President Trump fired off a series of unfettered tweets Saturday on his relationships with foreign leaders who often share tense relationships with the U.S. One tweet in particular took issue with North Korea leader Kim Jong Un where Mr. Trump felt insulted for being called “old” and in return called him “short and fat.”
The bulk of the posts were about Russia and Vladimir Putin, who the president briefly met on the sidelines at the APEC Summit in Vietnam. There,in the , an allegation Putin denied, which Mr. Trump said he believed.
Mr. Trump’s Russia tweets expressed hope for better relations with Russia. The tweets also were aimed to discredit the worthiness ofand whether Mr. Trump officials had any role to play.
Still on Russia, Trump proceeded to toss former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton andinto the mix, declaring that his predecessor had “zero chemistry with Putin.”
On China and North Korea, Mr. Trump voiced optimism for progress in the region, claiming Chinese President Xi Jinping is now willing — after meeting with him — to apply stronger pressure on the.
Finally, in one of the more bizarre tweets of the bunch, the president called North Korean leader Kim Jong Un out by name, claiming that Unby calling him “old.” Mr. Trump then expressed an openness to maybe one day become friends with the dictator.
The president’s current stop along hisis in Hanoi, Vietnam, where he will be meeting with President Quang, whom with he will participate in a joint press conference. After that, he will wrap up his historic trip in the Philippines.
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