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Wednesday, August 15, 2018

North Korea Continues To Clown Trump On Nuclear Deal

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While Trump continues to believe he and North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un are the very best of friends now, and the hostility between our two nations is all patched up and done with, reality begs to differ.

The United States has made several proposals to North Korea about ending its nuclear program, CNN reports — all of which the regime has rejected and called “gangster-like.”

That makes it awfully difficult for top diplomats to make good on Trump’s empty promises following his meeting with Kim in June.

“[E]verybody can now feel much safer than the day I took office. There is no longer a Nuclear Threat from North Korea.…

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On North Korea And Iran, Trump Is Deluding Himself

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Take a tough Republican president, a Chinese government committed to help us and a North Korean government faced with demands for denuclearization, and what do you get? It sounds like breaking news. But the scene comes from 2007, when the Bush administration thought it had achieved a historic breakthrough with North Korea. It was mistaken.

So, it appears, is Donald Trump. In June, he emerged from a summit with Kim Jong Un and tweeted that “everybody can now feel much safer” because there is “no longer a Nuclear Threat from North Korea.” He could have been accused of putting the cart before the horse, if there were a cart, or a horse.…

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How Trump Got The World To Boycott America

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Are President Trump’s threats and insults against our allies just an obnoxious negotiating tactic? It hardly matters, because they haven’t worked. And it’s worse than not working. Trump has turned “made in America” into consumer poison around the globe.

Trump is not content to wage a simple war on trade, itself an economically ignorant endeavor. He feels compelled to also dump invective on the foreigners who buy our goods and services. Whether to entertain his base or to serve the interests of Vladimir Putin, the result is long-lasting damage to our producers. No discernable American interest hides in this rubble.…

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