“Well, they’ll never give it to me,” Trump told The New York Post, remarking on why he does not think he will be awarded the prize for his work with North Korea.
Trump was at the center of chatter earlier this year about whether he deserved the prize, with Trump supporters and even the president of South Korea saying that getting North Korea to denuclearize and end the Korean War would be an achievement worthy of the honor.
“I just think that President Moon [Jae-in] was very nice when he suggested it,” Trump said in May when asked about his Nobel prospects. “I want to get peace. The main thing, we want to get peace. It was a big problem, and I think it’s going to work out well.”