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'He didn't know about it'

Mar 01, 2019 - The Cincinnati Enquirer (Ohio)

Politicians and diplomats across the spectrum expressed disbelief Thursday at President Donald's Trump's assertion that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un did not know what happened to Otto Warmbier while the suburban Cincinnati man was in Pyongyang's custody.

The president made the observation about Kim at Thursday's close of his summit in Hanoi, Vietnam, with the North Korean leader. The meeting ended early without an agreement on the key goal, regulating that nation's nuclear program.

At the concluding news conference, Trump was asked about Warmbier, and the president said he does not hold Kim responsibl...