Fox's Pete Hegseth: Kim Jong Un "probably doesn't love being the guy who has to murder his people all day long"

Fox's Pete Hegseth: Kim Jong Un "probably doesn't love being the guy who has to murder his people all day long"

Hegseth: Kim "wants to meet with Dennis Rodman and loves NBA basketball and loves western pop culture"

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From the May 23 edition of Fox News' Fox & Friends:

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AINSLEY EARHARDT (CO-HOST): Why do you think he agreed to this meeting -- Kim Jong Un? 

PETE HEGSETH (FOX & FRIENDS WEEKEND CO-HOST): Kim Jong Un? I think he wants a picture with the American president.

STEVE DOOCY (CO-HOST): He's hungry. 

HEGSETH: Yeah -- the sanctions are having massive effect there, there's no doubt. The Chinese have put the screws to him on that. The Chinese are still playing a double game absolutely. And then I think there is probably a point at which the guy who wants to meet with Dennis Rodman and loves NBA basketball and loves western pop culture, probably doesn't love being the guy that has to murder his people all day long. Probably wants some normalization. And let's give it to him if we can make the world safer. 

Previously

Fox's Pete Hegseth: "There's merit in a preemptive strike" against North Korea

Fox's Pete Hegseth encourages Trump to pursue "the bloody nose approach" with North Korea

Fox anchor: Is media showing a double standard by expecting more from Trump than Kim Jong Un?

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