Cheery Trump Tweets Contrast With North Korea’s Steady Nuke Production

US President Donald Trump and North Korea leader Kim Jong Un walk from lunch at the Capella resort on Sentosa Island in Singapore on June 12, 2018. - Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un became on June 12, the first sitting ... US President Donald Trump and North Korea leader Kim Jong Un walk from lunch at the Capella resort on Sentosa Island in Singapore on June 12, 2018. - Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un became on June 12, the first sitting US and North Korean leaders to meet, shake hands and negotiate to end a decades-old nuclear stand-off. (Photo by Susan Walsh / POOL / AFP) (Photo credit should read SUSAN WALSH/AFP/Getty Images) MORE LESS
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September 10, 2018 9:19 am
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North Korea is working to conceal its nuclear weapons, taking measures like building structures to conceal warhead storage facilities and moving the weapons from place to place to make them harder to track, according to a Monday NBC News report.

U.S. intelligence reportedly estimates that the North Koreans are on track to create five to eight new weapons this year, figures apace with the average of six weapons a year that they were constructing before the Trump-Kim summit.

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, already deeply doubtful that inroads could be made with the North Koreans, has become disillusioned with the process when faced with the evidence, per NBC.

President Donald Trump, on the other hand, continues to tweet messages like “we will get it done together!” and “we will prove everyone wrong!” displaying his affection for North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and his desire to keep foreign policy messaging positive before the midterms.

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