A reporter asked President Donald Trump Friday morning how he could “[defend] Kim Jong Un’s human rights record” while also speaking passionately against the North Korean actions that lead to Otto Warmbier’s death.
“You know why? Because I don't want to see a nuclear weapon destroy you and your family,” Trump said.
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“I want to have a good relationship with North Korea … If you’re fair, when I came in, people thought we were probably going to war with North Korea. If we did, millions of people would have been killed.”