Bolton has not yet called a top-level meeting on Trump-North Korea summit: report

Bolton has not yet called a top-level meeting on Trump-North Korea summit: report
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National security adviser John Bolton has not yet called a Cabinet-level meeting to discuss the upcoming summit between President TrumpDonald John TrumpDeWine tests negative for coronavirus a second time Several GOP lawmakers express concern over Trump executive orders Beirut aftermath poses test for US aid to frustrating ally MORE and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, Politico reported Thursday. 

Sources told the news outlet that Trump’s preparation ahead of the summit with Kim has been “unstructured.” The president has reportedly not consulted heavily with his national security team, instead relying largely on Secretary of State Mike PompeoMichael (Mike) Richard PompeoBeirut aftermath poses test for US aid to frustrating ally Advocacy groups come out against Trump pick for ambassador to Germany US pledges million in disaster aid to Lebanon MORE.

Trump has also not yet led a meeting focused on the North Korea summit with officials from his national security council, Politico reported.

White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said Monday that Trump "has been receiving daily briefings on North Korea from his national security team."

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Bolton, who joined the Trump administration in April, will travel with Trump to Singapore next week for the summit, White House counselor Kellyanne ConwayKellyanne Elizabeth ConwayLincoln Project ad dubs Jared Kushner the 'Secretary of Failure' Watchdog group accuses Stephen Miller of violating Hatch Act with Biden comments Hillicon Valley: Trump raises idea of delaying election, faces swift bipartisan pushback | Amazon, Apple, Facebook, Google release earnings reports | Senators ask Justice Department to investigate TikTok, Zoom MORE said.

Trump and Kim are scheduled to meet June 12 at a luxury resort. 

Trump publicly disagreed with Bolton’s comments on North Korea last month after the national security adviser said the “Libya model” could serve as a blueprint for getting Kim to get rid of his nuclear weapons.

Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi was ousted from power and killed eight years after surrendering his nuclear weapons in a deal with the George W. Bush administration. 

After Bolton's initial comments, North Korea issued a statement blasting Bolton and blaming him for endangering the summit.

Bolton did not attend an Oval Office meeting last week when a top North Korean official, Kim Yong Chol, visited the White House and hand-delivered a letter from Kim to the president.