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Tue Jun 11, 2019, 05:01 PM

Says Kim has 'kept his word' hours, after Bolton say he hasn't

By Zachary Cohen, Maegan Vazquez and Allie Malloy, CNN
Updated 3:06 PM ET, Tue June 11, 2019

Washington (CNN)President Donald Trump said Tuesday that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has "kept his word" when it comes to nuclear and missile testing, contradicting his own national security adviser, John Bolton, who just hours earlier had accused Pyongyang of failing to follow through on its commitments.

Speaking to reporters on the South Lawn of the White House, Trump said he had received a warm letter from Kim before again downplaying North Korea's latest test of a short-range ballistic missile -- a move Bolton and acting Secretary of Defense Patrick Shanahan have said violated UN resolutions.

"He kept his word. There's no nuclear testing. There's no large, there's no long-range missiles going up. The only things he's set up were very short term, short range. That was just a test of short range. It's a whole different deal, but he's kept his word to me. That's very important," the President said.

Earlier Tuesday, Bolton had told the Wall Street Journal at a speaking event in Washington that North Korea is not complying with the terms agreed upon during Trump's first summit with Kim, in Singapore last year ...

https://www.cnn.com/2019/06/11/politics/trump-north-korea-kim-jong-un-letter-john-bolton/index.html

"In this White House, all of us just pull the facts right out of our asses!"

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Response to struggle4progress (Original post)

Tue Jun 11, 2019, 05:04 PM

1. It's a mystery why the Trump administration has no credibility around the world

Sure, there are miscommunications in any organization, but we're just talking about nuclear weapons, their deployment and possible use. No biggie.

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Tue Jun 11, 2019, 05:04 PM

2. Say/play both sides, you'll never be wrong.

kims thumbing his nose at the USA.

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Response to struggle4progress (Original post)

Tue Jun 11, 2019, 05:19 PM

3. recommended to publicize a BIG tRump lie!

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