Trump Officially Nominated For Nobel Peace Prize

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18 lawmakers have nominated President Donald Trump for a Nobel Peace Prize.

An official nomination letter, sent by Rep. Luke Messer (R-Indiana), was sent to the Norwegian Nobel Committee on Tuesday.

The letter praised the President for “tirelessly to apply maximum pressure to North Korea to end its illicit weapons programs and bring peace to the region.”   

“His Administration successfully united the international community, including China, to impose one of the most successful international sanctions regimes in history,” the letter added. “The sanctions have decimated the North Korean economy and have been largely credited for bringing North Korea to the negotiating table.”

“Although North Korea has evaded demands from the international community to cease its aggression for decades, President Trump’s peace through strength policies are working and bringing peace to the Korean peninsula,” the letter says. “We can think of no one more deserving of the Committee’s recognition in 2019 than President Trump for his tireless work to bring peace to our world.”

In addition to Messer, the letter was also signed by 17 other congressional Republicans, including Reps Mark Meadows of North Carolina, Steve King of Iowa, Matt Gaetz of Florida, and Marsha Blackburn and Diane Black of Tennessee.