Trump Fears “False Hope” Over South Korean “Progress”

President Trump appears to be in greater-than-usual popcorn-mind mode this morning as a tweet-storm-nado blurted out in the space of a few minutes spanned everything from fake news and the media to energy production, and from Dems and DACA to Korean de-nuking.

Trump took a swing at Democrats yesterday – It’s March 5th and the Democrats are nowhere to be found on DACA. Gave them 6 months, they just don’t care. Where are they? We are ready to make a deal!” and followed through today by claiming “Total inaction on DACA by Dems. Where are you? A deal can be made!

Trump then noted “Federal Judge in Maryland has just ruled that ‘President Trump has the right to end DACA’. President Obama had 8 years to fix this problem, and didn’t. I am waiting for the Dems, they are running for the hills!

Then the president turned his attention to the fake-news-publishing-media, rejecting their narrative of “chaos” in the White House (but warning of more exits to come)…

This seems to be a thinly-veiled allusion to the ongoing trade debate, which various media sources have suggested has exposed ideological divisions within the White House. It also suggests that Trump may still be open to compromise, or to changing his mind, as the NY Times reported.

As Citi also notes, the comment ” I still have some people that I want to change ” is an obvious red flag. Last week saw the departure of Hope Hicks, one of Trump’s most trusted allies. There are constant rumours of potential firings within this White House, but some names come to mind – General Kelly (reportedly strained relations with the wider family); Gary Cohn (at odds with Trump on trade, almost quit before); Jared Kushner (potentially wrapped up in the Mueller investigation?) among several others.

Trump then switched to “little rocket boy” suggesting he is a little skeptical of the South Korean headlines regarding denuclearisation: “let’s see what happens“…

Adding a few minutes later that “possible progress being made” but made it clear America is ready to go to war if this is fake news: “The World is watching and waiting! May be false hope, but the U.S. is ready to go hard in either direction!

And finally, Trump gloated confidently about his domestic economic success…

No matter that USA is still a net crude importer (but that spoils that narrative too).

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Update: Trump then added one more tweet that will set the left and Hollywood on fire…