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Trump says he 'fell in love' with Kim Jong Un over his 'beautiful letters'

Speaking at a rally in West Virginia Saturday night, President Trump expressed fond affection for North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. After listing signs of progress in U.S.-North Korea relations — the return of American remains from the Korean War and a cessation of missile tests — Trump enthused about his feelings for Kim.

"I like him. He likes me. I guess that's okay. Am I allowed to say that?" the president said. "We would go back and forth, and then we fell in love," Trump added. "He wrote me beautiful letters. And they are great letters. We fell in love." (North Korea on Saturday was less complimentary.)

Immediately after declaring his love, Trump imagined the media mocking his words, then argued that it is exactly this sort of phrasing which makes his supporters love him. Watch a clip below. Bonnie Kristian