• ‘A Lot of People Have Done Bad Things.' President Trump Downplays North Korea's Human Rights Abuses

    10 days ago - By Time

    Responding to concerns that his first face-to-face meeting with Kim Jong Un glossed over the North Korean leader's human rights record, President Donald Trump on Wednesday night downplayed allegations of the regime's brutality.
    In an interview with Fox News' Brett Baier on Air Force One as he was leaving Singapore, Trump brushed aside Kim Jong Un's oppression of his people, according to transcriptions by The Hill. “Yeah, but so have a lot of other people have done some really bad things,” Trump said, adding, “I mean, I could go through a lot of nations where a lot of bad things were...
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  • Pompeo Arrives in Seoul to Brief Allies on Trump-Kim Summit

    10 days ago - By Bloomberg

    Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and South Korea Foreign Minister Kang speak at a joint news conference in Seoul about President Trump's meeting with Jim Jong Un. Bloomberg's Tom Mackenzie reports on "Bloomberg Markets: Asia."
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  • Trump-Kim Deal Signals North Korea May Never Give Up Its Nukes

    10 days ago - By Bloomberg

    North Korean leader Kim Jong Un hasn't given up a single nuclear weapon, but that didn't stop President Donald Trump from reassuring Americans on Twitter that they should “sleep well” because the nuclear threat from Pyongyang is over.
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  • A Fox News anchor argued with Trump about Kim Jong Un's human-rights violations while Trump praised his leadership

    A Fox News anchor argued with Trump about Kim Jong Un's human-rights violations while Trump praised his leadership

    10 days ago - By Business Insider

    President Donald Trump expressed admiration for North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's rule over his country.
    Trump called Kim "a tough guy" for being able to "take over a country" at 27-years-old.
    In 2017, Trump made similar comments about Kim. Trump described Kim as a "a pretty smart cookie" for cementing his dictatorial rule after his father, Kim Jong-il, died in 2011.
    President Donald Trump expressed admiration for North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's firm grip of his country during an interview with Fox News anchor Bret Baier aboard Air Force One.
    "He's a tough guy," Trump said to Baier as he...
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