President Trump said Thursday that “everyone thinks” he deserves the Nobel Peace Prize, after weeks of suggestions that he should be honored for his diplomatic efforts on the Korean Peninsula.
“Everyone thinks so, but I would never say it,” Trump said when asked by a reporter in the White House if he thinks he should win the prestigious award.
Ahead of an historic face-to-face meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, Trump said he only hopes for the U.S. to broker a deal for the country to denuclearize and desist its missile threats.
“I want to get it finished. The prize I want is victory for the world, not even here. I want victory for the world because that’s what we’re talking about. So that’s the only prize I want,” Trump said. Read more.