North Korea’s Kim and Trump meet: Andrea Mitchell weighs risks, rewards

March 9, 2018 Admin3915 0

South Korea’s national security chief Chung Eui-yong briefs President Donald Trump in the Oval Office about his visit to North Korea on Thursday. Yonhap / Reuters Most importantly, the president seemed to surprise his own staff and possibly Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, who is traveling in Africa. Earlier in the day, the State Department spokeswoman said that the U.S. was not scheduling talks about talks. Tillerson was also dismissive, saying the U.S. was ” a long ways from negotiations ” with North Korea and that talks would not be scheduled “at this point.” A State Department official insisted later that the country’s top diplomat had not been blind-sided but was just being, “a very careful speaker.” Perhaps Tillerson was being understandably cautious, having been READ MORE