NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with Joel Wit, a senior fellow at the US-Korea Institute at Johns Hopkins, who was involved in negotiations with North Korea since the Clinton Administration, and has continued to talk with North Korean officials as recently as last year.
Former U.S. Ambassador Christopher Hill speaks with NPR's Mary Louise Kelly about the invitation extended from North Korean leader Kim Jong Un to President Trump for a meeting to discuss denuclearization. Hill negotiated with North Korea over its nuclear program.
South Korean officials visiting the White House Thursday said they were passing along an invitation for President Trump from North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. The message suggested that Trump and Kim should meet to talk about denuclearization.
In a hotly contested move, President Trump formally ordered tariffs on steel and aluminum imports Thursday. Before the signing, several workers from the industry spoke, including Scott Sauritch, a steelworker union leader in West Mifflin, Pa.
The Senate is working on a rare bipartisan banking bill that would scale back parts of the Dodd-Frank regulations for smaller banks. But the bill has exposed divisions among Democrats over protecting former President Obama's legacy.