Kaine jokes: Kim Jong Un will send Trump a copy of ‘American Idiot’

Kaine jokes: Kim Jong Un will send Trump a copy of ‘American Idiot’
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Sen. Tim KaineTimothy (Tim) Michael KaineGraham would consider US-Russia military coordination in Syria Dem infighting erupts over Supreme Court pick Election Countdown: Latest on the 2018 Senate money race | Red-state Dems feeling the heat over Kavanaugh | Dem doubts about Warren | Ocasio-Cortez to visit Capitol Hill | Why Puerto Ricans in Florida could swing Senate race MORE (D-Va.) on Friday responded to a report that President TrumpDonald John TrumpNFL freezes policy barring players from protesting during anthem McConnell spokesman on Putin visit: 'There is no invitation from Congress' Petition urges University of Virginia not to hire Marc Short MORE had sent North Korean leader Kim Jong Un a copy of the song "Rocket Man" by joking that Kim could send the Green Day record “American Idiot” in response.

The report that Secretary of State Mike PompeoMichael (Mike) Richard PompeoSenate GOP attempts to wave Trump off second Putin summit Graham would consider US-Russia military coordination in Syria White House: Trump 'disagrees' with Putin's request to question Americans MORE was giving Kim a copy of the classic Elton Jong song — signed by Trump — originated in The Chosun Ilbo, a South Korean newspaper.

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"The 'Rocket Man' CD was the subject of discussion during Trump's lunch with Kim. Kim mentioned that Trump referred to him as 'rocket man' when tensions ran high last year," a source told the paper. 

“Trump then asked Kim if he knew the song and Kim said no."  

Trump repeatedly used the "rocket man" nickname to mock Kim last year.

“I spoke with President Moon of South Korea last night. Asked him how Rocket Man is doing,” Trump wrote on Twitter in September.

Last month, Trump and Kim signed a joint statement that said the America would give North Korea “security guarantees,” while Kim pledged to work toward the “complete denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula.”

But that statement did not include details or a timeline as to how Pyongyang would dismantle its nuclear weapons program.