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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 Kaine'I saw my life flash before my eyes': An oral history of the Capitol attack 7 surprise moments from a tumultuous year in politics Robert E. Lee statue removed from US Capitol MORE (D-Va.) on Friday responded to a report that President TrumpDonald TrumpFacebook temporarily bans ads for weapons accessories following Capitol riots Sasse, in fiery op-ed, says QAnon is destroying GOP Section 230 worked after the insurrection, but not before: How to regulate social media 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 PompeoMike PompeoBiden should expand contact between US and Taiwanese officials On The Money: Retail sales drop in latest sign of weakening economy | Fast-food workers strike for minimum wage | US officials raise concerns over Mexico's handling of energy permits US officials raise concerns over Mexico's handling of energy permits 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.