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Gov. LePage joins 6 other governors backing Trump for Nobel Peace Prize

16 May 2018

Cabot Phillips of the conservative news site Campus Reform interviewed a few students on UCSC's campus and found that although some could not explain why Obama received a Nobel Prize so early in his presidency, they had no reservations about explaining why Trump should not receive the award.

Henry McMaster has organized a group of US governors in an effort to get the Nobel Peace Prize awarded to President Donald Trump.

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Seven United States governors are throwing their full support behind President Trump's nomination for the Nobel Peace Prize this week; sending a letter to the Norwegian Committee that called for the Commander-in-Chief to receive the award in 2019. Graham first suggested the Nobel Peace Prize to the president days after both Koreans leaders met for the first time. Then the state's lieutenant governor, the longtime SC politician became governor when Trump picked then-Gov.

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Others include the governors of Kansas, Maine, South Carolina, West Virginia and Guam.

The governors' letter came amid reports from South Korea's Yonhap News Agency that North Korea was canceling a high-level meeting planned between the two countries due to the ongoing military exercises between the USA and South Korea.

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The turnaround comes month after Trump rhetoric toward North Korea ignited fears that an armed confrontation with the reclusive country could be looming.

Gov. LePage joins 6 other governors backing Trump for Nobel Peace Prize