White House: Trump Did Not Lie About Phone Call From Boy Scouts


The White House on Wednesday pushed back on accusations from reporters that President Trump lied about recent phone calls he said he received from the Mexican president and the leader of the Boy Scouts.

Trump said recently that he received a phone call from Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto praising his policies cracking down on illegal immigration into the U.S. The president also said the leader of the Boy Scouts of America called him to say he gave “the greatest speech” the organization ever heard at its national gathering last week. But both leaders have denied calling the president to praise him.

Sanders said that Trump misspoke on both counts — that he did not receive phone calls but rather had personal conversations with the leaders. Read more at The Hill.




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