Republicans nominate Donald Trump for Nobel Peace Prize

Republicans nominate Donald Trump for Nobel Peace Prize

Republicans nominate Donald Trump for Nobel Peace Prize

The letter was sent in by Rep. Luke Messer of in to the Norwegian Nobel Committee Tuesday.

According to CNN, Indiana's Rep. Luke Messer spearheaded the nomination, writing a formal letter to the Norwegian Nobel Committee.

Those joining Messer include Freedom Caucus leader Rep. Mark Meadows of North Carolina and Rep. Steve King of Iowa.

While the politicians conceded North Korea had made and broken promises before, they argued "President Trump's peace-through-strength policies are working and bringing peace to the Korean peninsula".

"His Administration successfully united the worldwide community, including China, to impose one of the most successful global sanctions regimes in history", the letter continues.

Several months ago, South Koreans considered President Donald Trump as risky as North Korea's leader, Kim Jong-un, as the two traded threats of nuclear annihilation.

CIA Director Mike Pompeo meets North Korean Leader Kim Jong Un during the 2018 Easter weekend (March 30 - April 2) in Pyongyang, North Korea. Kim also agreed to stop testing intercontinental ballistic missiles.

"The only reason that the evil North Korean dictator has come to the table is because this president stood up to him and stared him down both with sanctions and with his Twitter diplomacy", Messer told FOX Business' Charles Payne on Tuesday.

A United Kingdom oddsmaker said that President Trump is now the front-runner with 2/1 odds to receive the 2018 Nobel Peace Prize, according to Ladbrokes, a U.K. betting company.

Eighteen House members sent a letter to the Nobel Committee in Norway to formally nominate Trump for the 2019 Nobel Peace Prize.

Making a comparison between now and 2017 when tensions were high in the Korean Peninsula but the Korean equity market remained one of the best-performing in the world, he said any impact would be short-lived.

A decade after Barack Obama won the Nobel Peace Prize, could his White House successor Donald Trump follow suit for navigating the thorny North Korean nuclear standoff? During the meeting, Jae-in received a telegram from Lee Hee-ho, a former first lady of South Korea, congratulating him for a successful summit meeting with Jong-un on Friday and wishing him a Nobel Peace Prize.

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