Trump falsely declares post-summit victory

By: AP | Washington |
Published: June 13, 2018 10:50:58 pm

U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un walk after lunch at the Capella Hotel on Sentosa island in Singapore June 12, 2018. (REUTERS)

President Donald Trump falsely declared victory after his meeting with North Korea’s leader and twisted history in celebrating his summit with Kim Jong Un. A look at some of Trump’s statements and how they compare with the facts:

Trump’s Tweets: “Just landed – a long trip, but everybody can now feel much safer than the day I took office. There is no longer a Nuclear Threat from North Korea … Before taking office people were assuming that we were going to War with North Korea. President (Barack) Obama said that North Korea was our biggest and most dangerous problem. No longer – sleep well tonight!” The Facts: Trump is…

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