White House, WSJ go to the tape over "fake news" feud
President Trump tweeted this morning accusing the Wall Street Journal of maliciously misreporting a statement he made in a recent interview. The tweet followed a "FAKE NEWS" alert last night from Press Secretary Sarah Sanders.
At issue: Whether Trump said "I probably have a good relationship with Kim Jong-un," or "I'd probably have a good relationship with Kim Jong-un."
The WSJ responded with its own version of the audio, and standing by its reporting. Decide for yourself:
The backdrop: This feud comes after the WSJ reported that a porn star was paid in 2016 not to discuss an "alleged sexual encounter" with Trump. A White House official says the delay in responding was because of “multiple calls/emails trying to get” the WSJ to correct or clarify.