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Koreans Set the Table for a Deal That Trump Will Try to Close

April 28, 2018
David Sanger | The New York Times
Rush-hour in South Korea’s over-caffeinated capital runs at a frenzy — so it was remarkable to see commuters freeze Friday morning and fixate on giant Samsung television screens showing the scene unfolding in the Demilitarized Zone, where time stopped in 1953.

Korean leaders talk at demilitarized zone, more turmoil in President Trump’s cabinet

April 27, 2018
The panelists recapped the historic steps taken by Korean leaders towards denuclearization, turmoil within the president's cabinet, and President Trump’s meetings with the leaders of France and Germany and the latest updates in the Iran nuclear deal.
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Trump-Merkel meeting is more business than pleasure for both leaders

April 27, 2018
Anne Gearan, Griff Witte | The Washington Post
German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s one-day visit to Washington on Friday includes meetings at the White House and a news conference alongside President Trump, but it is a businesslike affair that seems more duty than pleasure for both leaders.
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Last piece of the puzzle: Pompeo completes Trump’s new foreign-policy team

April 27, 2018
Nancy Youssef, Michael Bender | The Wall Street Journal
The confirmation of Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Thursday installed the final piece of President Donald Trump’s revamped foreign policy team, transforming his inner circle from a disparate group of strangers to a band of Washington insiders who have accrued more than 115 years of government service.
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Trump signals willingness to entertain ‘a new deal’ with Iran

April 25, 2018
Anne Gearan | The Washington Post
President Trump signaled willingness Tuesday to consider what visiting French President Emmanuel Macron called “a new deal with Iran” that would address shortcomings in the existing nuclear pact, even as he continued to criticize the international agreement as “insane.”

Latest updates in the Russia probe, North Korea announces plans to suspend nuclear missile tests

April 20, 2018
The panelists analyzed a week that saw the release of memos written by former FBI director James Comey and the addition of former New York City mayor Rudy Giuliani to President Donald Trump’s personal legal team. And, days after Secretary of State nominee Mike Pompeo met with North Korea's Kim Jong Un, the country announced its plans to suspend nuclear missile tests and close a test site.
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Trump administration responds to Syria

April 13, 2018
NOTE: This Extra was recorded at 8:30 p.m. ET Friday, April 13.
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