“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.
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.
Fred and Cindy Warmbier spoke out after President Donald Trump said he believed the North Korean leader didn't know about how their son was treated.
"Donald Trump just hasn’t met a tyrant he doesn’t love," the "Morning Joe" host said.
From Kim Jong Un to Vladimir Putin, Trump has allied himself with some seriously questionable leaders.
Trump said he takes the North Korean leader at his word that he didn't know about the student's treatment in prison.
The American college student was arrested and sentenced to 15 years of hard labor in North Korea in March 2016 on suspicion of stealing a propaganda poster.
The president was responsible for bringing the student back to the U.S. after more than a year in North Korean captivity. Warmbier died days after returning home.
The lawsuit comes two days after Donald Trump called Kim Jong Un an "honorable" man.
"Their athletes are not exchanging ideas with other athletes in the Olympic Village or really participating."