Trump says 3 Americans held in North Korea have been released

Washington (AP) —┬áPresident Donald Trump says Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is on his way back from North Korea with three American detainees, saying they “seem to be in good health.”

Trump made the announcement on Twitter Wednesday, saying “Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is in the air and on his way back from North Korea with the 3 wonderful gentlemen that everyone is looking so forward to meeting.”

Trump added that Pompeo had a “good meeting” with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.

Trump is planning a historic summit with the North Korean leader.

In another Tweet, Trump said Pompeo and the detainees will be landing at Andrews Air Force Base at 2 a.m. Thursday. He says “I will be there to greet them. Very exciting!”

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3 comments

  • C

    Who’s the better negotiator, Trump or Obama? I don’t know that we gave up anything for the three detained Americans. But, I remember well Obama trading five known terrorists for a deserter named Bowe Bergdahl. That was then, this is now.

  • Bud

    Imagine the great things this Administration could accomplish if the democrats in congress wanted to work for their American constituents instead of foreigners, Illegal Aliens, criminals and anything President Trump.