#ICYMI Asks: Should Donald Trump win the Nobel Peace Prize?

Lindsey Graham: 'Liberals Would Kill Themselves' If Trump Won Nobel Prize

Despite that last note, several Republican lawmakers are pushing for Trump to be nominated for a Nobel Peace Prize.

Jimmy Carter won the Nobel Peace Prize in 2002, after he left office, for his "decades of untiring effort to find peaceful solutions to global conflicts" as well as his work to promote democracy, human rights and economic and social development.

Once the mountain over North Korea's nuclear test sites collapsed, the little Rocketman dictator was eager to smile, play nice and meet South Korea's president at the DMZ.

There was no truth to this report.

In a letter spearheaded by the Indiana Republican Luke Messer and sent to the Norwegian Nobel committee, the lawmakers claim that Trump should "receive the 2019 Nobel Peace Prize in recognition of his work to end the Korean War, denuclearize the Korean peninsula and bring peace to the region".

But the whispers are no doubt sweet music to the ears of the 71-year-old businessman, who assumed the presidency with no political, military or diplomatic experience, and whose thirst for recognition is firmly established.

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There are now 330 nominees for the 2018 Nobel Peace Prize.

It's a reference to President Reagan telling Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev in 1987 to tear down the Berlin Wall before their relationship warmed, easing tensions between the two countries. The 2017 prize was given to the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons. "And even President Moon says that and he's been great", Trump said to supporters at a rally in MI last weekend.

The letter comes just days after South Korean President Moon Jae-in said that President Trump should be awarded the Nobel Peace Prize. Messer is now locked in a tight three-way primary battle in IN for a U.S. Senate seat.

The Washington Post implied Trump arranged, or at least encouraged, the effort to nominate him. Those on the five-person committee are able to add additional names to the list after the nomination is closed, but that meeting had already happened by the time people began to call for Trump to receive the prize.

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