Otto Warmbier's parents issue stunning statement after Trump sides with Kim Jong-un: 'We must speak out'
The family of Otto Warmbier, an American college student who died after being released from a North Korean prison, has issued an official statement on President Donald Trump’s meeting in Hanoi, Vietnam with North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un this week.
Wow: the Warmbier family has released this statement after @potus said he believed Kim Jong Un when Kim said he did… https://t.co/eBRTLt46Jo— Elizabeth Landers (@Elizabeth Landers)1551452582.0
The Warmbier family officially stated, “We have been respectful during this summit process. Now, we must speak out. Kim and his evil regime are responsible for the death of our son Otto. Kim and his evil regime are responsible for unimaginable cruelty and inhumanity. No excuses or lavish praise can change that.”
In Hanoi, Trump stated that Jong Un denied knowing anything about Otto Warmbier, who was 22 when the student died—and that he saw no reason not to take him at this word.
A big deal. Fred and Cindy Warmbier were in the First Lady's guest box in the 2018 SOTU. Trump's message to them a… https://t.co/6xagCdyJQx— Alex Mallin (@Alex Mallin)1551453019.0