“We are committed to holding North Korea accountable for the death of our son, and will work tirelessly to seize assets,” said the dead student's family.
Joseph Yun said he signed the agreement in June 2017 when he was the U.S. State Department’s special representative to North Korea.
National Security adviser John Bolton confirmed the U.S. signed a deal to give North Korea $2 million for the release of imprisoned U.S. student Otto Warmbier, but noted that the U.S. broke the deal and no money was paid.
The national security adviser claimed, however, that the U.S. never followed through with the payment.
The secretary of state broadly said the North Korean regime was at fault, but experts say he is still trying to play diplomat with Kim.
Unlike the president, House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) isn't taking the North Korean leader "at his word" on the college student's killing.
The Gold Star father slammed Trump's denial of North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un's role in Otto Warmbier's death.
Rep. Tom Malinowski's announcement comes after President Donald Trump’s denial that Kim played any role in the death of the American college student.
Just to set the record straight.
“I got Otto out along with three others,” Trump boasted after saying he believes Kim Jong Un had nothing to do with the student's death.