May 27, 2018

Former CIA chief unsure Trump ‘has done the homework needed’ on North Korea

ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Former CIA Director Michael Hayden said he is unsure President Trump has “done the homework needed” for negotiations with North Korea over its nuclear program. “Kim Jong Un knows his program inside and out,” Hayden told ABC News Global Correspondent and This Week Co-Anchor Martha Raddatz on Sunday. “I think he knows what he can concede and what it means and what he cannot concede.” “I don't know that the president has done the kind of homework that would allow him to d..
May 27, 2018

Republican senator says Kim Jong Un ‘will not denuclearize’

ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- Republican Sen. Marco Rubio, a member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, said he is convinced that North Korea will not give up its nuclear program and that its release of U.S. prisoners and other gestures are "a show." Rubio told ABC News Chief Global Affairs Correspondent and This Week Co-Anchor Martha Raddatz on Sunday that the U.S. will have to make a decision about whether it can live with North Korea's having nuclear weapons that could put America at ri..
May 27, 2018

South Korean president says he delivered Trump’s message to Kim Jong Un

iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) -- In an effort to salvage an almost scrapped summit between North Korea and the United States, South Korean President Moon Jae-in once again played his mediating role to defuse what he called "little difficulties." Moon says that in a meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on Saturday, he delivered President Trump's firm willingness to end hostile relations with North Korea and to offer economic assistance to the country if leader Kim implements complete..
May 26, 2018

White House to send team to Singapore to prepare in case Trump-Kim Jong Un summit takes place

iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) -- The White House is still planning to send a team to Singapore in case a summit between President Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un happens after all. White House press secretary Sarah Sanders said in a statement that a "pre-advance team for Singapore will leave as scheduled in order to prepare should the summit take place." The statement comes after news of a surprise meeting Saturday morning between Kim Jong Un and South Korean President Moon Jae-in to d..