"It's a one-time shot and I think it's going to work out very well".
The self-proclaimed master dealmaker is facing doubts from multiple corners as he prepares to negotiate with Kim Jong Un.
Even now you can get a sense of the tension that has simmered since 1953 by visiting the dividing line within the Demilitarized Zone, near where the armistice was signed.
"If I think it won't happen, I'm not going to waste my time".
"Within the first minute I'll know", he said.
Rubio, who applauded Trump's now-reversed decision to cancel the summit, said at the time that it was apparent that Kim's goal "was either to gain sanctions relief in exchange for nothing or to collapse worldwide sanctions by making the US appear to be the unreasonable party". "But I feel really confident", Trump told reporters.
"You know if you're going to like someone in the first five seconds, you ever hear that one?"
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The group says that there are 110,000 USA jobs directly tied to U.S. pork exports to Mexico as well as to other countries. The agreement governs trade between the US, Canada and Mexico . "With Brazil we don't have the sanitary measures".
"It's a one-time shot and I think it's going to work out very well", Trump told reporters during a lengthy press briefing at the conclusion of the G7 meeting in Quebec on Saturday afternoon. "I think the G-8 would be better".
And he memorably took the South Korean president by the hand, when they met at the border of their two countries, physically leading him back over into North.
Trump's remarks came two days after he said he didn't need to do a lot of preparation ahead of the historic summit because the interpersonal relationship between the two leaders would be the more important factor.
Pompeo, who will travel on to meetings with officials in South Korea and China after the summit in Singapore, also sought to assuage concerns in those countries that the Trump administration is moving toward the summit without taking into account the views from Seoul, Beijing and Tokyo.
Under a 2016 law passed by Congress, the North Korea Sanctions and Policy Enhancement Act, the president is obligated to investigate and sanction people and entities complicit in human rights abuses in North Korea, not just those involved in weapons proliferation and other illicit activities.
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Capitol: "I don't know the technical answer to that question but obviously he shouldn't. Nevertheless, Ryan made clear that he doesn't believe Trump should pardon himself.
President Trump will stay at the Shangri-La hotel with his delegation.
Trump expressed frustration that some analysts have said Kim already has bested him simply by getting him to agree to a summit, noting that the regime released three American prisoners last month.
It has since been reconfirmed and with days ago the United States president has returned to his fire-and-fury rhetoric.
Then, Trump followed up with another Trudeau-targeted tweet, calling him "meek and mild" during the summit in Montreal and also "very dishonest and weak".
There are clues that something unprecedented is indeed happening - no US president has met with a North Korea leader, after all.
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un inspects the intercontinental ballistic missile Hwasong-15 in this undated photo released by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency in Pyongyang on November 30.
Lava continues to fill Kapoho Bay
It was where vacationers enjoyed tide pools, snorkeling and picnics, reported CNN affiliate Hawaii News Now . The area is primarily home to vacation rentals, but there are a lot of permanent residences there too.
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