• White House transcript reveals confused exchange between Trump and US officials as they try to figure out whether someone took notes during his meeting with Kim Jong Un

    4 monthes ago - By Chron

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    President Donald Trump and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo appeared to discuss whether notes were taken from a one-on-one meeting with Kim Jong Un during a press conference.
    The exchange was recorded in the White House's transcript for the Singapore press conference on Tuesday.
    Trump asks, apparently referring to Secretary of State Pompeo: "Mike, do they have a transcript?" before telling a reporter "No, they didn't record it. I don't think they recorded it. Are there any recordings of it?"
    The US interpreter who was with the president will create the official notes...
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  • Trump accepts Kim Jong Un's invitation to visit North Korea, state media claims

    4 monthes ago - By Chron

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    President Donald Trump has accepted an invitation to North Korea, according to Pyongyang's state-run media outlet.
    Trump also extended a White House invitation to North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, which Kim accepted, the propaganda outlet said.
    Trump first mentioned his intent to invite the Kim to the White House during their historic summit in Singapore a day earlier.
    President Donald Trump has accepted an invitation to North Korea, according to Pyongyang's state-run media outlet.
    North Korea's Korean Central News Agency claimed that Kim Jong Un invited Trump to visit...
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  • Trump's North Korea Video Is Cheesy, But Its Vision Of A High-Energy Planet Is The Right One

    4 monthes ago - By Forbes

    As cheesy as Trump's North Korea video is, it offers precisely the vision of a high-energy planet that poor nations generally, and North Korea particularly, need right now.
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  • The Trump Kim Deal: Let's Lay Cynicism Aside To Give Credit Where Credit Is Due

    4 monthes ago - By Forbes

    It is easy to be cynical about the motivations behind Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un's meeting. However the fact that these proud men found their way to sit down together when the weight of history was pulling against them deserves acknowledgment and praise.
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  • The moment when Kim Jong Un met John Bolton, Trump's hawkish national security adviser who North Korea called 'human scum'

    4 monthes ago - By Chron

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    President Donald Trump met with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in a landmark summit in Singapore on Tuesday.
    National security adviser John Bolton was also there with the US delegation.
    North Korea's relationship with John Bolton is tenuous at best. The regime has previously called him "human scum."
    While the landmark summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un appeared cordial, the presence of one member of the US delegation, national security adviser John Bolton, may have raised the temperature in the room.
    Bolton has stoked...
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