Washington Free Beacon 
March 12, 2018
Ben Rhodes, a former White House aide under President Barack Obama, said Sunday that Obama is rooting for President Donald Trump on diplomatic efforts with North Korea.
ABC’s Jonathan Karl asked Rhodes, who boasted  of having a “mind meld” with Obama, what the former president’s opinion was on the potential meeting between Trump and North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un.
“Contrary to frankly how we were treated in office, we want a diplomatic track with North Korea to succeed,” Karl said. “That’s in everybody’s interest here. So I think the nation should be rooting for diplomacy to work with North Korea, and I think that’s certainly President Obama’s view.”
Rhodes then mentioned concerns he has with the Trump administration. Karl again asked if Obama was supportive of Trump’s attempt to talk to Kim.
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