"I had the chance to speak with my North Korean counterpart Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho today", Mike Pompeo tweeted on Saturday, describing the exchange as "quick and polite" and noting that the U.S. delegation to the ASEAN regional forum in Singapore "had the opportunity to deliver Donald Trump's reply to Chairman Kim’s letter."
Mike was even kind enough to share a fun picture.
(Secretary of State Mike Pompeo shakes hands with North Korea's Ri Yong Ho, Saturday, August 4)
Earlier this week, Trump referenced an apparent correspondence with Kim that the White House subsequently billed as an effort on Pyongyang's part to "follow up" on the Singapore summit in the interest of "advancing the commitments made" at the June meeting.
In a Thursday tweet, Trump thanked Kim for returning the remains of fallen U.S. soldiers, a symbolic act that the administration has been keen to pitch as evidence of good will on the part of the Kim regime. "Also, thank you for your nice letter - l look forward to seeing you soon!", Trump said in the same tweet.
It's almost sad to watch a U.S. president being manipulated by a 35-year-old despot, but Trump's various antics and brazen balderdash aren'
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