Ryan: Applaud Trump, He 'Disrupted' The Nuclear 'Status Quo' With North Korea

CNS News | 6/13/2018 | Staff
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(CNSNews.com) – At the Capitol on Wednesday, Speaker of the House Paul Ryan (R-Wisc.) said that President Donald Trump disrupted the “status quo” of U.S. relations with Communist North Korea, which was “needed,” and added that the president “should be applauded for doing that.”

At the Republican press conference, a reporter asked Ryan, “Mr. Speaker, do you view Kim Jong-un as a great guy who just wants to do right by his people?”

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Ryan said, “Look, um, the status quo was not working with North Korea. What was the status quo with North Korea? They were racing toward a nuclear weapon, they were racing toward having multiple independent ICBMs with nuclear tips on top of them. We needed to disrupt the status quo and the president has disrupted the status quo. He should be applauded for doing that.”

“We should be under no delusion of our experiences with North Korea,” said Ryan. “It’s a terrible regime, they’ve done terrible things, and they’ve been deceitful in...
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