Just minutes after White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer told reporters that the U.S. has seen "positive movement" from China on the issue of North Korea, President Trump tweeted that things aren't actually working out:
Last week, The New York Times reported:
During his campaign, Trump heavily criticized the Obama administration's North Korea policy, claiming as president Trump would be able to strong-arm China into curbing the North Korean threat by using "economics." "China has control — absolute control — over North Korea," Trump said last year. "They don't say it, but they do."
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East Asia expert John Delury disputed Trump's assertion in an interview with Time: "I don't think Donald Trump has studied the China-North Korea relationship," he said.
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