President Donald Trump baffled Americans everywhere when he announced on Friday, via Twitter, that he would reverse sanctions against North Korea imposed by his own Treasury Department only a day before.
The move comes barely weeks after talks between the President and North Korean dictator Kim Jong-Un abruptly ended with no strides made toward the goal of denuclearization.
It was announced today by the U.S. Treasury that additional large scale Sanctions would be added to those already e… https://t.co/AZJYyngvAh— Donald J. Trump (@Donald J. Trump)1553275379.0
When asked by reporters how Trump reached this decision, White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders gave a startling response:
“President Trump likes Chairman Kim and he doesn’t think these sanctions will be necessary.”
Though Trump is proud that he's since built a bridge with the dictator, Americans are startled at his reasoning for lifting the sanctions.
@abbydphillip @PressSec Personal attraction over sound security assessments? THAT's a sound basis for addressing th… https://t.co/HXW48zIDVE— Chris can't sleep (@Chris can't sleep)1553277239.0
@abbydphillip @PressSec https://t.co/9IultYB4qt— Sunil Sunder Raj (@Sunil Sunder Raj)1553279059.0
@abbydphillip @PressSec So McCain is bad and Kim is good?— WendyG (@WendyG)1553279645.0
@abbydphillip @PressSec Incredible. Running foreign policy with one of the world’s most dangerous bad actors based… https://t.co/HBrtaTxtHk— Teresa 🇺🇸 (@Teresa 🇺🇸)1553279601.0
@abbydphillip @PressSec He's murdered journalists and starved hundreds of thousands ..— Collin W. (@Collin W.)1553278557.0
Americans are growing increasingly concerned at Trump's fitness for office.
@abbydphillip @PressSec #25thAmendmentNow— Brian Sweet (@Brian Sweet)1553280818.0
@abbydphillip @PressSec Somebody stop this. Please.— Carolyn A (@Carolyn A)1553277173.0
@abbydphillip @PressSec Reason for the 25th, yet gop is risking it all.— Kapers (@Kapers)1553282454.0
Another name which has become associated with Donald Trump over the years reared its head again: Russian leader Vladimir Putin.
@abbydphillip @PressSec Anyone thinking Putin may have shared whatever he has on Trump with Kim?— S.G. (@S.G.)1553277462.0
@Vlgarza2u @abbydphillip @PressSec We might as well start calling him “Mrs. Vladimir Putin”.— Chris Piekenbrock (@Chris Piekenbrock)1553281540.0
@abbydphillip @PressSec When Putin calls - Trump listens— Veronica Garza (@Veronica Garza)1553277301.0
@abbydphillip @PressSec While Putin watches and laughs and laughs and laughs.— amyjojohannson (@amyjojohannson)1553281315.0
But hey, at least Trump likes him.