White House Reporters Correct Erroneous Report About Trump, John Kelly And Dem FISA Memo

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Amber Athey Podcast Columnist
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The White House press pool had to send out a Tuesday correction after they claimed White House chief of staff John Kelly said President Trump would not read the Democrat memo because it is too “lengthy.”

Unfortunately for those desperate to malign the president, it turns out that the initial pool report had misquoted Kelly. The real exchange revealed that Kelly had just recently given Trump the “pretty lengthy” memo and Trump was planning on reading it as soon as he could. There was no mention of Trump being briefed.

CNN’s Manu Raju, who previously spread the fake news story about Donald Trump Jr. colluding with Wikileaks, had the most popular tweet about the erroneous Gen. Kelly quote on Tuesday.

According to Raju’s tweet, Kelly responded, “No, no. It is quite lengthy” when asked if Trump had read the Democrat memo rebuffing the Nunes memo.

“We are told it’s 10 pages,” Raju wrote snarkily.

According to NBC News, Kelly also reportedly said that Trump would be briefed on the memo by staff.

The incorrect report led to a bunch of journalists and liberals mocking Trump for allegedly being unable to read anything longer than a few pages.


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