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During their historic meeting, President Trump showed North Korean Leader Kim Jong-un a video displaying the possibilities of a peaceful future between North Korea and the United States.

"What if history can be changed? Will the world embrace this change? And when can this moment in history begin? It comes down to a choice, on this day, in this time at this moment."
— The narrator

The details: Trump said he used an iPad to show Kim the movie trailer-style video — a story about "two men, two leaders and one destiny," the Associated Press reports.

  • The video says there are two paths to choose from: One of "moving back" filled with warfare and another of "moving forward" with investment opportunities from other countries. The trailer is said to have been produced by Destiny Pictures.

Be smart: The White House produced the video, as Axios' Jonathan Swan reported Wednesday. The founder of Destiny Productions, which was listed in the credits, told BuzzFeed White House reporter Tarini Parti it had "nothing to do with it."

Kim Jong-un appeared to have liked the video, reports the New York Daily News. Through a translator, Kim said many people will think of it as a scene from "a science fiction movie."

Go deeper: Swan dives into why the White House made the video.

Editor's note: This article was updated to reflect that the White House produced the video.

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House Judiciary Committee advances reparations bill in historic vote

Sheila Jackson Lee. Photo: Al Drago/Getty Images

The House Judiciary Committee voted 25 to 17 Wednesday to advance a bill that would create a commission to study reparations for Black Americans who are the descendants of slaves.

Why it matters: "No such bill has ever come this far during Congressional history of the United States," said Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee (D-Texas), who sponsored the bill, per the Washington Post.

Updated 5 hours ago - Politics & Policy

Officer Kim Potter arrested, charged with manslaughter in Daunte Wright's death

Kim Potter's booking photos. Photo: Hennepin County Sheriff's Office

Kim Potter, the former police officer charged with second-degree manslaughter in the fatal shooting of Daunte Wright, was released on a $100,000 bond on Wednesday, Hennepin County jail records show.

Why it matters: Sunday's shooting of the 20-year-old Black man in Brooklyn Center, Minnesota, just 10 miles from where George Floyd was killed by a Minneapolis police officer last year, has reinvigorated Black Lives Matter protests and led to three consecutive nights of unrest.

Updated 5 hours ago - Politics & Policy

Biden names Erika Moritsugu as senior AAPI liaison

Erika Moritsugu. Photo courtesy: National Partnership for Women & Families

President Biden has named Erika Moritsugu as deputy assistant to the president and Asian American and Pacific Islander senior liaison, the White House announced Wednesday.

Driving the news: The decision follows weeks of pressure from AAPI leaders to include more Asian American representation at the Cabinet level and in senior administration roles.