Speaking from Singapore and wearing a Make America Great Again cap, Rodman told CNN that a White House staffer called him to tell him the president was proud of him.
Rodman said he was "brushed off" when he tried to approach former US President Barack Obama about relations with North Korea.
Rodman, who Trump said last week had not been invited to the summit, has been public about several trips he's made to North Korea to meet with Kim. I want to see us get along. And today is a great day for everybody. "And I think that people see now that I do care what's really going on and that's why I'm over here".
Rodman said: "It's a great day".
Rodman most recently traveled to North Korea a year ago as a private citizen.
The basketball player is in Singapore for the summit, but the White House had said he will play no official role.
"I'm out of it". I got so many death threats while I was protecting everything.
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"Otto did not die in vain", Trump said Tuesday, crediting Warmbier with helping lead to his meeting with Kim.
His advice to Mr Trump was for him to go into the one-on-one meeting with his "heart on the table".
"Dennis Rodman was either drunk or on drugs (delusional) when he said I wanted to go to North Korea with him". But I kept my head up high. I had no one to hear me, no one to see me, but I knew it. "When I came home, I had to hide out for 30 days.I knew things were going to change".
Rodman defended the talks between himself and Kim and also those between Trump and Kim as "the right thing to do".
Rodman has faced ridicule and criticism for his trips to North Korea, which some US politicians and activists view as serving only as fodder for North Korean propaganda.
"We need the doors to be open and start fresh and make this world a better place, baby, that's it", he said.
Watch the full, wild interview, in two parts below, in which Rodman describes Kim as "a big kid" who "loves to have a good time". "He wants to come to America and enjoy his life".
While Rodman won't be part of the official summit, his presence on the sidelines looks to cap off a freaky personal success story of sorts.
And that's all well and good, but still ... our world just became 20,000 flamethrowers richer, and it's only a matter of time. Musk just announced on Twitter that the first 1000 " Not A Flamethrower " flamethrowers have been picked up.
Earlier Thiem needed to survive a nasty bout of the jitters to see off Marco Cecchinato and reach his first grand slam final. In Saturday's women's final, number one Simona Halep of Romania will face number 10 Sloane Stephens of the United States.
That one comes with a couple of action figures based on the Toy Story world in-game and all the previous goodies. Nobody was forcing them to host a press conference, but when you hold one, people naturally have expectations.
United's executive vice chairman Ed Woodward has long-dreamed of luring the five-time Ballon d'Or victor back to Old Trafford. Ronaldo is likely to look out for clubs in France's Ligue 1, Premier League and also Italy's Serie A, according to ESPN FC .
It may seem like those last few Derby finishers are just going to be also-rans, but anything can happen in horse racing. The Triple Crown win adds $15 million to that, putting Justify's outright value at $75 million.
De Niro appeared on stage at New York's Radio City Music Hall to introduce rocker and Tony Awards performer Bruce Springsteen . Springsteen, meanwhile, was in attendance to perform " My Hometown ", taken from the Tony-winning Springsteen on Broadway .
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Houthis have maintained control of the city since 2015 and have used its port to smuggle weapons and profit off resold aid. Al-Monitor reported in November that U.S. refueling support to the coalition more than doubled over the a year ago .
Internet speculation had the "B" representing everything from breakfast, brunch, bananas, bacon, beer, booze and even bitcoin. The American chain teased the change June 4 on Twitter , saying "For 60 pancakin' years, we've been IHOP ".
Congo warlord, Jean-Pierre Bemba's conviction overturned
It was also the first to determine whether a military commander bore responsibility for the conduct of troops under his control. More than 5,000 survivors took part in the proceedings against Bemba, said Amnesty's head of global justice, Solomon Sacco.
In Fallout 76, nukes are your play thing
If you are looking to pre-order the game, Bethesda announced a Collector's Edition that comes with a plethora of goodies. It wasn't explicitly explained, but it's likely you'll reload in a different world at your last save point if you die.
Trump Admits 'Unknown Territory' Awaits in Kim Summit
South Korean President Moon Jae-in, right, gestures as he speaks to Kim Yo-jong, the sister to North Korean leader Kim Jong-un. You would start at least a dialogue, because, you know, as a deal person, I have done very well with deals".
Alisson, on his future
This latest transfer setback has come just days after a proposed deal for Lyon talisman Nabil Fekir reportedly broke down over medical concerns.
Japan: Bullet train knife attack kills one
One of the injured women told the police Umeda had tried to stop the attacker when he began wielding a knife at her. Police arrested the 22-year-old unemployed suspect on suspicion of attempted murder, a police spokesman said.
Square Enix's E3 2018 showcase is short and sweet
Sadly, both also had immaterial showings with next to no details revealed about what they will be like; the ultimate E3 tease. Square Enix has announced two brand new games at E3, plus more news on Shadow Of The Tomb Raider and Just Cause 4 .