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US-Korea alliance 'supersedes any individual presidency'

The U.S. alliance with South Korea ‘supersedes’ any individual presidency or political party, the White House said amid concern about potential negative effects a Donald Trump presidency would bring to the relationship. “There’s a Democratic and Republican tradition to strengthening our alliance with South Korea,” White House press secretary Josh Earnest said at a briefing Wednesday. “What we have found is that our alliance with South Korea supersedes any individual presidency, it supersedes any individual political party, because we’ve seen [...]