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Trump Pivots Again and Says Kim Jong Un Summit ‘Could' Happen on June 12

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President Donald Trump pivoted from his abrupt cancellation of a planned summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, saying it may still happen on the originally scheduled June 12 date.
Trump told reporters on his way to board the presidential helicopter that U.S. officials are in talks with North Korea after the country's "very nice statement" on Friday.
"We are talking to them now," Trump said Friday, adding that the summit with Kim may proceed and "it could even be the 12th."
"We would like to do it," Trump said of the summit, and "they very much would like to do it."
North Korea's...
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South Koreans expect US-North Korea summit to take place 'eventually'

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President Trump canceled the summit on May 23.
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Trump says he's talking to North Korea and the June 12 summit could still happen

Trump says he's talking to North Korea and the June 12 summit could still happen

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President Donald Trump said Friday that he's in communication with North Korea.
The June 12 summit he canceled on Thursday could still take place.
This comes after North Korea walked back some of its hardline rhetoric.
"We're talking to them now. It was a very nice statement they put out. We'll see what happens."
President Donald Trump said Friday that he's talking to North Korea and the June 12 summit he canceled on Thursday could still take place.
Trump's comments, given to White House pool reporters, come after he tweeted praising North Korea for what he called a "warm and productive...
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‘Everybody Plays Games.' Now Trump Is Saying His Summit With North Korea Could Happen

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President Donald Trump on Friday warmly welcomed North Korea's promising response to his abrupt withdrawal from the potentially historic Singapore summit and said “we're talking to them now” about putting it back on track.
“Everybody plays games,” said Trump, who often boasts about his own negotiating tactics and skill.
The president, commenting as he left the White House for a commencement speech, said it was even possible the summit could take place on the originally planned June 12 date.
“They very much want to do it, we'd like to do it,” he said.
Earlier Friday, in a tweet, he had...
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Trump suggests June 12 meeting with North Korea may be back on

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Comes a day after he sent a letter canceling the summit.
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Trump Caught Between Pompeo, Bolton on Summit, Sources Say

Trump Caught Between Pompeo, Bolton on Summit, Sources Say

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The summit between the US and North Korea is off , at least for now-and officials tell NBC News it's because President Trump wanted to nix things before Kim Jong Un had a chance to. "He doesn't want to be the bride left at the altar," a Pusan National University...
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North Korea 'open to talks' despite Trump cancellation of summit

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Pyongyang calls president's decision to abruptly cancel talks unexpected but says it is open to dialogue 'at any time'.
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With Trump's North Korea summit off, is the trade war with China back on?

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Only a week ago, the drums of a trade war seemed to be quieting as the Trump administration put a hold on plans to tax Chinese imports and there was talk of a so-called skinny deal emerging from renegotiations of the North American Free Trade Agreement. But just like that, things could be simmering...
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WATCH: Trump: 'We're talking' with North Korea

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The president told reporters that the summit with North Korea could still happen on June 12.
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Trump slams Dems for 'rooting against' him on N. Korea, 'spy' claims

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The president launched a tweet storm one day after he canceled a summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.
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Summit talk turns warmer; Trump says 'talking to them now'

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WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump on Friday warmly welcomed North Korea's promising response to his abrupt withdrawal from the potentially historic Singapore summit and said "we're talking to them now" about putting it back on track. "Everybody plays games," said Trump, who often boasts about his own negotiating tactics and skill. The president, commenting as he left the White House for a commencement speech, said it was even possible the summit could take place on the originally planned June 12 date. "They very much want to do it, we'd like to do it," he said.
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Trump says US and North Korea still in talks about summit: ‘Everybody plays games'

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WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump says the United States is “talking to” North Korea after he canceled a planned summit with leader Kim Jong Un. He told reporters Friday that “everybody plays games.”
Asked about the summit, Trump said Friday: “We'll see what happens, it could even be the 12th,” referring to the June 12 date originally set.
Trump, who spoke to reporters at the White House before heading to the Naval Academy graduation ceremony, stressed that both sides would like the summit to happen. He said: “They very much want to do it, we'd like to do it.”
Trump withdrew from the...
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Trump sounds note of optimism on North Korea, claims Democrats ‘rooting against' him

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The president took to Twitter following the collapse of a planned summit with Kim Jong Un.
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The Daily 202: Trump's go-it-alone approach to foreign policy angers allies, benefits adversaries

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North Korea announcement shows “America First” is becoming America Alone - and China is the big winner.
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Trump welcomes NK 'warm' response to canceled summit

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WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump on Friday welcomed North Korea's statement that it was still willing to meet despite his cancellation of the summit. He called the North's reaction "warm and productive" and expressed hope for "long and enduring prosperity and peace."
Trump tweeted Friday morning, a day after he withdrew from the June 12 summit. In a letter to North Korea leader Kim Jong Un, Trump had blamed "tremendous anger and open hostility" by Pyongyang, but held out hope that the meeting could happen.
North Korea issued a statement Friday saying it is still "willing to give the...
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Trump got ‘outplayed' on North Korea, the left says

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1. How Trump Got Outplayed on North Korea
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How can Trump ‘win' following North Korea? The right considers

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1. Trump should get even tougher with North Korea
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Trump says Dems are "rooting against" North Korea talks

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WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump is accusing Democrats of "rooting against us in our negotiations with North Korea."
Trump lashed out against Democrats on Twitter Friday, a day after he withdrew from a planned summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. The cancellation drew sharp criticism from a number of top Democrats.
Trump says Democrats are also: "coming to the defense of MS 13 thugs, saying that they are individuals & must be nurtured, or asking to end your big Tax Cuts & raise your taxes instead."
He adds: "Dems have lost touch!"
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