President Donald Trump attended the G7 Summit in Canada, followed by a historic meeting overseas with North Korean despot Kim Jong-un. On Tuesday, Trump made a monumental stop on his way home from Singapore, but the liberal media was dead silent about it. You won’t see this reported by CNN or MSNBC.
For the last few days, the world’s attention has been on Singapore, where the historic first-time summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un took place. And while the ground-breaking meeting on Sentosa Island was certainly deserving of attention, there are a few other details of the president’s trip worth noting.
According to a tentative public schedule released by the president’s office, Trump was set to visit military bases in both Guam and Hawaii on his way back from Southeast Asia after the conclusion of the summit.
Trump’s first scheduled visit was a one-hour stop at Andersen Air Force Base in the U.S. territory of Guam, the Pacific island that received a significant amount of attention due to Kim Jong-un’s threat to aim missiles off of its coast last year. It has been roughly 10 months since Trump assured Guam Gov. Eddie Calvo that America was behind his territory “a thousand percent” and that it was “safe” from any North Korean attacks.
President Donald Trump plans to visit Andersen Air Force Base on Guam and Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam in Hawaii on his return trip from a historic summit with North Korea’s Kim Jong Un in Singapore, the Associated Press is reporting, citing the White House.
Trump is tentatively scheduled to arrive on Andersen at 3:10 a.m. Wednesday, and depart at 4:40 a.m., according to a schedule posted on the president’s official public schedule Twitter account. This will be Trump’s first visit to Guam since assuming the presidency in 2017. [Source: Pacific Daily News]
After departing Guam, the president was scheduled to arrive at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii, on his way home. This won’t be the first time that Trump has made a military-centric visit to Hawaii as president. On his way to Asia last November, Trump stopped at the USS Arizona memorial at Pearl Harbor.
While it was unclear whether Trump would be visiting with or addressing the troops on either visit, it seems unlikely that he would take such a route home if that wasn’t the plan. Plus, Trump has always been a fierce advocate for members of the military, both in office and during his presidential campaign. He always makes a point to visit with our troops and first responders while traveling, so surely his stops in Guam and Hawaii will not be any different.
President Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un signed a document on Tuesday stating that Pyongyang would work toward “complete denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula”— a historic concession, which was one of the requirements the U.S. sought at the summit in Singapore.
The historic agreement came after the two leaders held several meetings throughout the day. Trump was asked by a reporter if Kim agreed to denuclearize and he said, “We are starting that process very quickly.” [Source: Fox News]
With his historic meeting with Kim Jong-un a resounding success, who better to commemorate the occasion with than the brave men and women of our armed forces? As usual, our Commander-in-Chief has the right idea.