JOE BIDEN/NORTH KOREA: “Kim Jung Un of North Korea, who I got to know and got along with very well during my years as President, is not happy with the U.S. and South Korea doing big training and air exercises together. He feels threatened. Even I would constantly complain that South Korea pays us very […]

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CLASSIFIED DOCUMENTS: “An excerpt from a new audiobook revealed that President Donald J. Trump shared classified letters from Kim Jong-un, the North Korean leader, with the journalist Bob Woodward and seemed to acknowledge that they were sensitive material that he should not be sharing… The Washington Post reported that a month later, in January 2020, […]

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JOE BIDEN: “Joe is — was a dumb guy a long time ago. He was hale and hearty. That’s all he had going. He was hale and hearty. He was a toucher. He was a feeler. And a long time ago, you know, he was a warm kind of a guy, but dumb, dumb as […]

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NORTH KOREA/SANCTIONS: “Remember about a month ago, two months ago, they [North Korea] broke into the demilitarized zone and they said, ‘Oh, he’s going to attack.’ I said, ‘No, he’s not. Don’t worry about it.’ I got to know him very well. We have a good relationship. People said, ‘He has a good relationship with […]

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CHINA/JOE BIDEN/NANCY PELOSI/NORTH KOREA/RUSSIA/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT/VLADIMIR PUTIN: “Nancy Pelosi said she got ‘set up’ by the owner (a very good one) of a beauty parlor. If so, how will she do in negotiations against President Xi of China, President Putin of Russia, or Kim Jong Un of North Korea. Not so well, I suspect, but […]

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NORTH KOREA/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “President Trump has just walked across the demarcation line. That made him the first U.S. President to visit our country. I believe just looking at this action, this is an expression of his willingness to eliminate all the unfortunate past and open a new future.” -Kim Jong Un (as interpreted), “Remarks […]

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NORTH KOREA: “I just received a beautiful letter from Kim Jong Un. I can’t show you the letter, obviously, but it was a very personal, very warm, very nice letter. I appreciate it. And I’ll say it again: I think that North Korea has tremendous potential, and he’ll be there. I think that North Korea, […]

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NORTH KOREA/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “If I weren’t President, you’d be in war. You would’ve been in war with Korea. You would have been in war with North Korea if I wasn’t President — that, I can tell you. He expected that — that, I can tell you.” -Donald Trump, “Remarks by President Trump, Vice President […]

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NORTH KOREA: “I actually stepped in with Chairman Kim. I stepped into North Korea. And they say that’s a very historic moment. And I think it is a historic moment and a very good moment. And — he asked me, ‘Would you like to do that?’ And I said, ‘It would be my honor.’ And […]

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FOREIGN POLICY/JAPAN/NORTH KOREA: “President Trump conducted summit meeting with North Korea together with Chairman Kim. He agreed on the denuclearization of Korean Peninsula and he signed the document. There was great significance in that. He cracked open the shell of distrust so that a future — bright future — can be shared and urge North […]

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NORTH KOREA: “Kim Jong Un understands the unbelievable economic potential that country has. It’s located between Russia and China, on one side, and South Korea on the other. And it’s all waterfront property. It’s a great location, as we used to say in the real estate business. And I think he sees that.” -Donald Trump, […]

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JOE BIDEN/NORTH KOREA: “Kim Jong Un made a statement that Joe Biden is a low-IQ individual. He probably is, based on his record. I think I agree with him on that.” -Donald Trump, “Remarks by President Trump and Prime Minister Abe of Japan in Joint Press Conference,” whitehouse.gov, May 27, 2019 […]

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OBAMA/NORTH KOREA: “I have a feeling that our relationship with North Korea — Kim Jong Un and myself — Chairman Kim — I think it’s a very good one. I think it remains good. I would be surprised, in a negative way, if he did anything that was not per our understanding. But we’ll see […]

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NORTH KOREA: “I think he’s [Kim Jong Un] got a chance to have one of the most successful countries — rapidly, too — on Earth. Incredible country, incredible location. You’re right between — if you think of it, you have, on one side, Russia and China, and on the other you have South Korea, and […]

Read More… from 2/28/2019


NORTH KOREA: “Chairman Kim [of North Korea] and I have a very good relationship. I wouldn’t be surprised to see something work out. I really believe that, as an economic power, because of its location in between. I mean, if you look on a map and you see Russia, China, and right in the middle […]

Read More… from 2/20/2019