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White House: Trump is Fulfilling Promise on U.S. – Korea Free Trade Agreement and National Security

The White House released a statement Wednesday afternoon highlighting successes of the Trump administration in negotiating a bilateral trade agreement with South Korea and National Security. From the office of the press secretary: March 28, 2018 “We want to make a deal that’s fair for the United States and fair for South Korea. “ President Donald J. Trump IMPROVING BAD ...

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South Korea Credits Trump’s ‘Leadership’ For Kim Jong Un’s Sudden Offer To Talk


  by Ryan Pickrell South Korea is crediting President Donald Trump for the remarkable change in North Korea’s behavior. After a year of angry threats and weapons testing, North Korea is engaging its southern neighbors in dialogue. Even more incredible is that Kim Jong Un has offered to meet with Trump, discuss denuclearization, and even halt nuclear and missile testing while dialogue ...

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Statement by South Korean National Security Advisor Chung Eui-Yong [full transcript]

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South Korean National Security Advisor Chung Eui-Yong made an announcement Thursday night at the White House in which he discussed North Korea’s willingness to meet and discuss denuclearization. Full Transcript Good evening. Today, I had the privilege of briefing President Trump on my recent visit to Pyongyang, North Korea. Id like to thank President Trump, the Vice President and his ...

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South Korean President Says Trump Deserves Credit For Making Talks With North Korea Possible

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  by Ryan Pickrell President Donald Trump’s intense pressure campaign appears to have done the trick, the South Korean president suggested Tuesday. Trump “made a huge contribution to make inter-Korean talks happen,” President Moon Jae-in explained to reporters Tuesday night, adding, “I’d like to express my gratitude.” He reportedly said that talks “could be the effect of the sanctions and pressure led by the ...

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Watch: Trump addresses the South Korean National Assembly [video + transcript]

TRump addresses the National Assembly South Korea

President Donald Trump addresses the National Assembly of the Republic of Korea (South Korea) Wednesday as part of his 12-day marathon diplomatic trip through Japan and Asia. The president received a standing ovation at the end of his speech. [email protected] concludes his speech to South Korean National Assembly to standing ovation. #POTUSinAsia pic.twitter.com/T1KyxbPRvE — Sarah Sanders (@PressSec) November 8, 2017 ...

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President Donald Trump’s Schedule for Wednesday, November 8, 2017

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President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump will participate in an embassy meet and greet then participate in a courtesy call with National Assembly Leaders. Afterward, the President will deliver a speech to the National Assembly and the President and First Lady will then travel to the Seoul National Cemetery to participate in a wreath-laying ceremony. In the afternoon, the President ...

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Watch: Presidents Trump and Moon Jae-in of South Korea hold a joint press conference

Donald Trump and Moon Jae-in press conference 11-7-17

President Donald Trump and President Moon Jae-in of South Korea hold a press conference Tuesday at the Blue House in the Republic of Korea. Transcript from the press conference PRESIDENT MOON: (As interpreted.) I extend my heartfelt welcome to the visit by Your Excellency, President Donald Trump, and Madam First Lady to the Republic of Korea. His visit marks the ...

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Watch: Joint Statements of Presidents Trump and Moon Jae-in

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President Donald Trump and President Moon Jae-in of South Korea deliver joint statements after the first day of bilateral talks on North Korea and trade. Transcript of Statements by President Trump PRESIDENT MOON: (No translation provided.) PRESIDENT TRUMP: Well, thank you very much, Mr. President. And it’s an honor to be here with my representatives. And we’re going to have ...

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President Donald Trump’s Schedule for Tuesday, November 7, 2017

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President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump will depart Tokyo, Japan Tuesday morning en route to Pyeongtaek, Republic of Korea (South Korea.) In the afternoon, the President will have lunch with troops from the United States and the Republic of Korea then receive an operational briefing. Later Tuesday afternoon, the President and First Lady will participate in an arrival ...

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Trump begins 12-Day Marathon Foreign Diplomacy Trip

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President Donald Trump starts on Friday his 12-day marathon foreign diplomacy trip through the Pacific Rim, China and Southeast Asia beginning in Hawaii. The trip includes stops in Japan, South Korea, China, Vietnam and the ending in the Philippines on Nov. 13. “The president’s travel will underscore his commitment to longstanding United States alliances and partnerships, and reaffirm United States leadership ...

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Trump approves billions in military hardware for South Korea

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The White House issued a statement Monday afternoon saying the President Donald Trump had approved several billions of dollars in military equipment and weapons to South Korea in a call with President Moon Jae-In. The approval was described as “conceptual” in the statement which muddies the meaning of the announcement but demonstrates solidarity with a crucial U.S. ally in the region. ...

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Carrier Strike Group 5 Reinforcing South Korean Navy


The United States is reinforcing its commitment to South Korea by sending Carrier Group 5 to the region. How long the U.S.S. Ronald Reagan and her escorts will remain is unknown, but as of Monday, she steamed strong in formation with her group and with ships of the South Korean Navy as a show of solidarity with the Southeast Asian ...

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Free trade is for idiots

For decades, globalists and libertarian free trade ideologues have been telling us that free trade has been “good” for America, that it’s a traditional conservative/Republican policy, and that any suggestion that America should protect its industry – i.e. protectionism – is a Big Government policy and a betray of “free market principles”. Free trade is the religion of the CATO ...

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