BACK ON? Trump says North Korea summit still a possibility

Washington, D.C. — President Donald Trump on Friday said the on again off again scheduled summit between the United States and North Korea may occur as scheduled June 12 after all. “We’re talking to them now,” the president responded when asked by members of the press as he left the White House for a commencement…

TRUMP: North Korea summit ‘may not work out’ as planned

Washington, D.C. (The Hill) — President Trump on Tuesday said his planned summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un may not take place in June, raising further doubt about whether the historic meeting would occur. “There’s a very substantial chance that it won’t work out, and that’s OK,” Trump told reporters in the Oval…

SHOWDOWN SET: Trump says he will meet Kim on June 12

Washington, D.C. (The Hill) — President Trump announced Thursday his high-stakes summit meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un will take place on June 12 in Singapore. “The highly anticipated meeting between Kim Jong Un and myself will take place in Singapore on June 12th,” he tweeted. “We will both try to make it…

TRUMP: Secretary of State Pompeo is en route to North Korea

Washington, D.C. — Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is en route to Pyongyang to continue preparations for the President’s upcoming summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, President Trump announced Tuesday. “The location is picked, the time and date, everything is picked and we look forward to having a great success,” the president said of…

IT’S OFFICIAL: Trump wins nomination for Nobel Peace Prize

Washington, D.C. (Washington Examiner) — Eighteen House Republicans have formally nominated President Trump for the 2019 Nobel Peace Prize for his role in helping to improve relations between North and South Korea. Led by Rep. Luke Messer, R-Ind., the Republican lawmakers sent a letter to the Norwegian Nobel Committee on Wednesday outlining the actions Trump…

TESTING KIM: Trump targets North Korea weapons program with tough new sanctions

WASHINGTON, D.C., — The Trump administration on Wednesday hit North Korea with a fresh round of new sanctions targeting the rogue state’s weapons programs. A press release issued by the U.S. Department of the Treasury declares that “nine entities, 16 individuals, and six vessels” have been sanctioned in an effort to curb Pyongyang’s missile, chemical…