As Democrats staged a regurgitated testimony from disgraced Michael Cohen, former attorney to President Donald J. Trump Wednesday, Trump was in Hanoi, Vietnam talking peace with North Korean dictator Kim Jong-Un.
“It’s an honor to be with Chairman Kim,” Trump reportedly said. “I thought the first summit was a great success and I think this one, hopefully, will be equal or greater than the first.”
Trump told the leader of the hermit kingdom that he believes North Korea “has tremendous economic potential.”
Eight months after Trump brought Kim to the table in Singapore to begin discussing denuclearization in the Korean Peninsula, he hopes to accomplish that goal this time around.
“I hope and I think it’ll lead to wonderful it’ll lead to really a wonderful situation long term. And our relationship is a very special relationship,” Trump reportedly said.
Today’s historic meeting has predictably been buried by the mainstream press, who have intentionally attempted to turn the focus back to the phony Russian “collusion” investigation. Cohen, a convicted felon who is scheduled to report to prison in May to serve a three-year term for lying to Congress, has been testifying about his prior dealings with Trump throughout the day. There has been no “bombshell” news, as Democrats had hoped.
Trump has imposed sanctions on North Korea that have crippled its economy while demanding the the country cease its nuclear testing.
“The second summit comes amid a stalemate on denuclearization talks between North Korea and the U.S. Trump has signaled some flexibility on his previous demands that North Korea denuclearize before it sees some relief from crushing U.S. and international sanctions,” according to Fox News.
“I look forward to watching it happen and to helping it to happen and we will help it to happen,” Trump said.
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