Trump’s ‘Phony’ Source Turns Out to Be White House Official

President Donald Trump accused The New York Times of inventing a source for a story who, in fact, was a White House official conducting a briefing for reporters.

  • Published 26 May 2018

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump accused The New York Times on Saturday of inventing a source for a story who, in fact, was a White House official conducting a briefing for reporters under the condition that the official not be named. Trump tweeted that the Times quoted an official "who doesn't exist" and referenced a line in the story about a possible summit with North Korea, which read: "a senior White House official told… Read at AP News