South Korean leader wants President Donald Trump at Olympics

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South Korea Prime Minister Lee Nak-yon said that he hopes that U.S. President Donald Trump will attend the PyeongChang Winter Olympics, according to Yonhap News Agency.

Lee asked U.S. Olympic Committee chairman Larry Probst to help bring Trump and First Lady Melania Trump to the Winter Games, to which Probst said he would try but could not make any promises, according to the report.

Trump attended the 1996 Olympics, ran a 2004 Olympic torch relay leg in New York City and met Olympians in 2012 at a Times Square event marking 100 days to the London Games.

One sitting U.S. president has attended an Olympics abroad — George W. Bush at the 2008 Beijing Games, according to The Associated Press.

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