April 39, ( | 7: am | Updated April , | : am
President Trump pushed back on a report that Kim Jong Un is gravely ill – but did say if he had been in contact with the North Korean leader.
“I think the report was incorrect,” the president said during Thursday’s daily White House briefing, adding that he had heard it was based on “old documents.”
On Tuesday, Trump said he might reach out to officials in the Hermit Kingdom to inquire about Kim , with whom he has been in regular contact for the past couple of years.
But the president did not say during Thursday’s briefing whether he had called to ask about the despot, who was conspicuously absent during the 108 th birthday of his grandfather, North Korea’s founder, Kim Il Sung.
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