After weeks of uncertainty, President Trump called off the summit last week, blaming "open hostility" from North Korea. "We thank our great Singaporean hosts for their hospitality", White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders wrote on Twitter.
The Trump administration has credited its "maximum pressure" campaign, supported by the United Nations and major world powers, for helping bring North Korea to the table to negotiate giving up its nuclear weapons.
Rodman's relationship with Kim dates back to 2013, when Rodman first traveled to North Korea for the filming of the Vice documentary film "Basketball Diplomacy".
The White House announced on Tuesday (June 5) that talks between Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un will be held on the southern island of Sentosa.
"We're not going to go in and sign something on June 12th and we never were".
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He missed birdie chances of 6 feet, 4 feet and 7 feet, and then missed from 3 feet for par on the 17th that left him exasperated. But it was Woods that brought out the biggest roars at Muirfield Village Golf Club as he moved within six strokes of the lead.
At least two broad areas - Tanglin and Sentosa Island - are confirmed as locations involved in next week's anticipated summit between US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.
Kudlow said the president has no intention of easing sanctions yet.
"It's not that our government has entered into full-fledged preparations to join the North-U.S. summit", the official told reporters.
"I think it'll be a process", he said after welcoming top official Kim Yong-chol to the White House. The ex-Chicago Bulls and Los Angeles Lakers forward may even play a role in to play in the high stakes talks on North Korea's nuclear program, the New York Post reported.
FOX Business reached out to McDonald's for comment on whether they would be interested in opening in North Korea, however, the company did not respond at the time of publication.