Tagged: Kim Jong Un

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US intelligence agencies determine that North Korea is constructing new missiles: report

U.S. intelligence agencies indicate North Korea is building new missiles, officials told The Washington Post on Monday, weeks after President Trump declared the nation is “no longer a Nuclear Treat.” Satellite images taken in recent weeks appear to show that at least one and possibly two liquid-fueled intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBMs) are being worked on at a...

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North Korea accuses US of pushing ‘gangster-like mindset’ on denuclearization

North Korea accused President Trump‘s administration of pushing for denuclearization with a “gangster-like mindset” on Saturday, hours after Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said his talks with officials have been “productive.” North Korean state-run news agency KCNA released a statement saying the U.S. is “fatally mistaken” if officials believe the country would follow...

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‘Nobody in the bullpen’: White House approaches North Korea talks without envoy

Critics argue that Secretary of State Mike Pompeo can’t give the topic the explicit, sustained attention it requires. By NAHAL TOOSI The Trump administration is barreling ahead in its high-stakes nuclear diplomacy with North Korea even though it lacks a full-time envoy to oversee the negotiations.Currently, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo...

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North Korea upgrades nuclear facility despite Trump-Kim summit, satellite images show

Washington (CNN)New satellite images show North Korea has made rapid improvements to the infrastructure at its Yongbyon Nuclear Scientific Research Center — a facility used to produce weapons-grade fissile material, according to an analysis published by 38 North, a prominent North Korea monitoring group. Captured on June 21, the photos...

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Trump unloads from White House lawn

President Trump tweeted on Friday that “Fox & Friends” was broadcasting from the front lawn of the White House, teasing a possible visit. Minutes later, Trump was standing side-by-side with Fox host Steve Doocy unloading on former FBI Director James Comey, Democrats and the Russia probe in an unusual setting: the North Lawn of the...

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Trump Under Pressure to Do Mueller Interview After Kim Summit

(Bloomberg) — Fresh off his summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, Donald Trump returns to Washington on Wednesday to face what may be the biggest threat to his presidency — Special Counsel Robert Mueller. Now, Mueller is intent on quickly resolving a central issue with Trump’s legal team:...

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After Meeting With Kim, Trump Calls Media “Country’s Biggest Enemy”

Taking cues from one of the world’s most notorious dictators. Back in Washington following a confusing summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, President Donald Trump on Wednesday blasted American media as “fools” and the country’s “biggest threat.” The president also accused networks of trying to undercut the agreement that came out of...

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Dems rip Trump concessions, ’embarrassing’ rhetoric with Kim

Democrats are calling President Trump‘s praise of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un “embarrassing” while criticizing him for offering concessions in exchange of vague promises from Pyongyang. “In his haste to reach an agreement, President Trump elevated North Korea to the level of the United States while preserving the regime’s status quo,”...

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Trump calls into Senate GOP lunch to discuss North Korea

President Trump called into the Senate GOP lunch from Air Force One on Tuesday to discuss North Korea, according to a senator who attended the gathering. Trump’s call to the closed-door GOP lunch held at the National Republican Senatorial Committee (NRSC) came hours after his historic summit with North Korean leader Kim...

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Trump and Kim sign document committing to ‘work to complete denuclearization of the Korean peninsula’

Trump and Kim sign document committing to ‘work to complete denuclearization of the Korean peninsula’ Singapore (CNN)US President Donald Trump put his extraordinary gamble with North Korea’sKim Jong Un to the test on Tuesday, sitting for unprecedented and surreal talks with the rogue kingdom’s despotic leader in what he hopes will amount to a historic...

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Trump: Will know within ‘first minute’ if North Korea is serious about giving up nukes

President Trump said on Saturday that he is “confident” ahead of his planned meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, saying he’ll rely on his intuition to determine if the leader is serious about denuclearization. “This is probably rarely been done. It’s unknown territory in the truest sense,” Trump told reporters at...