WATCH: President and First Lady Welcome NK Detainees Home

President Donald Trump, from left, greets Tony Kim, Kim Hak Song, seen in the shadow, and Kim Dong Chul, three Americans detained in North Korea for more than a year, as they arrive at Andrews Air Force Base in Md., Thursday, May 10, 2018. First lady Melania Trump also greets them at right. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)


While you were sleeping, the three Americans who’d been detained in North Korea were greeted at Andrews Air Force Base by President Trump and the First Lady.

The President was up early (or still up) to tweet about their homecoming, complete with moving footage capturing their welcome:

The three men, Kim Dong Chul, Kim Hak-song and Kim Sang Duk (also known as Tony Kim) were released Wednesday during Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s visit to Pyongyang.  Secretary Pompeo made his second trek back to North Korea to help solidify the plans for the upcoming summit between Kim Jong Un and President Trump.

Following their arrival at 3:00 am, the President gave some brief remarks about their return and his hopes for the summit:



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