Trump makes new comment on Otto Warmbier - sets new low for fakest president ever.
President Donald Trump and his team are playing damage control over his controversial comments regarding American student Otto Warmbier, who was brutally tortured by North Korea.
After Kellyanne Conway's television rounds didn't go as planned, and Warmbier's family released a statement denouncing the president, Trump is personally coming forward to tell how much he "loves" Warmbier now.
Just less than 48 hours ago, Trump told the world after his failed summit with Kim Jong-un, that he didn't hold Kim responsible for Otto's death and that he "believed Kim" when he said he knew nothing about it.
Here is what Trump had to say on the subject, in full:
"I never like being misinterpreted, but especially when it comes to Otto Warmbier and his great family. Remember, I got Otto out along with three others. The previous Administration did nothing, and he was taken on their watch. Of course I hold North Korea responsible....
....for Otto’s mistreatment and death. Most important, Otto Warmbier will not have died in vain. Otto and his family have become a tremendous symbol of strong passion and strength, which will last for many years into the future. I love Otto and think of him often!"
Too little. Too late. Trump might have negotiated for his release, but he ended up dying just a few days after that. The point and moral of this story is not that we got Otto back, but that we hold North Korea responsible for what happened. Trump failed to do that.
Here's the video of Trump defending Kim Jong Un on the case of Otto Warmbier, the American student who died last year after being imprisoned in North Korea.— Kyle Griffin (@kylegriffin1) February 28, 2019
"He tells me that he didn't know about it, and I will take him at his word." Via ABC pic.twitter.com/Gcz6RtD8Li
If Trump thinks he is playing some kind of game that is going to result in a win for the United States, he's puzzling even experts in the field.
Right now, there is simply no agreement with the North Koreans to suspend their nuclear ambitions. Trump admitted himself that he's not sure when Kim will come back tot he negotiating table but he's "not in a hurry."
That means simple this: Nothing has changed.