Nobel Peace Prize -- Obama vs. Trump: Letter to the editor

French President Emmanuel Macron German Chancellor Angela Merkel and U.S. President Donald Trump confer at the start of the

French President Emmanuel Macron German Chancellor Angela Merkel and U.S. President Donald Trump confer at the start of the

The letter to the Nobel Committee Chairman cites Trump's "transformative efforts to bring peace to the Korean peninsula".

South Korean President Moon Jae-in also vocalized his support for Trump to win the Nobel Prize, but when the president was asked about it, he shared he wants something more important.

Henry McMaster has organized a group of US governors in an effort to get the Nobel Peace Prize awarded to President Donald Trump. The other governors who signed the letter are South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster, Guam Gov. Eddie Baza Calvo, Kansas Gov. Jeff Colyer, Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey, West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice and Maine Gov. Paul LePage.

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Read the full statement here.

"There is but one new variable: President Donald J. Trump and his successful policy of security through strength", the letter said.

Trump plans to meet with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un next month in Singapore in an effort to reach a deal.

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In August past year, tension heightened in the Pacific region when the two leaders exchanged "fire and fury" and "ball of fire" threats and counter-threats, with Guam in North Korea's crosshairs.

"Ending North Korea's pursuit of nuclear weapons has eluded American presidents for decades", Ivey said in a news release Tuesday.

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