Republicans ask the Nobel Committee to award the peace prize to Trump

Luke Messer,IN this April 30, 2018, photo, Rep. Luke Messer, R-Ind., speaks during the Indiana Republican Senate primary debate in Indianapolis. A group of House Republicans is seeking the Nobel Peace Prize for President Donald Trump because of his work to ease nuclear tensions with North Korea. A historic meeting between Trump and North Korea's Kim Jong Un over denuclearization could be announced by week's end. Messer unveiled a letter on May 2, to members of the Norwegian Nobel Committee that was signed by 18 Republicans. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings, Pool)

A group of Republicans in Congress have written a letter to the Nobel Committee requesting that the year’s peace prize go to President Donald Trump.

 

The letter was signed by 18 Republicans in the House of Representatives in Congress and was published by Luke Messer from Indiana on Wednesday.

Republican refer to Trump’s efforts to make North Korea get rid of nuclear weapons and enter into peace talks with South Korea.

Trump is scheduled to meet Kim Jong-un in a short period of time, and the North Korean leader recently announced that he has closed the plant where the country has carried out nuclear tests.

Kim has also announced that North Korea has stopped all its nuclear weapons and long-range missiles tests, which the Republican letter writers believe Trump must be honoured and thanked for.

In the letter, they showed that North Korea has for a long time rejected all nuclear disarmament demands, but Trumps ‘peace through powerful policies’ had forced North Korea to the negotiating table.

 

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