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President Trump said he wishes “my people” would “sit up at attention” for him as they do for North Korea’s dictator, though he later claimed to have been joking.

  • Jun 15, 2018

The president later said he was “kidding” when he said he wanted his people to “sit up at attention” when he speaks, just as the North Koreans do for Kim.

  • Jun 15, 2018

By speaking in superlatives, orchestrating drama and bantering off-script, the president produced a historic day of photo ops with North Korea’s Kim Jong Un.

  • Jun 12, 2018

The U.S. president offered the North Korean leader a path to prosperity in exchange for relinquishing the nation’s nuclear arsenal, but no solid commitments were made.

  • Jun 12, 2018

Trump said the Canadian prime minister “learned” not to speak critically of him because he was watching on television aboard Air Force One.

  • Jun 12, 2018

“We’re very proud of what took place today,” Trump said at a signing ceremony. Asked if North Korean leader Kim Jong Un had agreed to the process of denuclearization, Trump said, “we are starting that process very quickly.”

  • Jun 12, 2018

The president’s friendly approach to Kim Jong Un contrasts with his angry spat a few days earlier with longtime U.S. allies.

  • Jun 11, 2018

The two leaders hope to stage a spectacle, even as their representatives struggle to find common ground.

  • Jun 11, 2018

The president planned to meet one on one with Kim Jong Un in a risky bid to develop a personal rapport aimed at bridging differences on denuclearization talks.

  • Jun 11, 2018

"I'm not going to campaign against someone I've been a friend with and worked with,” Corker said.

  • Apr 18, 2018
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