Skip to comments.North Korea billed US $2M for hospital care of Otto Warmbier
Posted on 04/25/2019 10:08:45 AM PDT by GIdget2004
North Korea in 2017 reportedly issued a $2 million bill to the U.S. for the hospital care of American Otto Warmbier, who was in a coma when he was returned to the U.S. and died without regaining consciousness.
The Washington Post reported Thursday that North Korea insisted that a U.S. official sign a pledge to pay the bill before returning Warmbier, an Ohio native who was arrested while visited Pyongyang.
Citing two people familiar with the situation, the Post reported that the U.S. envoy who retrieved Warmbier signed the pledge on instructions from President Trump.
The Post says it's unclear if the Trump administration ultimately paid the bill.
The White House reportedly declined to comment.
We do not comment on hostage negotiations, which is why they have been so successful during this administration, press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders told the newspaper in an email.
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We should have nuked them just for what they did to Otto.
What the heck that poor guy must have gone through to come home in that condition...
Little Kim redefines, “chutzpah.”
Rocket man is trying to throw salt in the wound. Not wise.
These pukes put him in a coma and they want us to pay the bill? I agree. And I’m almost sure PDJT said ‘what if we nuke your sorry asses into the next stone age??”
I’ve always known these peace talks were a waste of time.
> The Washington Post reported
*If* this is true, then we paid ransom.
Rumor has it Germany sent Israel a Gas Bill for all the Cyclon B they used.
WTH. Torture a guy for 17 months and then send a bill for $2.0 mil. Salt in the wound for that poor family.
MSM sources; I call bs.
I’m afraid we might very well have paid that bill to try to keep the NK peace plan alive. If so, it still sucks.
Yeah, I thought we didn’t give anything up?
WaPo's famous unnamed sources.
Polls and unnamed sources is where fake news begins.
Haven't we been fooled enough by these type of stories?
If the Trump administration paid the money, then DAMN THEM!!!
If the Trump administration wouldn't pay the money, then DAMN THEM!!!
The Twitter Lefties are predictably DAMNING Trump himself for doing this.
Trump agreeing to pay and Trump actually paying are two very different things. Just ask any contractor who worked for him.
Isnt health care supposed to be free in north Korea?
It’s not cheap taking care of someone who has such IDIOT PARENTS.
Of course, it was all done without anesthesia so the "cost" should be cheaper.
NK has socialized medicine? Thats $h!ts expensive!
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