GOP candidates criticize Trump for praising Kim Jong Un after WHO added North Korea to its executive board

  • 📰 NBCNews
  • ⏱ Reading Time:
  • 22 sec. here
  • 2 min. at publisher
  • 📊 Quality Score:
  • News: 12%
  • Publisher: 86%

United States Headlines News

United States Latest News,United States Headlines

Several Republican presidential candidates took aim at former President Trump for praising North Korean leader Kim Jong Un after the hermit kingdom was elected to the executive board of the World Health Organization last week.

President Donald Trump shakes hands with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un at the border village of Panmunjom in the Demilitarized Zone, South Korea, on June 30, 2019.Several Republican presidential candidates took aim at former President Donald Trump for praising North Korean leader Kim Jong Un after the hermit kingdom was elected to the executive board of the World Health Organization last week.to his social media platform Truth Social on Friday.

“Kim Jong Un is a thug and a tyrant, and he has tested ballistic missiles against our allies,” Haley said. “He’s threatened us. There’s nothing to congratulate him about. I mean, he’s been terrible to his people. He’s been terrible to America and we need to stop being nice to countries that hate America.”Former Vice President Mike Pence, who is, criticized his former boss for congratulating the North Korean leader.

 

Thank you for your comment. Your comment will be published after being reviewed.
Please try again later.
We have summarized this news so that you can read it quickly. If you are interested in the news, you can read the full text here. Read more:

 /  🏆 10. in US

United States Latest News, United States Headlines

Similar News:You can also read news stories similar to this one that we have collected from other news sources.

Trump congratulates Kim Jong Un on North Korean election to WHO executive boardFormer President Donald Trump congratulated North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un on Friday after North Korea was seated on the WHO executive board.
Source: FoxNews - 🏆 9. / 87 Read more »

Pence dings Trump over praise for North Korea's Kim Jong UnThe former vice president and soon-to-be 2024 presidential candidate made a rare jab, saying that “no one should be praising the dictator in North Korea.”
Source: politico - 🏆 381. / 59 Read more »

Georgia governor rips Trump for praising Kim Jong UnBrian Kemp, a bitter enemy of Trump since the 2020 presidential election, denounced the former president for 'congratulating North Korea's murderous dictator.'
Source: Newsweek - 🏆 468. / 52 Read more »

Trump takes heat from GOP rivals for congratulating Kim Jong Un on WHO inclusionA number of Republican presidential hopefuls criticized former President Donald Trump on Saturday for congratulating North Korean leader Kim Jong Un over his country's appointment to the World Health Organization's executive board.
Source: dcexaminer - 🏆 6. / 94 Read more »

Pence, Haley and DeSantis slam Trump for congratulating North Korea's Kim Jung UnMike Pence and Nikki Haley are heavily criticizing Donald Trump for celebrating North Korea's appointment to the World Health Organization.
Source: FoxNews - 🏆 9. / 87 Read more »

North Korean leader's sister vows 2nd attempt to launch spy satellite, slams UN meetingThe influential sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has vowed again to push for a second launch of a spy satellite. Kim Yo Jong's statement Sunday also included criticism of a recent U.N. Security Council meeting convened over North Korea's first, failed launch last week. The North's satellite launch violated U.N. Security Council resolutions that ban the country from committing any launch using ballistic technology. Kim Yo Jong accuses the U.N. council of being “discriminatory and ignorant” because it only takes issue with the North’s satellite launches while thousands of satellites launched by other countries are already operating in space.
Source: AP - 🏆 728. / 51 Read more »