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USA: Trump hails 'tremendous progress' on DPRK before heading for Carolinas01:54

USA: Trump hails 'tremendous progress' on DPRK before heading for Carolinas

United States, Washington D.C.
September 19, 2018 at 19:01 GMT +00:00 · Published

US President Donald Trump praised the 'tremendous progress' made with North Korea while speaking to the press in Washington DC on Wednesday, just before heading to hurricane affected areas in the Carolinas.

"We're making tremendous progress with respect to North Korea," President Trump said, adding that "prior to becoming president it looked like we were going to war with North Korea and now we have a lot of progress."

Trump also noted that the leaders of North and South Korea met at the Inter-Korean summit in Pyongyang, and said “now they want to go and put a bid in for the Olympics,” in reference to the statement made by North and South Korea on their plan to bid to co-host the 2032 Olympic Games.

He then called the sexual assault allegation made against Supreme Court candidate Brett Kavanaugh by university professor Christine Blasey Ford "tough,” and called on her to testify before the Senate, saying: "If she shows up and makes a credible showing, that will be very interesting, and we'll have to make a decision."

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US President Donald Trump praised the 'tremendous progress' made with North Korea while speaking to the press in Washington DC on Wednesday, just before heading to hurricane affected areas in the Carolinas.

"We're making tremendous progress with respect to North Korea," President Trump said, adding that "prior to becoming president it looked like we were going to war with North Korea and now we have a lot of progress."

Trump also noted that the leaders of North and South Korea met at the Inter-Korean summit in Pyongyang, and said “now they want to go and put a bid in for the Olympics,” in reference to the statement made by North and South Korea on their plan to bid to co-host the 2032 Olympic Games.

He then called the sexual assault allegation made against Supreme Court candidate Brett Kavanaugh by university professor Christine Blasey Ford "tough,” and called on her to testify before the Senate, saying: "If she shows up and makes a credible showing, that will be very interesting, and we'll have to make a decision."

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