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President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Chairman Kim Jong Un have had an erratic relationship to say the least.

During the 2016 campaign, then-candidate Trump referred to Kim as "Little Rocket Man" and mocked his weight. During his presidency, however, Trump made multiple negotiations with the dictator, claiming to love him. Both leaders boasted a cease on missile testing in North Korea, though it wasn't actually carried out.

Now, the relationship has soured again. Kim threatened a potential long range missile test as a "Christmas gift" to the U.S.

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National Security Adviser John Bolton listens to U.S. President Donald Trump speak in the Oval Office of the White House April 9, 2019 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Some separations—whether personal or professional—go smoothly. But some people seem to have more bad breakups than good.

The Trump administration recently had another less than amicable split with a member of staff. John Bolton—tapped by Trump to serve as National Security Adviser—tendered his resignation then was promptly fired on Twitter.

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WASHINGTON, DC - JULY 19: (AFP OUT) Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) attends a lunch with members of Congress hosted by US President Donald J. Trump (not pictured) in the State Dining Room of the White House on July 19, 2017 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Michael Reynolds - Pool/Getty Images)

Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) is one of the least liked politicians in Washington. From George W. Bush to Senator Lindsey Graham (R-SC) to the Satanic Temple, Cruz has a long list of detractors.

Now, the state-run Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) can be added to the list.

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People were confused when President Donald Trump claimed that First Lady Melania Trump "has gotten to know" North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un well, despite the fact that she hasn't attended any of the summits Trump has conducted with Kim over the two and a half years of his presidency.

"Kim Jong Un, who I've gotten to know extremely well — the first lady has gotten to know Kim Jong Un," Trump said, "and I think she would agree with me — he is a man with a country that has tremendous potential."

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President Donald Trump's use of false claims and outright lies to bolster support among his base is well documented. And while many encourage the press to call the President out on his dishonesty in real time, Trump's latest doozy got a quick fact check from an unexpected source.

After attending the G20 conference in Japan, President Donald Trump traveled to South Korea to the demilitarized zone between South and North Korea. For the first time, a United States President publicly bowed to the demands of a foreign dictator when Trump crossed into North Korea for a photo op with the country's leader, Kim Jong Un.

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President Donald Trump became the first sitting president to set foot in North Korea as he began a new round of peace negotiations with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.

While the Trump administration is touting the move as a historic step toward peace with North Korea, people continue to remind others of Kim's ruthless way of ruling, often killing his own citizens and even family members.

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President Donald Trump frequently touts his self-described talent for making deals. "I'm really a great negotiator. I know how to negotiate," he's said. "I like making deals, preferably big deals."

Yet with his latest alleged agreement with Mexico, Trump is literally keeping his cards close to the chest: He's walking around with the one-page agreement in his breast pocket.

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