White House Corrects Record After Trump Confuses North & South Korea

HeadlineMar 07, 2018

The White House has had to correct the record after President Trump apparently confused North and South Korea, mistakenly claiming he had a phone call with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un. On Saturday night, Trump said of the conflict with North Korea, “It was headed for disaster and now we’re talking. And they, by the way, called up a couple of days ago and said, 'We would like to talk.'” But Trump has never spoken directly to the North Korean leader. Instead, the White House said Monday he was referring to a phone call with South Korea’s president, Moon Jae-in.

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