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‘A Lot of People Have Done Bad Things.' President Trump Downplays North Korea's Human Rights Abuses

9 days ago   |   By Time

Responding to concerns that his first face-to-face meeting with Kim Jong Un glossed over the North Korean leader's human rights record, President Donald Trump on Wednesday night downplayed allegations of the regime's brutality.
In an interview with Fox News' Brett Baier on Air Force One as he was leaving Singapore, Trump brushed aside Kim Jong Un's oppression of his people, according to transcriptions by The Hill. “Yeah, but so have a lot of other people have done some really bad things,” Trump said, adding, “I mean, I could go through a lot of nations where a lot of bad things were...
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Trump-Kim Deal Signals North Korea May Never Give Up Its Nukes

9 days ago   |   By Bloomberg

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un hasn't given up a single nuclear weapon, but that didn't stop President Donald Trump from reassuring Americans on Twitter that they should “sleep well” because the nuclear threat from Pyongyang is over.
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Pompeo Arrives in Seoul to Brief Allies on Trump-Kim Summit

9 days ago   |   By Bloomberg

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and South Korea Foreign Minister Kang speak at a joint news conference in Seoul about President Trump's meeting with Jim Jong Un. Bloomberg's Tom Mackenzie reports on "Bloomberg Markets: Asia."
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Trump praises ‘tough guy' Kim, downplays ‘bad things' he's done

Trump praises ‘tough guy' Kim, downplays ‘bad things' he's done

9 days ago   |   By New York Post

President Trump praised North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un for being a “tough guy” Wednesday and downplayed the rogue state's human rights abuses. In an interview on Fox News Channel, Trump boasted about the relationship he forged with Kim during their first meeting this week in Singapore. “I think we have a very good relationship...
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A Fox News anchor argued with Trump about Kim Jong Un's human-rights violations while Trump praised his leadership

A Fox News anchor argued with Trump about Kim Jong Un's human-rights violations while Trump praised his leadership

9 days ago   |   By Business Insider

President Donald Trump expressed admiration for North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's rule over his country.
Trump called Kim "a tough guy" for being able to "take over a country" at 27-years-old.
In 2017, Trump made similar comments about Kim. Trump described Kim as a "a pretty smart cookie" for cementing his dictatorial rule after his father, Kim Jong-il, died in 2011.
President Donald Trump expressed admiration for North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's firm grip of his country during an interview with Fox News anchor Bret Baier aboard Air Force One.
"He's a tough guy," Trump said to Baier as he...
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