ㅤ"’We have put a great team together for our talks with North Korea. Meetings are currently taking place concerning Summit, and more. Kim Young Chol, the Vice Chairman of North Korea, heading now to New York,’ the President said. ‘Solid response to my letter, thank you!’"ㅤ
Full story at The Hill, image from wordpress(.com) – 5/29/18. See "kim jong-un, nk, north korea, conservative."ㅤHomeㅤ
ㅤ"The White House sent a team of officials to Singapore Saturday to prepare for the on-again, off-again summit between President Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un.
ㅤWhite House press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said the advance team for Singapore ‘will leave as scheduled in order to prepare should the summit take place.’"ㅤ
Full story at The Washington Times, image from marfeel(.com) – 5/26/18. See "kim jong-un, nk, north korea."ㅤHomeㅤ
ㅤ"’We’ll see what happens. We’re talking to them now,’ the President said on the South Lawn of the White House before leaving for the U.S. Naval Academy to deliver a commencement address. ‘They very much want to do it. We’d like to do it.’
ㅤPresident Trump added ‘it could even be the 12th,’ referring to the June 12 date he had agreed to meet North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in Singapore.’"ㅤ
Full story and video at The Hill, image from thehill(.com) – 5/25/18. See "kim jong-un, nk, north korea."ㅤHomeㅤ
ㅤ"’I feel it is inappropriate, at this time, to have this long-planned meeting,’ the President wrote in a letter to Kim, which was released by the White House.
ㅤTrump said the decision was made ‘for the good of both parties, but to the detriment of the world.’
ㅤThe two were scheduled to meet June 12 in Singapore in what would have been the first meeting between a sitting U.S. President and a North Korean leader."ㅤ
Full story at The Hill, image from marfeel(.com) – 5/24/18. See "kim jong-un, nk, north korea."ㅤHomeㅤ
ㅤ"The explosions at the test site deep in the mountains of the North’s sparsely populated northeast were supposed to build confidence ahead of a planned summit next month between Kim and U.S. President Donald Trump. But Trump canceled the meeting on Thursday, citing ‘tremendous anger and open hostility’ in a North Korean statement released earlier in the day."ㅤ
Full story at The Washington Times, image from marfeel(.com) – 5/24/18. See "kim jong-un, nk, north korea."ㅤHomeㅤ
ㅤ"In comments released through the official KCNA news agency, Vice Foreign Minister Kim Kye Gwan said the regime was not interested in talks that are an attempt ‘to push us unilaterally into a corner and force us to give up nukes.’
ㅤKim Kye Gwan served as North Korea’s nuclear negotiator during the ultimately ill-fated ‘six-party talks’ a decade ago.
ㅤIn his comments Wednesday, he also criticized U.S. officials – National Security Advisor John Bolton in particular – who have suggested that a North Korea denuclearization push should follow the ‘Libya model.’"
Full story at CNS News, image from cdn.extra(.ie) – 5/16/18. See "kim jong-un, nk, north korea, kim kye gwan."ㅤHomeㅤ
ㅤ"On Tuesday, North Korea announced that it has canceled a high-level meeting with South Korean leaders and has threatened to scrap the highly-anticipated meeting with President Donald Trump due to military drills that are taking place in South Korea."
Full story at Ben Shapiro’s Daily Wire, image from wordpress(.com) – 5/15/18. See "kim jong-un, nk, north korea, conservative."ㅤHomeㅤ
ㅤ"’Everything can be scuttled. Lot of things can happen. A lot of good things can happen, a lot of bad things can happen. I believe that we have — both sides want to negotiate a deal,’ the President said."
Full story at The Hill, image from thehill(.com) – 5/10/18. See "kim jong-un, nk, north korea."ㅤHomeㅤ
RON DESANTIS COMPARES DENUCLEARIZING OF NORTH KOREA TO FALL OF BERLIN WALLㅤ
Pictured: Republican Rep. Ron DeSantis of Florida
ㅤ"Ron DeSantis of said if America is able to denuclearize the Korean peninsula, it will be the biggest political achievement since the fall of the Berlin Wall."
ㅤô¿ô …Denuclearization is NOT going to happen, of course. What WILL happen is that the peace talks will attempt to ease the world’s fear of North Korea, then NK’s policy will become mutual assured destruction. That’s great because MAD has prevented nuclear war for over 70 years.
Full story…at Tucker Carlson’s Daily Caller, image from floridapolitics(.com) – 5/1/18.
Tags: kim jong-un, nk, north korea, ron desantis. 𑗉𑗉
ㅤ"North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has vowed to shut down the country’s nuclear test site in May and open the process to experts and journalists from South Korea and the United States, Seoul’s Presidential office said Sunday."
Full story…at The Washington Times, image from wordpress(.com) – 4/29/18.
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ㅤ"Trump acknowledged the rhetoric that both he and Kim deployed over the last year and the schoolyard taunts of nuclear ‘buttons’ was ‘very, very nasty’ and heightened fears of nuclear war. ‘This is a much more dangerous ballgame now, but I will tell you it’s going very well.’"
Full story…at The Washington Times, image from thehill(.com) – 4/26/18.
Tags: north korea, kim jong un. 𑗉
ㅤ"In response, the President tweeted: ‘North Korea has agreed to suspend all Nuclear Tests and close up a major test site. This is very good news for North Korea and the World – big progress! Look forward to our Summit.’"
Full story…at Ben Shapiro’s Daily Wire, image from dailywire(.com) – 4/20/18.
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ㅤ”North Korean officials have told their U.S. counterparts that leader Kim Jong Un is open and ready to talk about the denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula, according to The Wall Street Journal.
ㅤ’The U.S. has confirmed that Kim Jong Un is willing to discuss the denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula,’ a Trump administration official told the publication on Sunday.
ㅤThe Journal report follows a CNN report on Saturday saying Washington and Pyongyang were in direct communication in secret to prepare for the upcoming summit between Kim and President Trump.”
Full story…at The Hill, image from wordpress(.com) – 4/8/18.
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ㅤ”The United States and North Korea have been directly communicating in secret to prepare for the upcoming summit between President Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, CNN reported Saturday, citing administration officials.
ㅤOfficials noted that CIA Director Mike Pompeo, whom Trump has nominated to be secretary of State, has been leading back-channel talks in preparation for the summit that the White House has indicated will happen around May.
ㅤAmerican and North Korean officials have spoken a number of times and also met in a third country, focusing on agreeing to a location for the summit, CNN reported.”
Full story at The Hill, image from thehill(.com) – 4/7/18.
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KIM JONG UN, WIFE ATTEND SOUTH KOREAN K-POP CONCERT IN PYONGYANGㅤ
Pictured: North Korean leader Kim Jong Un poses with his wife Ri Sol Ju, center left, and members of a South Korean artistic group after their performance in Pyongyang, North Korea.
ㅤ”The concert was held as North and South Korea continue to engage with each other since Kim expressed interest in more contact between the two divided countries.”
Full story at The Washington Examiner, image from brightspotcdn(.com) – 4/2/18.
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KIM JONG UN MAKES SURPRISE VISIT TO CHINA, MARKING HIS FIRST TIME OUT OF NORTH KOREA SINCE TAKING POWER: REPORT
ㅤ”Japan’s Kyodo News earlier Monday showed footage of a heavily guarded train arriving in Beijing. The train was similar to the one Kim Jong Il traveled in when he visited Beijing shortly before his death in 2011.”
Full story at The Washington Examiner, image from wordpress(.com) – 3/26/18.
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CORY GARDNER: NORTH KOREA MUST TAKE MORE STEPS TOWARD NUCLEAR DISARMAMENT BEFORE TALKSㅤ
Pictured: Colorado Sen. Cory Gardner (R)
ㅤô¿ô …Apparently the GOP has its share of morons. What the world needs most is for rocket man to be honest about his intentions. Threatening someone is not the way to get honesty from them.
Full story at The Washington Examiner, image from washingtonexaminer(.com) – 3/11/18.
ㅤTags: kim jong-un, nk, north korea, cory gardner.
ㅤ”‘North Korea has not conducted a Missile Test since November 28, 2017 and has promised not to do so through our meetings. I believe they will honor that commitment!’ the President tweeted.”
Full story at The Hill, image from thehill(.com) – 3/10/18.
ㅤTags: kim jong-un, nk, north korea.
ㅤ”‘There is a lot of reasons for skepticism,’ Mr. Blumenthal said. ‘As a member of the Armed Service Committee, there is no sign that we’ve seen that North Korea is going to simply walk away from its nuclear program or abandon its missiles or nuclear warheads.'”
Full story at The Washington Times, image from mostinside(.com) – 3/9/18.
ㅤTags: blue wave, kim jong-un, nk, north korea, richard blumenthal.
ㅤ”President Trump has said he is willing to meet with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un by May in an effort to see North Korea abandon its nuclear ambitions, South Korea’s national security adviser said Thursday night.
ㅤChung Eui-yong made the announcement during a news conference outside the White House after meeting with Trump administration officials. Chung said the North Korean leader has expressed his ‘eagerness to meet with President Trump as soon as possible.'”