Trump: If I was wrong about Kim, 'I'll find some kind of an excuse'

Trump: If I was wrong about Kim, 'I'll find some kind of an excuse'
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President TrumpDonald John TrumpGillibrand backs federal classification of third gender: report Former Carter pollster, Bannon ally Patrick Caddell dies at 68 Heather Nauert withdraws her name from consideration for UN Ambassador job MORE said Tuesday that if he ends up being wrong about trusting North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, he may never admit it or will find “some kind of excuse.”

Trump told reporters that he trusts Kim and believes North Korea will implement the denuclearization policies the leaders agreed on during their historic summit.

“I may be wrong,” Trump said during a news conference after the meeting. “I may stand before you in six months and say, ‘Hey, I was wrong.' ”

“I don’t know that I’ll ever admit that, but I’ll find some kind of an excuse,” Trump added with a smile.


The two leaders signed an agreement on Tuesday that committed the United States to provide unspecified “security guarantees” if the Korean peninsula denuclearized.

Trump said he had developed a “very special bond” with Kim and praised the leader after the summit.

“We had a terrific day and we learned a lot about each other and our countries,” Trump said.