President destroys Obama’s legacy by describing what he said about North Korean leader
Donald Trump has revealed what Barack Obama secretly told him about Kim Jong-un, completely destroying the former president’s legacy in the process.
During a trip to promote American manufacturing in the Midwest, President Trump used the opportunity to slam his predecessor on trade and international diplomacy.
Whilst giving a speech, Trump described a conversation in which Obama confided in him over his approach to the North Korean leader.
What the ex-POTUS Obama told Trump about he handled conflict with North Korea caused jaws to drop.
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Daily Caller reports: President Trump was on a manufacturing tour Thursday afternoon in Illinois, touting his administration’s policies on trade and manufacturing.
The president held a rally at the recently reopened Granite City Works Steel Coil Warehouse in Granite City, Illinois.
His wide-ranging speech touched on a number of issues where Trump contrasted his administration with former President Obama’s.
Trump began by describing what Obama told him about his relationship with North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un.
He said, “When I met with President Obama, it sounded like he was ready to go to war with North Korea,” Trump said, “Sounded like he was ready to go to war.”
The president continued, “I said, ‘Did you ever speak to him?’”
Trump said the answer was “No.”
Trump continued, “I said, ‘Wouldn’t it be nice to speak to him? Did you ever speak to him?’ ‘No.’ But it sounded to me — respectfully like he was ready to go to war.”
Trump described how war with Korea would cost many American and Korean lives.
“Who knows ultimately what will happen, but for nine months, no nuclear tests, no rockets going up, no missiles going over Japan.
“We got our three hostages back and we did pay anything,” Trump said to thunderous applause, “They’ve already blown up nuclear areas.
“They took down the propaganda that was all over North Korea, signs, music, all of this stuff taken down.
Trump concluded, “Making a lot of progress.
“But if you read the papers, you wouldn’t understand that.
“You don’t get the real view from the fake news media.”
Trump’s historic June summit was the first between the American and North Korean leaders.