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Live from NPR news in Washington. I'm Jack Speer. President Trump has tweeted to clarify that he holds North Korea responsible for the death of Otto warmbier a young American held captive in the country is NPR's camera. Keith explains it came after the warm beer family released. A scathing statement following his summit with the North Korean leader, Kim Jong UN President Trump made some comments about auto warmbier and Kim that produced near universal backlash in those prisons in those camps. You have a lot of people and some really bad things happen to auto some really really bad thing. Why are you what he tells me? He tells me that he didn't know about it. And I will take him at his word warmbier family responded, quote, Kim and his evil regime are responsible for the death of our son auto, adding no excuses or lavish praise can change that Trump has now tweeted that he was misinterpreted. And of course, he holds North Korea responsible. For autos, mistreatment and Daf. Trump made no mention of Kim Jong in his tweets tamra, Keith NPR news. The Whitehouse manafort's lawyers are asking a federal judge for a lighter sentence in his Regina tax and Bank fraud case in a sensing memo filed today attorneys for Manafort say the federal guidelines call for nineteen and a half to twenty four years in prison and would result in punishment. They argue is disproportionate to their clients offenses. The argument afford is a first time offender dish remorseful for his conduct. Manafort was convicted by federal jury in August of five counts of false tax returns. One kind of founded the Clara foreign Bank account and to council Bank fraud, he's due for sentencing in March on March, seventh the governor of Washington state has joined a growing list of Democrats running for president in twenty twenty. Jay Inslee, also becomes the first governor seeking to replace President Trump Austin Jenkins of north news network reports he wants to make climate change the focus of his campaign. Inslee held his campaign kickoff in the warehouse of a soul. Solar installation company. So I am announcing today that I make candidate to become the next president of the United.