'Trump Pump' Handshake Gave President Upper Hand With Kim Jong Un

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Dems lack heir apparent this time MORE said Tuesday he floated the prospect of beachfront hotels and other real estate developments in North Korea during his meeting with the country's leader, Kim Jong Un. The White House is marking the meeting down as a success after the two leaders signed an agreement to move the relationship forward, in addition to receiving a pledge the regime will denuclearize. "To show vision and leadership - or not?"

As they sat down for their tete-a-tete, the USA leader - who had said he would know "within the first minute" if a deal would be possible - predicted a "terrific relationship" with Kim.

"We're going to have a great discussion and I think tremendous success". "We didn't have a big screen like you [the media] have the luxury of having, we didn't need it because we had it on a cassette and an iPad".

According to Will Ripley, CNN correspondent who has visited North Korea 19 times, the interpreter with President Trump is Dr. Yun-hyang Lee, the division chief of interpreting services at the State Department.

US President Donald Trump signed what he called a "comprehensive document" with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, capping an historic summit aimed at overcoming decades of hostility and mistrust.

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U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un are chatting over a lunch of beef short ribs, sweet and sour crispy pork, and braised codfish.

Speaking at a press conference after the signing, President Trump also suggested the USA would suspend its joint-military exercises with South Korea in exchange for denuclearization, calling them "very provocative".

"We had it made up", Trump said.

Trump gives his trademark thumbs up to a grinning Kim.

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