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Trump Dings ‘Sleepy Eyes’ Chuck Todd For Downplaying US Negotiations With North Korea

President Donald Trump clobbered NBC host Chuck Todd Sunday morning for supposedly suggesting the U.S. gave up too much in its negotiations with North Korea.

“Sleepy Eyes Chuck Todd of Fake News NBC just stated that we have given up so much in our negotiations with North Korea, and they have given up nothing,” Trump wrote in a tweet Sunday. He was likely referring to comments Todd made on Sunday’s “Today Show,” which airs before “Meet The Press.”

“Wow, we haven’t given up anything & they have agreed to denuclearization (so great for World), site closure, & no more testing!” Trump added in an early Sunday morning tweet, which came less than a week after North Korean leader Kim Jong Un agreed to the “complete denuclearization” of the Korean Peninsula without preconditions.


The communist country has repeatedly demanded the withdrawal of U.S. troops, yet the Kim regime could accept the U.S. military presence in Korea if a peace treaty was signed and relations between Washington and Pyongyang were normalized, the North Korean entity has also said on occasion.

There are 28,000 troops stationed in South Korea, but those numbers have fluctuated. The U.S. regularly deploys strategic assets to the peninsula for joint drills and combat exercises. North Korea has made similar promises in the past, offering to abandon its pursuit of nuclear weapons then offering to abandon the nuclear weapons it promised to never build in the first place.

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