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In Seoul, Trump softens rhetoric on North Korea

President Trump at a press conference with South Korean President Moon Jae-in in Seoul. Photo: Jung Yeon-je / Pool via AP

President Trump took on a noticeably different tone regarding North Korea during a joint press conference with South Korean President Moon Jae-in in Seoul today, telling reporters, "I really believe that it makes sense for North Korea to come to the table and to make a deal that's good for the people of North Korea and the people of the world."

Why it matters: Trump had famously called for unleashing "fire and fury" against the North Korean regime earlier this year, so it's notable that his rhetoric is much more softened when he's just a few miles from the DMZ.