Jimmy Carter Weighs in On Trump’s Peace Prize Chances

Former Democratic President Jimmy Carter thinks President Trump has a chance at winning the Nobel Peace Prize if he can strike a deal with North Korea.

“If President Trump is successful in getting a peace treaty that’s acceptable to both sides with North Korea, I think he certainly ought to be considered for the Nobel Peace Prize,” Carter told Politico. “I think it would be a worthy and a momentous accomplishment that no previous president has been able to realize.”

Trump is scheduled to sit down with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on June 12 in Singapore to discuss denuclearization, though Kim has signaled that he may be reconsidering the summit.

Carter said months ago that he was willing to travel to North Korea to negotiate on behalf of the U.S. Instead, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo recently made two trips to the country, bringing back American detainees held by the regime.


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