The Hill's 12:30 Report — Trump, Kim make history with summit

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The Hill's 12:30 Report: Latest on historic Trump, Kim summit | Leaders sign denuclearization deal, hail 'new chapter' | Trump lavishes Kim with praise | Reaction from Washington | Dems rip concessions, 'embarrassing' rhetoric | The strangest moments | Sights and sounds from Caps' victory parade | George HW Bush turns 94

Get used to this photo shoot. You're going to see these photos on every U.S./North Korea article for a long, long time.

 

Watch out -- Justin Trudeau is going to be jealous of the bromance:
President TrumpDonald John TrumpEx-ethics chief calls on Trump to end 'monstrous' migrant policies Laura Bush blasts Trump migrant policy as 'cruel' and 'immoral' US denies report of coalition airstrike on Syria MORE and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un signed an agreement to give North Korea unspecified "security guarantees" if the peninsula denuclearizes. http://bit.ly/2JvHi2R

 

NEWS FROM THE SUMMIT:

Trump on the chances Kim follows through: "I may be wrong. I mean, I may stand before you in six months and say, 'Hey, I was wrong,'" said Trump, before adding, "I don't know that I'll ever admit that, but I'll find some kind of an excuse." Watch: http://bit.ly/2l8JXBb

What this means for the U.S. military: Nothing yet. A U.S. military spokeswoman said that troops on the Korean peninsula have not received any updated guidance on ending training exercises with South Korea. http://bit.ly/2MhRvh3

What this means for South Korea: Stay tuned -- they're curious about that, too. "At this point, we need to find out the precise meaning or intentions of President Trump's remarks," a South Korean spokesperson said. http://bit.ly/2MjnTzX

Read the full text of Trump/Kim's agreement: https://cnb.cx/2y5QDcy

 

It's Tuesday. Filing from downtown D.C. with SWARMS of Caps fans, I'm Cate Martel with a quick recap of the morning and what's coming up. Send comments, story ideas and Trump/Kim puns to cmartel@thehill.com@CateMartel and on Facebook.

 

COMPLIMENTS TRUMP GAVE KIM -- THESE ARE GETTING TRACTION:

Trump on Kim's personality: "Really, he's got a great personality. He's a funny guy, he's very smart, he's a great negotiator." http://bit.ly/2JP8d9k

You're beautiful. No, youuu're beautiful: President Trump called Kim "a very worthy, very smart negotiator" and vowed to meet with him "many times." http://bit.ly/2JwF3fQ

North Koreans, they love the guy: President Trump said the people of North Korea "love" leader Kim Jong UnWhy this is noteworthy: Trump has recently criticized Kim's oppressive regime that's been accused of multiple human rights abuses. Watch the back and forth from ABC's George Stephanopoulos: http://bit.ly/2MikIse

So much praise: Trump called Kim a "very talented man" who "loves his country very much." http://bit.ly/2JwF3fQ

Trump invites Kim to D.C.: When asked whether Trump would invite Kim to the White House, he said: "Absolutely, I will." http://bit.ly/2Jy4c9W

  

REACTIONS TO THE SUMMIT:

From House Speaker Paul RyanPaul Davis RyanWhite House faces growing outcry over migrant family policies John Legend slams Paul Ryan for Father's Day tweet, demands end to family separation Trump faces Father’s Day pleas to end separations of migrant families MORERyan (R-Wis.) said, "Only time will tell if North Korea is serious this time, and in the meantime we must continue to apply maximum economic pressure." https://wapo.st/2y5kj9y

From Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnellAddison (Mitch) Mitchell McConnellCongress had a good couple of weeks — now let's keep it going McCarthy: 'The Mueller investigation has got to stop' McConnell: Mueller 'ought to wrap it up' MORE: McConnell (R-Ky.) called it a historic step, but was cautious. "Today is the beginning of the arduous process. Our eyes are wide open. I support the goals contained in the statement and I remain supportive of the administration's mission." http://bit.ly/2l5uHoB

From Senate Minority Leader Chuck SchumerCharles (Chuck) Ellis SchumerTrump knocks Schumer, touts North Korea summit in early morning tweet Overnight Health Care — Sponsored by PCMA — Dems want answers on DOJ ObamaCare decision The Hill's 12:30 Report — Trump, Kim make history with summit MORE: Schumer (D-N.Y.) slammed the meeting. "It is worrisome, very worrisome that this joint statement is so imprecise. What the U.S. has gained is vague and unverifiable at best. What North Korea has gained, however, is tangible and lasting ... We've legitimized a brutal dictator who's starved his own people." http://bit.ly/2LI04ko

From House Minority Leader Nancy PelosiNancy Patricia D'Alesandro PelosiDonald Trump is delivering on his promises and voters are noticing Trump rips Democrats for allowing MS-13 'animals' into country The Hill's 12:30 Report MORE: Pelosi (D-Calif.) released a scathing statement. "In his haste to reach an agreement, President Trump elevated North Korea to the level of the United States while preserving the regime's status quo," she said. http://bit.ly/2y3TgLF

From Sen. Marco RubioMarco Antonio RubioSenate rejects effort to boost Congress's national security oversight The Memo: Summit gives Trump political boost — with risks The Hill's 12:30 Report — Trump, Kim make history with summit MORE (R-Fla.) -- 'total weirdo': "While I know [President Trump] is trying to butter him up to get a good deal, [Kim Jong Un] is NOT a talented guy. He inherited the family business from his dad & grandfather. He is a total weirdo who would not be elected assistant dog catcher in any democracy." http://bit.ly/2l664bp

From Fox's Brit Hume: "Disconcerting to say the least to see POTUS shaking hands with the thug Kim Jong Un and saying he's 'honored.' Will only be worth it if Mike Pompeo is right about what he sensed in his NK meetings. We'll know soon enough," Hume tweeted. http://bit.ly/2t2Cwi7

From CNN's Jake Tapper: "It's not as if other presidents couldn't have done this," Tapper said of Trump's meeting with Kim. "It's that they didn't want to." Tapper's reasoning: Other leaders haven't met with Kim to avoid giving the dictatorship "prestige." http://bit.ly/2MiDqjs

Iran weighs in -- a little salty: Iran warned Kim that Trump could still scrap the agreement. From an Iran spokesman: "We don't know what type of person the North Korean leader is negotiating with. It is not clear that he would not cancel the agreement before returning home." https://reut.rs/2HGNgs5

From an Obama official: "I was a little taken aback by the North Korean flags and the American flags side by side ... We aren't equals to each other," said Wendy Sherman, a former undersecretary of State for political affairs. http://bit.ly/2t2OrN0

The most bizarre interview of the day -- it's just a big day for Dennis Rodman, that's all: NBA Hall of Famer Dennis Rodman gave an emotional, awkward TV interview reacting to the summit. Just watch it -- you'll see what I mean: http://bit.ly/2l5VXD6

From former CIA North Korea analyst Soo Kim: "Fantastic, indeed." http://bit.ly/2HEXhG9

 

SIGHTS AND SOUNDS:

Video of the handshake -- So. Many. Camera. Clicks.: http://bit.ly/2y6UlCE 

Hm. Definitely an idea...: Comedian Tim Young tweeted, "RETWEET if you think Dennis Rodman should be the first U.S. Ambassador to North Korea." http://bit.ly/2JBr7x6

*coughs up sip of water* -- Um what?!: "Trump Showed Kim Jong Un A Fake Movie Trailer Starring The Two Of Them As Heroes." Watch: https://bzfd.it/2sXewOz 

Haha, this is SO relatable: 

The ultimate 2017 meets 2018 meme: http://bit.ly/2y4Ssq0

 

IN LOCAL NEWS

There's a suspicious number of people with Caps jerseys over their work clothes:

The Stanley Cup Champion Washington Capitals are celebrating through the streets of Washington, D.C. for the team's victory parade. Livestream and updates: https://cbsn.ws/2HI8qpM

Video of the parade from the air: http://bit.ly/2HHPZl7

 

Late this a.m. -- Obama gives the Caps a shout out:

Former President Barack ObamaBarack Hussein ObamaShould President Trump, like President Obama, forsake human rights in pursuit of the deal with a tyrant? Obama shares summer reading list ‘Three Californias’ plan would give Dems more seats MORE tweeted, ""Congratulations to the @Capitals! This @NHLBlackhawks fan knows what it's like to lift that cup – and I'm happy for all the Caps fans who cheer so hard for their team, and for a team that celebrates so hard with its fans." Keep in mind: The Blackhawks won three Stanley Cups during his presidency. http://bit.ly/2y72CX6

 

Wowowow: 

 

Haha, now t​hat's a record:

 

IN OTHER NEWS

Well, good, the U.S. would actually make the World Cup that year... (grumble):

Via The New York Times's Andrew DasPresident Trump wrote to the head of FIFA to pitch the U.S. as the host team for the 2026 World Cup. https://nyti.ms/2l2vEOq

 

Happy Birthday, HW!: 

Former President George H. W. Bush turns 94 today. Keep in mind: He is the first U.S. president to turn 94 years old. (h/t CBS's Norah O'Donnell) http://bit.ly/2MlCwTx

 

Get well soon, Larry Kudlow: 

President Trump announced last night that his economic adviser Larry Kudlow had a heart attack and is recovering in the hospital. Keep in mind: White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said it was "very mild." http://bit.ly/2JwnfBB

 

 

NOTABLE TWEETS:

The news we all deserve:

As promised, here are updates of the fox: http://bit.ly/2JuwDpb 

  

ON TAP:

The House and Senate are in. President Trump is on his way back to the United States and Vice President Pence is in Washington, D.C.

12:45 p.m. EDT: Vice President Pence participates in the Senate Republican policy lunch. 

6:30 p.m. EDT: Votes postponed in the House.

  

WHAT TO WATCH:

2 p.m. EDT: Senate Republicans hold a press briefing. Livestream: https://cs.pn/2JIRLYb

2:30 p.m. EDT: Senate Democrats hold a press briefing. Livestream: https://cs.pn/2HIKMJD

10 a.m. EDT Wednesday: The Senate Judiciary Committee is holding a hearing on election interference. Livestream: http://bit.ly/2sOl6Xu

Thursday: House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) speaks at the National Hispanic Prayer Breakfast in Washington, D.C. Livestream: http://bit.ly/2MjyRFt

  

NOW FOR THE FUN STUFF...:

Today is National Jerky Day. It's also National Peanut Butter Cookie Day.

 

Little known fact: deer LOVE parades: 

The D.C. metro tweeted a video of a deer that wandered into the metro station in Crystal City. The caption: "Seems like *everyone* wants to get aboard the Capitals train this morning!" Video: http://bit.ly/2sT9FxF

 

And because you made it this far, here's a kitten who needs help reaching its toy: http://bit.ly/2sQQN2m