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Donald Trump and The Wall Street Journal were at odds this week after Trump claimed he was misquoted in an interview.

Trump tweeted to his followers about the interview, taking issue with the line the piece lead on, claiming it was based on a falsely interpreted quote:

However, in trying to rebuke the quote as a misquote, Trump misquoted the article and his own original statement.

The line from the Journal's interview actually read:

I probably have a very good relationship with Kim Jong-un.

I have relationships with people. I think you people are surprised.

In response, the Journal released audio from the interview which appeared to demonstrate that Trump's comments were reported accurately.

The Journal said in a later statement that the publication:

stands by what it reported.

The White House then retorted, through Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders who also released audio, two minutes after The Wall Street Journal's tweet:

Sanders accused The Wall Street Journal of incorrectly quoting the President in tweets prior:

However, Trump administration Press Secretaries have had no issue spreading factual inaccuracies from behind the White House podium. In addition, many Twitter users believed Sanders' audio only corroborated the Journal's transcript.

Others said it was proof the President said "I'd".

We'll leave you to make up your own minds.

HT Newsweek

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