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Freed American hostages from North Korea: “God Bless America, the greatest nation in the world”



This news story was published on May 10, 2018.
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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Three American men held as hostages in North Korea are back on U.S. soil and thanked President Trump for their freedom.

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Thanks to the diplomacy of President Donald Trump and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, North Korea released three Americans that they were holding as hostages. President Trump  said, “I am pleased to inform you that Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is in the air and on his way back from North Korea with the 3 wonderful gentlemen that everyone is looking so forward to meeting. They seem to be in good health.”

Their plane landed at Andrews Air Force Base Thursday morning, and President Trump and First Lady Melania were there to greet them with much publicity.

Kim Dong Chul, Kim Sang Duk (Tony Kim), and Kim Hak Song, after their release was secured by Secretary Mike Pompeo on behalf of the Trump Administration, released a statement on May 9, 2018:

“We would like to express our deep appreciation to the United States government, President Trump, Secretary Pompeo, and the people of the United States for bringing us home. We thank God, and all our families and friends who prayed for us and for our return. God Bless America, the greatest nation in the world.”

“They are really three incredible people,” the President said from Joint Base Andrews. “And the fact that we were able to get them out so soon was really a tribute to a lot of things, including a certain process that’s taking place right now.”

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un

Meanwhile, Pompeo and Trump have set a date and time for a summit with reclusive North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. President Trump said Thursday morning, “The highly anticipated meeting between Kim Jong Un and myself will take place in Singapore on June 12th. We will both try to make it a very special moment for World Peace!”

The Korean war never officially ended. Both sides have been extremely hostile since main combat ended in 1953 with a cease fire.  Over 50,000 American troops died in the war, which involved United Nations forces mainly comprised of American firepower and troops versus the North Koreans, supported by hoards of Chinese forces.  A formal end to the war would be a major diplomatic accomplishment, if it can be truly attained.

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15 Responses to Freed American hostages from North Korea: “God Bless America, the greatest nation in the world”

  1. Anonymous Reply Report comment

    May 15, 2018 at 4:46 am

    Every day a new WIN for President Trump.

  2. bodacious Reply Report comment

    May 13, 2018 at 7:17 pm

    I am glad that the President helped to free the 3 men but once again, (he can’t help himself) he isn’t telling all of the truth. 2 of the 3 hostages that Trump says he freed and President Obama didn’t, were captured while he (Trump) was President.

    • Anonymous Reply Report comment

      May 14, 2018 at 8:09 am

      Once again you try to manipulate the facts with your liberal lying. I have heard over and over the timeline that these people were captured in. One had been there the longest and he was there before Trump was elected. The other two went into N. Korea under Obama but were imprisoned under Trump. He said and I heard it that the U.S. had worked to free all of the men and that he was sorry the young man that died (he was jailed under Obama and nothing was done t get him released) was not released in time. Get off the left wing site and you will learn the truth.

    • Former Democrat Reply Report comment

      May 14, 2018 at 8:53 am

      The only liar here is you. Those of us that appreciate and support President Trump know he is speaking the truth. You just choose to twist his comments to kill the messenger. This is the tactic that you and the main stream media use to promote your socialist agenda.

      The people are on to you!

  3. Former Democrat Reply Report comment

    May 13, 2018 at 9:41 am

    While I didn’t vote for President Trump I have to give him much credit for bringing these Americans home. His many accomplishments for only being in office such a short time is nothing short of phenomenal.

  4. Anonymous Reply Report comment

    May 12, 2018 at 6:19 am

    Start building the President Trump Monument !!

  5. Anonymous Reply Report comment

    May 11, 2018 at 7:20 pm

    President Trump is the greatest President!!

  6. Anonymous Reply Report comment

    May 11, 2018 at 1:50 pm

    They don’t have time to comment right now they are either in there safe spaces or waiting for welfare checks

    • Anonymous.. Reply Report comment

      May 13, 2018 at 11:21 am

      Half the reason people don’t like our President is because most of his supporters are arrogant ass wipes like you.

      • Anonymous Reply Report comment

        May 13, 2018 at 2:13 pm

        You do realize that your comment is much worse that the one you are complaining about, don’t you?

      • Anonymous Reply Report comment

        May 14, 2018 at 8:11 am

        What’s the matter? Truth hurt?

      • Anonymous Reply Report comment

        May 14, 2018 at 8:48 am

        You keep removing my comment because like the other fellow said the truth hurts. You don’t like it when we point out your hateful and nasty liberal hate is “un- American”. So I will say it again, YOU DO KNOW YOUR COMMENTS ARE WORSE THAN HIS, DON’T YOU?

  7. Anonymous Reply Report comment

    May 11, 2018 at 7:30 am

    Where are all the snarky comments from the do nothing Obama lovers.