In an interview almost 20 years ago, Trump outlined the situation in a way that was eerily prescient for the latest developments today.
Even Friday’s statement from White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders that put stringent conditions on a potential Trump-Kim meeting haven’t changed the arc of the conflict that Trump outlined long before anyone seriously thought he would be in the Oval Office someday.
During the 1999 sit-down with “Meet the Press” host Tim Russert, then-private citizen Trump laid down how he would approach a conflict with North Korea, and the past year has borne him out.
“First, I negotiate. I would negotiate like crazy. And I’d make sure that we tried to get the best deal possible,” Trump told Russert. – READ MORE[give_form id=”79809″] [contentcards url=”https://conservativetribune.com/trump-perfect-plan-north-korea-nearly-20-years/” target=”_blank”]