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    Pompeo Met With North Korea to Arrange Trump Meeting

    CIA Director Mike Pompeo — who’s been tapped as the next secretary of state, pending Senate confirmation — traveled to North Korea secretly over Easter weekend to meet with officials and lay groundwork for an upcoming meeting between President Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un. The U.S. has no official diplomatic relations with the rogue nation. Trump, who said a “good relationship” has been formed with Pyongyang, took credit for the fact that South Korea is also in talks with its neighbor. The president’s own meeting with Kim is set for early June.

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