President Donald Trump is promoting a show of faith by the North Korean leader Kim Jong Un when the loyalty of his assistants is questioned as a result of an anonymous opinion article from the New York Times that undermines his presidency.
"Kim Jong Un of North Korea proclaims his unwavering faith in President Trump." Thanks to President Kim. We will do it together! "Trump tweeted on Thursday morning.
Trump is promoting the kind words of a despot as his west wing is in a collapse after a "top anonymous official in the Trump administration" wrote an outrageous opinion piece in the New York Times about a conspiracy within the administration for prevent Trump from doing anything harmful to the country.
President Donald Trump thanks North Korean leader Kim Jong Un for his unwavering faith in President Trump & # 39;
Trump is feeling the pressure after Bob Woodward's book and an anonymous opinion piece from the New York Times
Kim Jong-un meets with South Korea's special envoy, Chung Eui-yong, in Pyongyang on Wednesday, when he repeated his intention to denuclearize the Korean peninsula.
The president values loyalty and reward when he sees it.
Reports indicate that the president is feeling the pressure after being hit twice: reports of chaos in the west wing in Bob Woodward's new book and the New York Times essay that describes the president as "impetuous, adversary, petty and ineffective "and says the author is part of a & # 39; resistance & # 39; organized whose goal is to preserve our democratic institutions while they are frustrated [President] The most mistaken impulses of Trump until he is out of the office.
Kim's demonstration of faith came during a meeting with envoys from South Korea in Pyongyang on Wednesday.
He told them he still trusts Trump despite a collapse in negotiations between the two countries, according to reports.
"President Kim said that although the dialogue between the US and North Korea is experiencing some difficulties, his confidence in President Trump continues, especially at times like this," according to Chung Eui-yong, director of national security for South Korea and leader of the envoys.
President Kim also emphasized that he has never spoken ill of Trump with his assistants or with anyone in fact. He also said, based on that confidence, that he hopes to end 70 years of hostile relations with the United States, improve the bilateral relationship and fulfill the denuclearization, "he said.
The North Korean leader also said he wants to denuclearize the Korean peninsula and put an end to hostile relations between North Korea and the United States during Trump's first term in office.
Trump's gratitude comes when the loyalty of White House attendees is questioned
Kim Jong Un and President Trump signed a vague agreement at their June summit in Singapore
At a June summit in Singapore, the two leaders signed a vague agreement on denuclearization without details about how it would happen and in what timeframe. The negotiations since then have been unstable and have reached a stalemate.
But Kim's show of loyalty will probably earn him the most points with Trump when the west wing is the target of a witch hunt to find the writer of the New York Times article and find out who spoke with Washington Post reporter Bob Woodward for your next book & # 39; Fear & # 39; & # 39;
Trump has already ordered loyal collaborators to identify the sources of Woodward's book, and this investigation could be expanded to include the Times article, CNN reported.
Trump has questioned whether there really is a senior White House official behind an anonymous opinion piece published on Wednesday.
"Is there really a so-called 'senior administration official', or is it simply The Failing New York Times with another fake source?" Trump tweeted hours after the newspaper published the piece.