June 12, 2018

Duckworth Statement on Donald Trump-Kim Jong Un Summit


[WASHINGTON, D.C.] – Combat Veteran and U.S. Senator Tammy Duckworth (D-IL) issued the following statement in response to the agreement signed by Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un in Singapore:

“Maximum pressure is wasted when we settle for minimal results. The Trump Administration’s announcement that the United States will suspend joint military exercises with South Korea – which the Commander-in-Chief insultingly described as ‘very provocative’ – without any concrete promises or plans to achieve verifiable denuclearization, is disappointing and offensive to our Armed Forces and our allies in the region. We should expect much more from our leaders.”