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“Kim Jong Un did not come to the table out of the goodness of his heart.  He came to the table because he understands that for the first time in a long time, America means what it says and that a military option is on the table.”

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Sen. John Kennedy (R-La.) spoke on the floor of the U.S. Senate this morning about the historic Singapore Summit between U.S. President Donald J. Trump and Chairman Kim Jong Un of the State Affairs Commission of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea.

Click here to watch Sen. Kennedy’s full speech. 

First Step: “I would like to thank President Trump for a successful summit with Kim Jong Un.  It’s a beginning, it’s a baby step, but it’s an important step and I thank President Trump for taking it.”

Coming to the Table: “Kim Jong Un did not come to the table out of the goodness of his heart.  He came to the table because he understands that for the first time in a long time, America means what it says and that a military option is on the table.”

Successful Start: “I would like to thank President Trump today, on behalf of all Americans who believe in peace, for the successful start to what I hope is a successful relationship with North Korea.”

 

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