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Trump: Summit With Kim Jung Un Could Still Go Ahead June 12

President Donald Trump said Friday its possible now that the summit between him and North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un could still occur on the planned June 12 date.

Trump spoke briefly to reporters as he walked from the White House to Marine One, which was waiting nearby to take the president to Annapolis, Maryland for the U.S. Naval Academy’s graduation.

The China Problem

“I think I understand why that happened,” President Trump said Thursday, reflecting on a change in North Korean behavior that prompted him to cancel a planned summit with Kim Jong Un in Singapore on June 12. When a reporter asked him to elaborate, the president declined.

Allow me to speculate.

‘Solo: A Star Wars Story’ Review

Solo is an extremely competent piece of filmmaking: it is definitely a movie that tells a story and has characters, some of whom you have met before, all of whom have specific goals and hopes and dreams. The performances range from good to quite good. The special effects are unmemorable but well executed. I remember action sequences being a part of the film, but couldn’t really pinpoint a standout moment or signature in from any of them.

It’s … fine.

Congressional Measure to Recognize Israeli Sovereignty Over Golan Heights Killed

A congressional resolution to recognize Israeli sovereignty over the contested Golan Heights region in Syria met a quick demise this week after House GOP leadership quietly put the kibosh on the measure following what sources allege was opposition from top Republican leaders and some in Trump administration, the Washington Free Beacon has learned.

DNC Chair Endorses Cuomo Over Cynthia Nixon After Pledging Not to Meddle in Dem Primaries

Democratic National Committee chairman Tom Perez on Thursday endorsed New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo in his contested primary against actress and progressive activist Cynthia Nixon, after saying back in March that the DNC had learned its lesson by not “trying to put the thumb on the scale in a spirited primary.”

Perez delivered a fiery endorsement of Cuomo during the New York state Democratic convention, saying the incumbent governor is part of the “accomplishments wing” of the Democratic Party.