President Donald Trump claimed the United States has been speaking "directly" to North Korea leader Kim Jong-un, during a gaggle with reporters at Mar-a-Lago on Tuesday.
Multiple journalists are reporting the on president's comments, with some initial confusion as to what exactly the president claimed.
Here is my pool report on what Trump said when asked by reporters if he has spoken directly with Kim Jong Un https://t.co/rXMPSzDVVZ— David Nakamura (@David Nakamura) 1524007729.0
“Yes,” POTUS just said, when reporters just asked if he's been speaking DIRECTLY to Kim Jong Un. Asked to clarify,… https://t.co/Sv0q6Y8sHH— Jennifer Jacobs (@Jennifer Jacobs) 1524007848.0
And now the WH is telling the pool that Pres Trump misunderstood or misheard the question— Frank Thorp V (@Frank Thorp V) 1524008323.0
Via @PressSec “In regards to talks with Leader Kim Jong Un: The President said the administration has had talks at… https://t.co/eZgU0q24M8— Major Garrett (@Major Garrett) 1524008701.0