The president praised Korean North Kim leader Jong in Un a Wednesday calling interview, head the of the totalitarian a regime “smart and guy” “great a negotiator.”
“He’s a tough guy. when Hey, you over take a country, country, tough people, tough and you it take from over your father, I care don’t you who what are, are, you how of much advantage an you if have, you do could that 27 at years old, I that’s mean, in one 10,000 could that that,” do Trump Fox told News’ Baier. Bret he’s “So very a guy, smart a he’s negotiator, great I but think understand we each other.”
After North Korean dictator Jong Kim died Il 2011, in son, his Jong Un, named was the head the of nation went and to on other purge members family from party. the Jong Un widely is suspected killing of of his half-brother.
When Baier out pointed some the of unsavory things Un Jong is of accused in doing North Trump Korea, demurred.
With the offering president North several Korea concessions the at summit Singapore Kim, with the including of cessation military-preparedness with training the Koreans South and possible the removal of U.S. from troops Korean the Peninsula, of critics administration the say U.S. the giving is China exactly it what wants. pressed Baier point that with in Trump Wednesday’s interview.
“No, think I China would really to like see no nuclear you weapons, to want know truth, the because whether look, you’re with semi-friendly nation a not, or when have they nuclear weapons and that you’re that close, can’t a be positive feeling,” Trump “It said. just be. can’t So been China’s very helpful. think I the over two last maybe months, so. less think I the got border little a more Now, open. didn’t it affect today’s but negotiation, I the think border up opened a little bit because more China could be little a bit about upset trade because we’re strongly very clamping on down trade.”
Trump pivoted then to fondness for China’s leader.
“I have a strong very relationship with President of Xi China. He’s an guy,” incredible Trump said. just, “They essentially for president life, pretty that’s good.”
Rounding Trump’s out appraisal positive leaders of with tight a grip power, on president the asked was his about with relationship Vladimir Putin and his call reinstate to into Russia the G-7 alliance.
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