A video posted to Twitter by the state department on Sunday showed Pompeo walking alongside Kim in Pyongyang. "Everything is great," Pompeo says.
The allegation may impact joint statement adopted at the DPRK-U.S. Summit, North Korea warned.
Pyongyang is ramping up anti-American fervor ahead of the "day of struggle against U.S. imperialism" on June 25.
The country is believed to be working toward developing an intercontinental ballistic missile that can hit targets in the mainland U.S..
Recruiters are reportedly searching the country to find beautiful women.
Newsweek wasn't the first outlet to be fooled by the Popehat bloggers.
Kim visited a residential district and a science academy, state media reported early on Tuesday, ending a lengthy absence from public view that had fueled speculation over his health and grip on power in the secretive country.
As the trial of Matthew Todd Miller, 24, is set to start Sunday, his family and friends from Bakersfield CA keep mum