Fox's Brian Kilmeade says Trump couldn't have "legitimized" Kim Jong Un because "that family has been in power since 1953"

Fox's Brian Kilmeade says Trump couldn't have "legitimized" Kim Jong Un because "that family has been in power since 1953"

Kilmeade: "He is the North Korean leader"

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From the July 1 edition of Fox News' Fox & Friends:

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BRIAN KILMEADE (CO-HOST): Look, there's no doubt about it, but you can't say you're legitimizing a dictator when that family has been in power since 1953. He is the North Korean leader. I do understand why -- how Otto Warmbier's parents feel, I do understand that if you have relatives in these death camps, which I think when we take the cover off that country, it's going to be like the killing fields that we saw in Cambodia. That's how bad it is. But the president is looking at reality, not how he wants it, but how he has to deal with it. But there is a counter side to it, and if I'm running against him I might bring that up. But I might also do what Andrew Yang did and say, "I like the fact that there is no one is shooting each other and we got to do something different." So Bernie Sanders actually, for the most part, even that was somewhat critical, was saying I am for talking over shooting.

Previously

Tucker Carlson defends Trump for being "sincere" in liking Kim Jong Un and "realistic" about North Korean atrocities

After repeatedly attacking Obama for possibility of meeting with North Korea, Hannity gushes over Trump for doing exact same thing

Fox guest: Trump and Kim Jong Un "might have something in common" in that "they both break convention"

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