Donald Trump gets nominated for Nobel Peace Prize

Florida Rep. Matt Gaetz actually nominated Trump for a Nobel Peace Prize

House Republicans formally nominate Pres. Trump for Nobel Peace Prize

Reportedly, in a letter to the Norwegian Nobel Committe, a group of Republican Lawmakers has recommended Trump for the prize.

Earlier this week, South Korean President Moon Jae-in reportedly said that "President Trump should win the Nobel Peace Prize" for his efforts to end hostilities between the two countries and the standoff over North Korea's nuclear program.

"Although North Korea has evaded demands from the worldwide community to cease its aggression for decades, President Trump's peace through strength policies are working and bringing peace to the Korean Peninsula", the lawmakers' letter to the Nobel Peace Prize committee concludes. This endorsement letter has also been signed by another seventeen House Republicans for Trumps's "tireless work to bring peace to our world".

President Donald Trump's closest Republican allies in Congress have nominated him for this year's Noble Peace Prize, giving him credit for pressuring North Korea into accepting a possible denuclearization.

The award is announced annually in December.

As global leaders continue to wait and see if North Korea will stop its nuclear weapons program, it still may not be enough to make the world safer.

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United States president Donald Trump during a joint press conference with Norwegian PM Erna Solberg at the White House in October 2017. Any consideration of Trump's case would be for the prize awarded in late 2019, as the deadline for 2018 passed on February 1. The dictator met with South Korea's President Moon Jae-In to denuclearize the peninsula. "What we need is only peace".

For Trump's fervent supporters, the looming summit with Kim - all but unimaginable just months ago - is proof that his often-impulsive presidency can break through barriers, change the rules of the diplomatic game, and succeed where his predecessors have failed.

Trump is planning historic talks with North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un to rid the rouge nation of nuclear weapons. Even Obama admitted in his acceptance speech that past recipients were "far more deserving of this honor than I".

Peace in the Korean peninsula?

He allegedly told Trump that the crisis would be his "biggest problem" in foreign policy.

Bookmakers Ladbrokes have made the US President the 2/1 favorite to win the Nobel Peace Prize. Former Vice President Al Gore also received the award.

As well as Obama, three USA presidents have won the Nobel Peace Prize: Theodore Roosevelt, Woodrow Wilson, and Jimmy Carter.

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