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  • Trump: Kim wants to meet again, apologized for missile tests

    08/10/2019 12:18:37 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 31 replies
    WHAM-TV ^ | August 10, 2019 | Jill Colvin, The Associated Press
    BERKELEY HEIGHTS, N.J. (AP) — President Donald Trump said Saturday that North Korea's Kim Jong Un wants to meet once again to "start negotiations" after joint U.S.-South Korea military exercises end. He also said Kim apologized for the flurry of recent short-range missile tests that has rattled U.S. allies in the region. Trump is tweeting more details from the "beautiful" three-page letter he told reporters on Friday that he'd received from Kim. Trump, who is on vacation at his golf club in New Jersey, said Kim spent much of his letter complaining about "the ridiculous and expensive exercises," which North...
  • North Korean leader says missile launches were 'warning' against allies' joint exercise

    08/07/2019 12:03:49 AM PDT · by AmericanInTokyo · 17 replies
    Korea Times (Seoul, South Korea) ^ | 7 August 2019 | Korea Times (via Yonhap News Agency)
    North Korean leader Kim Jong-un said this week's missile launches were an "adequate warning" against the joint military exercise between South Korea and the United States that kicked off earlier this week, state media reported Wednesday. On Tuesday, North Korea fired two projectiles believed to be short-range ballistic missiles into the East Sea, the fourth such launch in less than two weeks. They flew about 450 kilometers across the northern part of the Korean Peninsula, according to the Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS). "Two tactical guided missiles launched at the operational airfield in the western area of the country flew...
  • KT McFarland says Trump meeting Kim is like Nixon-Mao statecraft, dismisses critics

    07/03/2019 1:13:42 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 13 replies
    Fox News ^ | July 2, 2019 | Charles Creitz
    President Trump's ongoing diplomatic efforts with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un are reminiscent of former President Richard Nixon opening a channel with China, according to K.T. McFarland. The president's handshake with Kim is similar to Nixon's iconic photograph with China's Communist then-leader Mao Zedong, McFarland claimed Monday on "Fox News @Night." "In 1972, there was a picture of Richard Nixon and Mao Zedong, who was president of China, and the two of them by shaking that hand, it gave the signal to all the Chinese people that things have changed -- we now have a good relationship with America...
  • White House confirms Trump letter to North Korea's Kim ahead of Asia trip

    06/23/2019 7:36:11 AM PDT · by Steve1999
    Reuters ^ | JUNE 23, 2019 | Jeff Mason
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The White House confirmed on Sunday that President Donald Trump had sent a letter to North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, days before the U.S. president leaves for a trip to Japan and South Korea. “A letter was sent by President Trump and correspondence between the two leaders has been ongoing,” White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders said in an email. Earlier North Korea’s state-run news agency KCNA said Kim would put serious thought into the content of the letter, details of which it did not describe. The KCNA report said Kim described the letter as being “of...
  • Trump says he wouldn't allow US to use Kim family as asset

    06/11/2019 12:11:19 PM PDT · by MAGA_patriot · 4 replies
    AP ^ | 6/11/2019 | unattributed
    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Tuesday that he would not approve of U.S. intelligence agencies using family members of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un as assets, a day after a report that Kim’s half-brother had traveled to Malaysia to meet his CIA contact before being assassinated there in 2017. Trump said he was aware of the report on Kim Jong Nam’s alleged contacts with U.S. intelligence published Monday by The Wall Street Journal, which cited a “person knowledgeable about the matter.” The U.S. president said his message to the North Korean leader would be that, “I wouldn’t...
  • NJ-03: Democrat Rep. Kim faces social media backlash over Memorial Day ceremony photo

    05/29/2019 2:30:05 PM PDT · by GuavaCheesePuff · 29 replies
    Save Jersey ^ | May 28, 2019 | Save Jersey
    MT. HOLLY, N.J. – Freshman Democrat Andy Kim (D, NJ-03) stirred controversy on social media over the Memorial Day holiday weekend when a picture surfaced of the South Jersey Congressman appearing to decline to salute the flag at a district memorial service. Critics say Kim’s apparent decision to keep his hands folded while everyone else saluted was disrespectful:
  • Joe Biden rips Trump for siding with Kim Jong Un

    05/28/2019 2:40:53 PM PDT · by conservative98 · 39 replies
    NY Post ^ | May 28, 2019 | 3:01pm | Mark Moore
    Former Vice President and 2020 Democratic presidential hopeful Joe Biden on Tuesday said comments made by President Trump while in Japan siding with North Korean despot Kim Jong Un are “beneath the dignity of the office.” “To be on foreign soil, on Memorial Day, and to side repeatedly with a murderous dictator against a fellow American and former vice president speaks for itself,” Biden’s campaign said in a statement. “And it’s part of a pattern of embracing autocrats at the expense of our institutions — whether taking Putin’s word at face value in Helsinki or exchanging ‘love letters’ with Kim...

    05/27/2019 4:42:52 AM PDT · by cba123 · 59 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 5/26/2019 | Peter Hasson
    Time Magazine columnist Ian Bremmer on Sunday tweeted a quote from President Donald Trump about North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un that quickly went viral — but it wasn’t real. “President Trump in Tokyo: ‘Kim Jong Un is smarter and would make a better President than Sleepy Joe Biden.'” Bremmer wrote on Twitter. While Trump did praise the North Korean dictator’s insult of former Vice President Joe Biden, the president never said what Bremmer quoted him saying — because Bremmer made it up. -- Please see link for full article. Wow. Time Magazine actually PAYS someone to do this.
  • North Korea calls Biden 'fool of low IQ' over Kim criticism

    05/21/2019 8:40:58 PM PDT · by conservative98 · 48 replies
    Minneapolis Star Tribune ^ | MAY 21, 2019 — 9:50PM | Associated Press
    SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea has labeled Joe Biden a "fool of low IQ" and an "imbecile bereft of elementary quality as a human being" after the Democratic presidential hopeful during a recent speech called North Korean leader Kim Jong Un a tyrant.
  • Trump says confident N.Korea’s Kim won’t ‘break promise’

    05/04/2019 9:31:10 AM PDT · by conservative98 · 30 replies
    Business Recorder ^ | May 4, 2019 | Imaduddin
    WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump voiced confidence Saturday that North Korea’s Kim Jong Un would not “break his promise,” after South Korea said Pyongyang had launched several unidentified projectiles into the sea. “Anything in this very interesting world is possible, but I believe that Kim Jong Un fully realizes the great economic potential of North Korea, & will do nothing to interfere or end it,” Trump tweeted. “He also knows that I am with him & does not want to break his promise to me. Deal will happen!”
  • (BREAKING) N. Korea Launches Short Range Missile Toward Japan Sea (90 min. ago)

    05/03/2019 6:48:06 PM PDT · by AmericanInTokyo · 180 replies
    Basically leading with short dispatches saying the North Koreans did this at around 0906 am local Saturday (8:06 pm eastern USA) in Korea/Japan, about 90 minutes ago, into the Sea of Japan, traveling 70 to 200 kilometers from a launch site near Wonsan on DPRK east coast. (Report in Japanese—because fast breaking) Conservative Sankei Shimbun news, Tokyo
  • Trump says 3rd meeting with DPRK's Kim possible

    04/11/2019 6:42:51 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 23 replies
    ECNS ^ | April 12, 2019 | Gu Liping, Xinhua
    U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday that it was possible for him to hold a third meeting with the top leader of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK), Kim Jong Un. Trump made the remarks while speaking to the media together with his South Korean counterpart Moon Jae-in before their bilateral meeting at the White House. According to the full transcript provided by the White House, when asked by reporters if he plans to meet Kim for a third summit, Trump said that "it could happen. A third summit could happen. And it's step by step." "It's not...
  • How North Korea got away with the assassination of Kim Jong-nam (Rocket Man's Half-Brother)

    04/01/2019 6:31:33 AM PDT · by AmericanInTokyo · 22 replies
    The Guardian (U.K.) ^ | 1 April 2019 | Hannah Ellis-Petersen in Kuala Lumpur and Benjamin Haas
    (Kim Jong-Un's Assassinated Half-Brother) The morning of 13 February 2017 was like any other at Kuala Lumpur’s hectic international airport terminal so it would have been easy to miss a lone North Korean man, clad in a blue polo shirt and jeans, heading to check into his flight to Macau. As he ambled past a column, a backpack slung over one shoulder, a woman approached him and wiped an oily substance on his face before disappearing, her unusual actions caught on CCTV. Moments later, another woman came from behind and covered his eyes with her hands. She then slid...
  • Kim — Not Trump — Was Right About Summit Snag, Says State Department

    03/02/2019 4:42:48 AM PST · by DoodleDawg · 42 replies
    Huffpost ^ | 3/2/19 | Mary Papenfuss
    orth Korea had the more accurate take on what happened at the summit with President Donald Trump before talks failed, according to an official with the U.S. State Department. The president claimed Thursday that he had walked away from negotiations in Hanoi after Kim Jong Un demanded that all sanctions against the nation be lifted. “Basically, they wanted the sanctions lifted in their entirety, and we couldn’t do that,” Trump said. “We had to walk away from that.” But Pyongyang representatives called a late night news conference later that day to correct Trump’s statements, saying that Kim wanted only economic...
  • Trump-Kim summit wraps up earlier than expected

    02/27/2019 10:19:46 PM PST · by AAABEST · 149 replies
    WWL TV ^ | February 28, 2019 | Associated Press and TEGNA Staff
    HANOI, Vietnam — Talks between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korea's Kim Jong Un are wrapping up earlier than expected. White House press secretary Sarah Sanders told reporters on Thursday that "negotiations are still ongoing" between the two delegations. Trump and Kim were scheduled to have lunch but did not enter the dining room where reporters were assembled.
  • White House excludes reporters from Trump-Kim dinner after they asked questions

    02/27/2019 10:52:19 AM PST · by Oldeconomybuyer · 42 replies
    Reuters ^ | February 27, 2019 | by Mary Milliken and Howard Goller
    HANOI - The White House barred reporters from Reuters, the Associated Press and Bloomberg from covering a dinner between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on Wednesday after two of them asked Trump questions during his initial interactions with Kim. The three wire services are part of the White House press pool that covers U.S. presidents wherever they go. Reporters in the pool regularly shout out questions to leaders and on Wednesday they asked Trump about the summit and the testimony in Congress of his former attorney and fixer Michael Cohen, in two separate opportunities known...
  • World is watching as Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un meet in second summit

    02/27/2019 10:30:45 AM PST · by ifinnegan · 74 replies
    9News Australia ^ | 2/28/19 | 9News Staff
    KIM, TRUMP SET TO MAKE HISTORY US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un have kicked off their second summit with a dinner Mr Trump faces pressure to secure a firm deal with the North Korean leader to denuclearise. Kim could expect significant US concessions such as relief from punishing sanctions and a declaration that the 1950-53 Korean War is at last formally over if a deal is reached.
  • VANITY: Prediction: Mueller to release report whilst Trump is away in Vietnam (next week)

    02/20/2019 11:26:23 AM PST · by SilvieWaldorfMD · 37 replies
    self ^ | Self
    I predict that Mueller's report will come out while President Trump is meeting in Vietnam with Kim Jong-Un to a) Embarrass him and b) deflect from the important Summit and to not give him positive press (which they never do). By the way, I'm lovin' the fact that Lin Wood is Nic Sandmann's lawyer and that they're suing WaPo for $250 million. I hope he gets a huge settlement!
  • US envoy arrives in North Korea to prepare for second Trump-Kim summit

    02/06/2019 8:51:10 PM PST · by Eddie01 · 3 replies
    Straits Times ^ | 2/6/2019 | staff
    SEOUL (NYTIMES) - A senior American negotiator arrived in North Korea on Wednesday (Feb 6) to sort out crucial details for a nuclear summit meeting in Vietnam between United States President Donald Trump and the North's leader, Kim Jong Un, with only three weeks to go before the talks take place. Mr Stephen Biegun, the Trump administration's special representative for North Korea, arrived in Pyongyang, the North's capital, around the time that Mr Trump announced in his State of the Union address that he and Mr Kim would meet for a second time on Feb 27-28 in Vietnam. Mr Beigun's...
  • Orange County Numbers DON’T ADD UP – Dems Had 300K More Votes for Congressional Seats than for Gov

    11/19/2018 4:27:12 PM PST · by DFG · 70 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | 11/19/2018 | Jim Hoft
    Orange County, a traditionally conservative enclave in Southern California turned all blue after Democrats found tens of thousands of votes post election day. Just two years ago in 2016, only 2 Congressional districts in Orange County voted blue–now just two years later every single district voted blue.