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US intel officials fear Kim Jong-un will flatter Trump and get him to accept a ‘crazy deal’: report

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American intelligence officials are telling NBC News that they are deeply concerned that President Donald Trump’s personal affection for North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un could lead him to make major concessions without getting anything in return.

Even though Trump last year infamously declared that North Korea is “no longer” a nuclear threat, intelligence officials are increasingly pessimistic that Kim will ever give up his nuclear arsenal, no matter what Trump gives him to do so.

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“One of the worst possible outcomes is he makes some crazy deal pledging to withdraw U.S. troops for a vague promise of denuclearization,” one former senior U.S. intelligence official said.

Trump so far has given contradictory signals about whether he would consider withdrawing forces from South Korea. Last week, he initially said that withdrawing troops “is not one of the things on the table” before later saying that “everything is on the table.”

Officials also fear that Trump and Kim could announce the formal end of the Korean War, which they say would be tantamount to “de facto U.S. recognition of North Korea as a nuclear state,” NBC News reports.

Trump has often spoken glowingly of his relationship with Kim and he regularly boasts of the “love letters” that the North Korean leader has sent to him ever since their historic summit last year.

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Trump refusing to pay for New Mexico security and barricades — while trying to change the state from blue to red

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President Donald Trump thinks he will win New Mexico. He's repeated the factoid multiple times, including to a group of oil and gas workers and executives Wednesday at a conference in Pittsburgh, PA. But he also made two significant mistakes to put that support in jeopardy.

First, the president indicated he was building his "wall" on the border of Colorado, which is north of New Mexico. It would mean that New Mexico was now part of Mexico.

Second, it was reported by the Albuquerque Journal that their city is yet another one Trump's campaign is refusing to pay for security costs.

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Intel Committee has ‘recent evidence’ Ukraine witnesses are working together to ‘coordinate’ their stories

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House investigators have "recent evidence" of witnesses working to coordinate their testimony before Congress, a Democratic congressman revealed on MSNBC on Wednesday.

Rep. Eric Swalwell (D-CA), who sits on the Intelligence and Judicial committees, was interviewed by MSNBC Chris Hayes.

"Final question, what is the timeline here?" Hayes asked. "There is some transparency argument that at some point this can’t be behind closed doors, the American people, all of us, Republicans, Democrats, citizens and journalists have to hear what’s happening."

"You’re absolutely right and there will be a public phase," Swalwell replied.

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Rudy Giuliani is looking for a lawyer — after saying he didn’t need one: report

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On Wednesday, CNN reported that President Donald Trump's lawyer Rudy Giuliani is looking for a defense attorney to represent him.

This report comes after Giuliani said last week that he would not seek legal representation unless he believed he needed it.

Giuliani is currently under criminal investigation for the scheme he apparently helped facilitate in the Ukraine, where Trump withheld military aid in the fight against Russia while demanding their leaders investigate former Vice President Joe Biden and the Democratic National Committee.

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