Kim Jong Un says he wishes Trump a speedy recovery from COVID-19
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North Korean leader Kim Jong UnKim Jong UnRussian diplomats leave North Korea by handcar due to coronavirus restrictions Unholy war: The few evangelicals who stood up to Trump Trump offered North Korea's Kim a ride home on Air Force One: report MORE sent a message to President TrumpDonald TrumpSouth Carolina Senate adds firing squad as alternative execution method Ex-Trump aide Pierson won't run for Dallas-area House seat House Oversight panel reissues subpoena for Trump's accounting firm MORE Friday wishing him well after Trump announced he tested positive for the coronavirus.

State media said Kim “offered his sympathy to the president and the first lady,” who also tested positive, and “sincerely hoped that they would be recovered as soon as possible.” 

Trump and Kim have met for two summits over North Korea’s denuclearization, but have been unable to reach a deal over disagreements over sanctions. 


Still, Trump has praised Kim in the past, saying the two “fell in love” after exchanging letters.

Trump first announced early Friday that he and first lady Melania TrumpMelania TrumpThe Hill's 12:30 Report - Presented by ExxonMobil - FBI director testifies on Jan. 6 Capitol attack Overnight Health Care: Senate to vote on .9 trillion relief bill this week | J&J vaccine rollout begins | CDC warns against lifting restrictions Trump has been vaccinated for coronavirus MORE had tested positive for COVID-19. He is experiencing mild symptoms, including reportedly a low-grade fever, and was taken to Walter Reed National Military Medical Center later Friday. 

White House senior adviser Hope HicksHope HicksUPDATED: McEnany, Fox News talks on pause Trump selects Hicks, Bondi, Grenell and other allies for positions Trump lawyer Jenna Ellis tests positive for coronavirus MORE and Republican National Committee Chairwoman Ronna Romney McDaniel have also tested positive for the coronavirus.