Kim Jong Un’s ‘beautiful’ letter to Trump contained no details on way forward, source says

Washington (CNN)A “beautiful” letter from North Korean leader Kim Jong Un touted by President Donald Trump on Tuesday lacked substance and did not contain any details on a way forward for the stalled denuclearization talks between the two countries, according to a source familiar with its contents. “We have a very good relationship together,” Trump said of Kim as he stood outside the White House on Tuesday. “Now I can confirm it because of the letter I got yesterday, and I think something will happen that’s going to be very positive. But in the meantime, we have our hostages back, the remains keep coming back, we have a relationship.” Trump’s reaction was not out of the ordinary and the President …

Beto O’Rourke ready to ‘push the button’ on presidential campaign, source says

El Paso, Texas (CNN)Former US Rep. Beto O’Rourke is ready to “push the button” to launch his presidential campaign, with the announcement expected to first come on social media, a source familiar with his plans told CNN. O’Rourke is in his hometown of El Paso, Texas, this week ahead of his Iowa trip. On Monday, in a short video recorded outside his house, he wore a University of Northern Iowa cap as he urged students at the school to vote in the Democratic candidate in the state Senate special election. A photographer was seen leaving O’Rourke’s house late Tuesday morning, and a close team of aides who worked on his 2018 Senate had gathered in town. Signs that an announcement …