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President Trump denies that the US ever paid $2 million to N. Korea for Otto Warmbier's release


Trump did not deny that a payment had been discussed

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President Donald Trump has publicly denied that the United States paid North Korea for American Otto Warmbier's release.

What $2 million?

Warmbier, a 22-year-old college student and U.S. citizen, was arrested in North Korea in 2016 for allegedly stealing a propaganda poster while on a tour. He was sentenced to 15 years of hard labor. After 17 months, the U.S. government negotiated for his release in 2017. By that time Warmbier was in a coma. He would never wake up, and he died six days after returning to the United States.

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