President Donald Trump nominated for 2019 Nobel Peace Prize

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South Korean President Moon Jae-in has said Trump should receive the Nobel Peace Prize, the Republicans' letter noted.

Former President Barack Obama was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 2009, a move that was criticized by some, given how early it was in his presidency.

The effort to win President Trump a new piece of gold kicked off in earnest Wednesday. "It could be a resulting work of the US -led sanctions and pressure".

There were 330 nominees for the 2018 Nobel peace prize, the victor of which will be announced in December, The Guardian reported. That's very nice", a smiling Trump said on Saturday as supporters at a campaign-style rally in MI chanted "No-bel! Clearly enjoying the response, the President smiled and said, "Thank you, that is very nice".

"I do not feel that I deserve to be in the company of so numerous transformative figures who've been honored by this prize", said Obama in accepting the award.

"I just want to get the job done", he proclaimed, after fondly pronouncing the word "Nobel".

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The Fort Walton Beach representative joined 17 other House Republican lawmakers in a letter to the Norwegian Nobel Committee nominating Trump for the 2019 Nobel Peace Prize for "his work to end the Korean War, denuclearize the Korean peninsula and bring peace to the region".

But, some were sceptical about Trump's chances, including his own son.

"The aversion to giving him the Nobel on the Democratic side is caught up in the aversion to him".

Obama also tried to bring peace to the Korean Peninsula during his time as president but did not make much progress. "By calling him short and fat and saying I would totally destroy him with fire and fury from my big and powerful nuclear button, I got him to negotiate". When Trump visited Seoul in November, weeks after he threatened to "totally destroy" North Korea, protesters took to the streets in Seoul, calling him "a war maniac". Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and South Korea's Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha both credited Trump for the breakthrough. The communist regime's dictator, Kim Jong Un, tested several missiles purportedly capable of reaching the United States and detonated what Pyongyang said was a hydrogen bomb. "Trump has shown major steps toward delivering peace".

And, when Jong-un talked alone with Jae-in, without aides, he sought Jae-in's advice for his coming talks with Trump, they said. He has been accused of ruthlessly executing scores of aging generals and party elite members, including his own uncle.