President Trump was so confident he would reach a nuclear pact with North Korea that he scheduled a signing ceremony before an agreement had even been struck. Here’s how it all unraveled.
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David E. Sanger contributed reporting.
“Why the North Korea Deal Fell Apart (Again)” was produced by Michael Simon Johnson and Ike Sriskandarajah, and edited by Larissa Anderson and Lisa Tobin.
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