crew members who witnessed the transfers said.
North Korean state media on Sunday broadcast an editorial blaming Democrats and U.S. intelligence officials for undermining this week’s planned summit between President Trump and North Korea’s Kim Jong Un.
Donald Trump posted several tweets this morning that directly contradict national security intelligence on several major foreign policy matters, showing that he is doing actual damage to the country.
When Director of National Intelligence (DNI) Dan Coats testified before the Senate Intelligence Committee yesterday, he drew significant media attention by breaking with multiple points Trump has been trying to make in recent days, such as:
Just like a couple of middle schoolers, Donald Trump and North Korean supreme leader Kim Jong Un are passing notes saying they like each other. In this case South Korean President Moon Jae-in is the go-between. In Argentina for the G-20 he said that President Trump asked him to pass a note to North Korea’s dictator.
Trump tantrumed that he is not a baby when he was challenged on his claim that he loves brutal North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un.
Some U.S. officials and analysts say Pyongyang has yet to take concrete measures to show it is prepared to give up a nuclear arsenal that threatens the United States.
China on Saturday denounced Donald Trump’s accusation that Beijing is stalling efforts to disarm North Korea as “irresponsible.”
China on Saturday called Donald Trump "irresponsible" after the US President cancelled his top diplomat's latest trip to North Korea and suggested Beijing was stalling efforts to disarm Pyongyang. https://t.co/Sw7QRg6SiJ
Republicans who spent years accusing Obama of bowing down to America's enemies are watching Donald Trump bow down to a North Korean regime that has threatened to attack the United States.
The Washington Post is reporting this morning that U.S. intelligence agencies have obtained new evidence that North Korea will not surrender its nuclear stockpile, contrary to the assertions of President Donald Trump. U.S. officials also believe that North Korea’s leader, Kim Jong Un, is attempting to hide its nuclear weapons and conceal its nuclear weapons production facilities.
Donald Trump this morning went to Twitter to declare that we are now safe from nuclear war thanks to him, and the biggest enemy we have in this country is the news media that does not cover him fairly.
Kim Jong-un is lowering expectations for a deal as the North Koreans are making it clear that they won't be giving up their nuclear weapons.
U.S. Defense Secretary James Mattis said on Sunday that Americans should expect a “bumpy road” ahead in negotiations with North Korea over denuclearization. His comments were clearly intended to inject a dose of reality into the media spectacle created by his boss President Donald Trump around the on-again, off-again summit with Kim Jong Un of North Korea.
Maybe we should call it McDonald’s Diplomacy. The latest analysis by the CIA of North Korea’s overtures to the United States said Kim Jong Un will not ever get rid of his nuclear weapons but instead will offer to open a hamburger franchise in North Korea as a sign of goodwill.
Kim Yong Chol, a four-star general in the North Korean army, landed in Beijing’s airport on Tuesday on his way to the United States to attend meetings with the Trump administration to discuss salvaging the scheduled June 12 summit in Singapore.
Kim and South Korean President Moon Jae-in talked for two hours and afterwards they were hopeful they had a plan to convince America’s president that the summit should still take place in order to bring peace to the Korean peninsula. They also said that they plan additional talks this week to work out more details.