As Kim Jong Un has said denuclearization is off the negotiating table, Trump suggests that this could be perceived as election interference.
Trump said Saturday: “I’d be surprised if North Korea acted hostilely. I have a very good relationship with Kim Jong-un. I think we both want to keep it that way. He knows I have an election coming up. I don’t think he wants to interfere with that.”
A vague agreement between the two leaders last year has fizzled into a political nothingburger, as North Korea has said for weeks that talks have become impossible with “hostile policies” of the U.S.
Story at Axios.