Tuesday, June 12, 2018

U.S. Political Reaction To The Trump-Kim Summit

The Hill: GOP senators: We want vote on any North Korea deal

Republican senators said on Tuesday that they want the Trump administration to submit any final deal between the United States and North Korea to Congress for a vote.

The push for a congressional role comes as Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un signed an agreement committing the United States to unspecified "security guarantees" in exchange for a denuclearized Korean Peninsula.

"Yeah, assuming there is a final agreement, they've indicted that they would bring that agreement to us in the form of a treaty," GOP Sen. Bob Corker (R-Tenn.), the Foreign Relations Committee chairman, said on Tuesday.

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WNU Editor: With the exception of a few Republicans and Democrat progressives .... I do not see much support or enthusiasm for President Trump's outreach to North Korea.

More News On The U.S. Political Reaction To The Trump-Kim Summit

Dems rip Trump concessions, 'embarrassing' rhetoric with Kim -- The Hill
'What the hell?' Democrats in Congress slam North Korea summit as 'embarrassing' and vent that Trump legitimized Kim's gulags as Republican Rubio snipes that no one complained when Obama met with the Cubans -- Daily Mail
McConnell: North Korea summit beginning of an 'arduous process' -- The Hill
Senior Republican senator suggests Trump-Kim deal lacks substance -- The Guardian
Graham warns that Trump's deal with North Korea needs approval from Congress -- The Hill
Republicans demand vote on any North Korea deal -- Politico
GOP senator 'troubled' by Trump announcement to halt US-South Korean military drills -- The Hill
Bill Richardson: U.S., North Korea statement has 'no meat on bones' -- UPI
Biden: Trump has reduced US leverage with North Korea -- The Hill
Bernie Sanders: Trump-Kim summit a 'positive step' -- The Hill

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