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Van Hollen Comments on Empty-Handed Summit with North Korea

March 4th, 2019 by WCBC Radio

The news that President Donald Trump walked away from negotiations with North Korea early and empty-handed led many experts and lawmakers to heave sighs of relief, even as the summit's abrupt finale raises questions about where things go from here.  According to people familiar with conversations among the President's senior national security officials, Trump told some advisers ahead of the Hanoi talks that he did not want to appear overly thirsty to secure a deal, hoping to prove wrong the myriad analysts who predicted he'd give away the store to demonstrate some type of progress. Trump was unpleasantly surprised by a demand from Kim that all sanctions be lifted on North Korea- a sign that Senator Chris Van Hollen reveals how woefully unprepared the president was for the summit. The Maryland Democrat said that, like last year’s summit, North Korea walks away as the winner…

One Response to “Van Hollen Comments on Empty-Handed Summit with North Korea”

  1. March 04, 2019 at 12:54 pm, jackblack said:

    Put this political hack out of his misery,President Trump has done more for world PEACE in two years than Obummer did in eight.—-OBUMMER DID NOTHING POSITIVE.VAN HOLLEN WORTHLESS TO THE CORE!!

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