GOP Governors Urge Nobel Committee to Consider Trump

President Donald Trump speaks during a cabinet meeting at the White House Wednesday

"The Nobel Committee should act quickly in affirming President Trump's nomination and should give him the Nobel Peace Prize, which he certainly deserves", Ivey wrote.

Henry McMaster has organized a group of US governors in an effort to get the Nobel Peace Prize awarded to President Donald Trump.

McMaster is one of six Republican Governors who wrote to the Nobel Committee Chairman this week.

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Messer announced he would nominate Trump for the prize, which has only been won by four other USA presidents, after a meeting between North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and South Korean President Moon Jae-in where the two agreed to work toward denuclearization and formally ending the decades-long Korean War. Then the state's lieutenant governor, the longtime SC politician became governor when Trump picked then-Gov.

Other signatories include Guam Gov. Eddie Baza Calvo; Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant; Kansas Gov. Jeff Colyer; South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster; West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice; and Maine Gov. Paul LePage. The meeting planned for Wednesday at a border truce village to discuss setting up military and Red Cross talks aimed at reducing border tension and restarting reunions between families separated by the Korean War.

Anticipation for the award has been swirling ever since President Trump calmed relations with North Korea and brought home three hostages from the nation.

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