Trump: I’ll ‘Certainly’ Invite Kim Jong Un To Visit US If Summit Goes Well

(FILES) This combination of file photos created on March 9, 2018 shows North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un during the 5th Conference of the Workers' Party of Korea Cell Chairpersons in this photo from North Korea's offic... (FILES) This combination of file photos created on March 9, 2018 shows North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un during the 5th Conference of the Workers' Party of Korea Cell Chairpersons in this photo from North Korea's official Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) taken on December 23, 2017 and released on December 24, 2017 (L) and US President Donald Trump speaking to the press in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, DC on February 9, 2018. US President Donald Trump agreed on March 8, 2018 to a historic first meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in a stunning development in America's high-stakes nuclear standoff with North Korea / AFP PHOTO / KCNA via KNS AND AFP PHOTO / - AND Saul LOEB / South Korea OUT / REPUBLIC OF KOREA OUT ---EDITORS NOTE--- RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - MANDATORY CREDIT "AFP PHOTO/KCNA VIA KNS" - NO MARKETING NO ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS - DISTRIBUTED AS A SERVICE TO CLIENTS THIS PICTURE WAS MADE AVAILABLE BY A THIRD PARTY. AFP CAN NOT INDEPENDENTLY VERIFY THE AUTHENTICITY, LOCATION, DATE AND CONTENT OF THIS IMAGE. THIS PHOTO IS DISTRIBUTED EXACTLY AS RECEIVED BY AFP. / (Photo credit should read SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images) MORE LESS
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June 7, 2018 2:52 p.m.

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Trump says he would “certainly” invite North Korea’s Kim Jong Un to visit the United States if summit negotiations in Singapore go well.

But Trump said Thursday at a joint news conference with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe that he is also “totally prepared to walk” if things don’t go well, noting that he “did it once before.”

Trump says he’d probably favor the White House over his private Mar-a-Lago club in Palm Beach, Florida, as a venue for hosting Kim, saying: “Maybe we’ll start with the White House.”

He also says he believes Kim is prepared to do something that will be great for his country, his family and himself.

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