The first day of the summit meeting between President Trump and North Korea’s Kim Jong Un had apparently gone well with the latter, for the first time ever, happy to take questions from reporters in the press room. Both seemed pleased with their ‘constructive meetings’ and advised that after lunch today there would be a small ceremony; both have now been cancelled. This will add to the US President’s woes where Niall Ferguson of Stanford University suggested yesterday that the spat between Trump and his Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer would result in a ‘weak’ and ‘inadequate’ trade deal with China.
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