• 'Why can't we just do it?

    1 month ago - By Business Insider

    President Donald Trump reportedly got restless shortly after touching down in Singapore on Sunday for his summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.
    Trump, who would not be meeting Kim until Tuesday, told aides that he wanted to move the date up to Monday.
    Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders eventually convinced Trump to stick to the agreed-upon date, noting that he and other officials could have more time to prepare.
    President Donald Trump got restless shortly after touching down in Singapore on Sunday for his summit with North Korean...
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  • Inside the summit: Talks with ‘aliens,' familiar frustration

    Inside the summit: Talks with ‘aliens,' familiar frustration

    1 month ago - By National Post

    WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump got the history-making handshake he wanted with North Korea's Kim Jong Un. Now, with the smiling snapshot a part of history, new details are emerging about the bizarre behind-the-scenes negotiations that led up to the summit - and about the president's post-summit frustrations with how it's being portrayed.
    Setting up the Singapore meeting was no easy feat for the technically still-warring heads of state, requiring planners to accommodate confounding requests and paranoia. But neither has it been easy for Trump to sell the plan to a doubting class of...
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  • North Korean state media's most famous announcer is a 74-year-old grandmother who Trump said should be on US cable news

    North Korean state media's most famous announcer is a 74-year-old grandmother who Trump said should be on US cable news

    1 month ago - By Business Insider

    Ri Chun Hee, one of the most recognizable faces in North Korea, has resurfaced to report on Kim Jong Un's meeting with President Donald Trump.
    Trump reportedly joked that her trademark enthusiasm and lavishing of praise towards the country's leadership would be great for US television.
    Ri's affinity for bright-pink traditional dresshas earned her the affectionate title of "Pink Lady."
    Since retiring, Ri still announces major national events in her signature enthusiastic broadcasting style.
    Ri Chun Hee, the lively news reader for North Korea's state-run TV channel KCTV, resurfaced this week...
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  • Trump jokes that a North Korean TV anchor who heaps praise on Kim Jong Un should work on cable news in the US

    Trump jokes that a North Korean TV anchor who heaps praise on Kim Jong Un should work on cable news in the US

    1 month ago - By Business Insider

    President Donald Trump noticed how positively North Korean leader Kim Jong Un was being portrayed by the regime's news anchor on North Korean television.
    While in Singapore for his summit with Kim Jong Un, Trump compared the TV anchor, whose name is Ri Chun-hee, to someone who could work for Fox News in the US.
    The joke is a nod to Fox News' coverage of Trump, which has frequently been criticized as overly deferential to the president.
    President Donald Trump watched a bit of North Korean television while he was in Singapore for his summit with Kim Jong Un , and the coverage of the North...
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