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North Korea-US Relations / Summit / Friedman Interview (Part I) #1124664

CNN Evening News for Tuesday, May 15, 2018
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper; White House: Boris Sanchez) Breaking news on the threat of a cancellation of the US-North Korea summit with reports Kim Jong Un may pull out due to US-South Korea military exercises that blindsided the White House officials discussed. [State Department spokeswoman Heather NAUERT†- comments on North Korea & the exercises.] A statement from White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders about the summit prospects quoted.

(Studio: Anderson Cooper; Washington: John Kirby) What Kim may be up to with this move, that it may be a way to protest the military exercises, how it may have been showmanship discussed.

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Earlier discussion held with CNN's "Thank You for Being Late" author Thomas Friedman about North Korea. [FRIEDMAN - offers views on how North Korea has sold "this carpet of denuclearization" to three presidents, what China's Xi Jinping may have said to Kim since China does not want a united Korea, what Kim may have thought about President Trump pulling out of the Iran nuclear deal & what he said about China, how Trump would be eviscerated if he came back with no deal, how Trump is building Kim's ego up.]

Cooper, Anderson;
Sanchez, Boris;
Kirby, John

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