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Trump Lowers Expectations As He Announces North Korea Summit Back On

After canceling the much-ballyhooed summit with North Korea, Donald Trump now says the meeting with “supreme leader” Kim Jong-Un is back on.

But.

The Trumpster made a point of lowering expectations for the outcome saying this will be more of a “get-to-know-you” kind of meeting (cough**photo-op**cough).

The summit was cancelled by the president last week on the grounds that Mr. Kim’s government had shown “open hostility” toward his administration.

From The New York Times:

The president rescheduled the get-together with Kim Jong-un, the North Korean leader, barely a week after scrubbing it on the grounds that Mr. Kim’s government had shown “open hostility” toward his administration. In the days since, both sides worked to bridge the divide and proceed with the meeting.

The reversal followed an Oval Office meeting on Friday afternoon with a high-ranking North Korean envoy who delivered a personal letter from Mr. Kim to Mr. Trump. The envoy, Kim Yong-chol, the former North Korean intelligence chief and top nuclear arms negotiator, became the first North Korean official to set foot in the White House since 2000 and only the second ever to meet with a sitting American president.