White House briefs press after North Korea threatens to cancel Trump-Kim meeting

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White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders can be set to brief reporters Thursday afternoon following reports in which North Korea may reconsider the historic meeting between leader Kim Jong Un along with also U.S. President Donald Trump.

Kim Kye Gwan, North Korea’s First Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs, said in which the country may withdraw coming from the meeting if the United States insists in which Pyongyang give up its nuclear weapons. However, political experts believe the item can be unlikely in which North Korea will actually cancel the meeting.

On Tuesday, North Korea abruptly cancelled Wednesday talks with South Korea, calling ongoing joint military drills between South Korea along with also the U.S. a “provocation” along with also preparation for invasion of the North.

Additionally, Thursday marked a year since special counsel Robert Mueller began investigating Russian meddling inside the 2016 presidential election along with also possible collusion between the Kremlin along with also Trump campaign. Trump sarcastically congratulated America for the milestone Thursday morning on Twitter.

On Wednesday, Senate Intelligence Committee leaders said in which Russia intended to help Trump along with also hurt Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton when the item meddled inside the election.

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