• White House Defends Trump's Salute to a North Korean Military Officer

    5 days ago - By NY Times

    Sarah Huckabee Sanders, the White House press secretary, described the act as “a common courtesy,” but critics said it was an inappropriate gesture that was meant to symbolize respect.
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  • Facing Criticism, the White House Calls Trump's Salute to North Korean General a ‘Common Courtesy'

    5 days ago - By Time

    The White House on Thursday defended President Donald Trump's decision to return a military salute to a North Korean three-star general.
    “It's a common courtesy when a military official from another government salutes, that you return that,” presidential spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders told reporters two days after Trump returned from his summit with North Korea's Kim Jong Un.
    North Korean state media released video from the visit of Trump reaching out to shake the hand of the minister of the People's Armed Forces, who instead saluted during the summit in Singapore. The two then...
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  • Trump salute to North Korean general ignites debate

    5 days ago - By The Seattle Times

    Some defended the salute, pointing out that the general had initiated it and saying President Donald Trump was being polite.
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  • White House Defends Trump's Salute Of North Korean General

    White House Defends Trump's Salute Of North Korean General

    5 days ago - By The Huffington Post

    A North Korean propaganda video shows the president saluting a general during this week's summit.
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