Since the summit, Trump has boasted about his meeting with Kim in unrealistic terms, claiming he’d solved the North Korean nuclear issue and “everybody can now feel much safer than the day I took office”.
Many lawmakers from both parties, while unready to declare the summit a diplomatic victory or defeat, remained skeptical the US could successfully negotiate a deal toward peace with Kim – but are letting the process play out.
Critics of the summit leapt at the leaders’ handshake and the moonlight stroll mr Kim took on Monday night along the glittering Singapore waterfront, saying it was further evidence that Mr Trump was helping legitimise Mr Kim on the world stage as an equal of the United...
President Donald Trump declared Wednesday that the North Korean regime no longer poses a nuclear threat following his summit with Kim Jong Un, even though the meeting produced no verifiable proof that the rogue regime will discontinue its nuclear program.
North Korea’s state media said Wednesday that its leader Kim Jong-un and U.S. President Donald Trump shared the view that “step-by-step” and “simultaneous” actions are important to achieve peace and denuclearization.