Trump tries to convince sceptics in Congress that Trump-Kim summit was a success

US President Donald Trump speaking to the media after a historic summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un at Capella Singapore in Sentosa on June 12, 2018.
US President Donald Trump speaking to the media after a historic summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un at Capella Singapore in Sentosa on June 12, 2018. ST PHOTO: KUA CHEE SIONG

WASHINGTON - Now that the historic US-North Korea summit in Singapore is over, United States President Donald Trump is busy trying to convince sceptics on Capitol Hill that the meeting has resulted in success.

He kept up a barrage of tweets as he flew back to the US on Air Force One via Guam and Hawaii. "The World has taken a big step back from potential Nuclear catastrophe!" one tweet read. "No more rocket launches, nuclear testing or research! The hostages are back home with their families. Thank you to Chairman Kim, our day together was historic!"

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