Trump Revoked New Sanctions Targeting North Korea Because He ‘Likes Chairman Kim’

Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said Friday that President Donald Trump chose to reverse sanctions targeting North Korea just a day after the U.S. Treasury implemented them because he “likes Chairman Kim and he doesn’t think these sanctions will be necessary.” The Treasury had ordered sanctions against two Chinese shipping companies Thursday, alleging they had […]

North Korean Sanctions Will Not Be Lifted Until Nuclear Risks Are ‘Substantially Reduced,’ Pompeo Says

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said economic sanctions would not be lifted until the threat of nuclear warfare from North Korea is at least significantly reduced, seemingly leaving open the possibility of sanctions relief prior to complete denuclearization. “The American people should know we have the toughest economic sanctions that have ever been placed on […]