President Trump reportedly worried that North Korea could pull the plug on a planned summit with the country’s leader Kim Jong Un, and decided to cancel the meeting on Thursday before Kim got the chance.
NBC News reported that Trump’s decision to nix the June 12 meeting with Kim in Singapore came shortly after the president and his top advisers began seriously discussing the prospect of withdrawing.
The decision was abrupt. Trump did not give a heads up to congressional leaders or key allies, NBC News reported.
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