A grand diplomatic triumph, a headline-dominating spectacle that could lead to the disarmament of a dangerous nation and a vital political victory for Trump was threatened to be upstaged by the testimony of his former lawyer and fixer before Congress
U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean Leader Kim Jong Un held an initial meeting and had dinner together at a hotel in Hanoi as their second summit officially began Wednesday. Both leaders were optimistic about the meetings. As Jeff Custer reports from Washington, the U.S. president denied that he has walked back his pledge to denuclearize the Korean peninsula.
There has been a persistent suggestion that Kim will look around at the relative prosperity of his Vietnamese hosts — who are certainly no strangers to US hostility — and think that he, too, should open up his country to more foreign investment and trade
U.S. President Donald Trump says his "friend," North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, has "awesome" potential to grow his economy. That message came in a tweet just hours before Trump is set to meet Kim in Vietnam. But it's not clear whether Trump's personal outreach to Kim can bring results, as VOA's Bill Gallo reports from Hanoi.