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US-North Korea Relations / Summit / A Discussion #1125499

CNN Evening News for Friday, Jun 01, 2018
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) A Keeping Them Honest look at the letter from North Korean leader Kim Jong Un carried to the White House by "spy master" Kim Young Chol†† that brought the June 12 summit back on track & the criticism from some about Trump's eagerness to make a deal introduced; photo of the big letter shown. [Senator Mitch MCCONNELL - says it will be a challenge: don't fall in love with the deal.] The administration's goal for the summit earlier & now. [Four times, TRUMP; four times, White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee SANDERS - talk about the goal of denuclearization.] [Today, TRUMP - says we did not talk about human rights.] What Trump said about he letter introduced. [TRUMP - talks about the letter.]

(Studio: Anderson Cooper; White House: Jim Acosta) The issue of what was in the giant letter, how the summit is not about denuclearization, how holding a summit seems to be a fait accompli with no demands made of the North Koreans discussed.

(Studio: Anderson Cooper: Washington: Jim Sciutto) The shift in Trump's tone about what is expected of the summit with less emphasis on denuclearization, what North Korea has already gotten out the meeting: stature discussed.

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with CNN's Korea analyst Sue Mi Terry & "Washington Post"'s Max Boot about the summit. [TERRY - offers views on the different views on denuclearization, how Kim is playing his cards well.] [BOOT - offerS views on how Trump is just making up the summit, now in a different form with no substance, how Trump has swung the other way on North Korea by embracing Kim Jong Un.] [SCIUTTO - offers views on what other parties, like China, wants.]

Cooper, Anderson;
Acosta, Jim

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