Trump: 'We're going to give you protection'

President Trump is offering North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un "protection" after a threat to cancel their summit next month. ABC News' Janai Norman reports.
2:08 | 05/18/18

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We turn out to North Korean and you move by president trump to get Kim junk food to the negotiating table. North Korea has threatened to cancel their summit next month but now president trump is promising protection for the North Korean dictator. ABC's Jeanette Norman has the latest good morning today protection what's that supposed to mean right Diane good morning so as you know it is North Korea ups calling into question whether this summit next month will actually happen. And now president trump offering those protections to the dictator if they can make a deal. The historic summit now in jeopardy. North Korea signaling to sit down with the US may be off the president trump says nothing has changed but we have not been told anything which is reading sewers like you are North Korean officials criticizing the US angry over ongoing joint military exercises with South Korea. And Pyongyang further infuriated. That national security advisor John Bolton called on them to follow in the footsteps of Libya we have very much in mind the Libyan model from 20032004. That signals a regime change to North Korea as Libyan dictator Moammar Gadhafi was ousted from power. And murdered in the streets after Libya gave up its nuclear program. The president trump not mincing words clearly contradicting Bolton then we'll go Libyan model isn't a model that we have had all. Well with thinking of North Korea in Libya we decimated that country. This would be with us. Kim -- learned something where he'd be there he'd be and his country he would be running his country the businessman president demonstrating the art of making a deal. Offering Kim Jung moon reassurances but also a warning now. That model would take place if we don't make a deal most likely. But if we make a deal. I think Kim Jung on his going to be very very happy he'll get protections that will be very strong. I'm president trump says there's a big difference with North Korea since Kim de Luna met a second time with Chinese president she. The president trump says his attitude about next month's summit is whatever happens happens Diane. In an arm and for us live from DC thanks to make.

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