Earlier in the day, Trump said in an interview with the Bloomberg News that he's willing to meet with the North's leader. And I feel humbled every day to have it, to represent the president, the White House and the.American people, ' he stated.
White House press secretary Sean Spicer said that everything President Trump won in the spending deal was a bonus, since the funding for the current fiscal year that ends September 30 was supposed to be set before Mr. Trump took office.
"If it would be appropriate for me to meet with him, I would absolutely, I would be honored to do it", Trump said.
North Korea ballistic missile test north of capital 'appears to have failed'
The official was citing an American assessment and says it appeared to be a medium-range KN-17 ballistic missile. The US would use military force if necessary, he said.
Echoing Trump, Spicer praised Kim from his lectern inside the White House briefing room for leading North Korea "forward".
White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer has a nickname for his televised battles with the press that are earning him the ratings of a daytime drama: 'Stump the Chump'.
At Monday's press briefing, when asked whether Trump knew about Duterte's murderous tendencies, Spicer merely said Trump is "briefed" before speaking with world leaders.
Facing Election France's Le Pen Takes Soft Stance on Dumping Euro
He said her rival, independent centrist Emmanuel Macron, "wants to dynamize the economy, but he is among those who dynamited it". Front-runner Macron became economic adviser to Hollande when he took office in 2012 and was named economy minister in 2014.
The president has spent much of his first 100 days in office reckoning with the realities of governing, even with a Republican-led Congress. Thrush asked Spicer. "Does he admire something with the way these guys conduct themselves?"
"He's been working on that with both his economic and policy team, but this week we're a little busy with the [spending bill] and healthcare", Spicer said. "Clearly the conditions are not there right now".
"There is a lot that this president talks to these leaders in private about", Spicer said, adding that "building a relationship" with those leaders in private is often "better for achieving results" overall.
'Happy Days' Star Erin Moran Dies at 56
CORYDON, Ind. (AP) - Authorities say former " Happy Days " star Erin Moran likely died from cancer at her southern IN home.