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Monday, March 11, 2019

President Donald Trump insists that he did not mistakenly refer to Apple CEO Tim Cook as "Tim Apple," even though the bungled name could be heard on video, Axios reported.

The White House's own transcript noted that the president said "Tim -- Apple" during a meeting with business leaders last week.

On Friday, Trump told a group of GOP donors at his golf resort that he said "Tim Cook Apple," but that the "Cook" was really fast, and that "fake news" reported it as "Tim Apple," per Axios.

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The White House is in dementia damage control.

#1 | Posted by bored at 2019-03-11 11:38 AM | Reply | Funny: 1

It's ok. Such confusion happens a lot.
Tim Apple messed up Trump's name too. Called him Donald Racist.
Mark Facebook also got tripped up and referred to him as President Serialsexualassaulter.
Jeff Amazon called him Donnie Russianmoneylaunderer.

#2 | Posted by johnny_hotsauce at 2019-03-11 12:12 PM | Reply | Funny: 2

Trump is now admitting that he did indeed call Tim Cook, 'Tim Apple', but it was not a mistake, he was merely conserving the number of words that he was using that day. After all, running a fiscal deficit is understandable, but exceeding your word budget, now that's something that needs to be avoided, PERIOD!

Trump Now Admits He Actually Did Call Tim Cook ‘Tim Apple'

Tim + Apple = Tim Apple. "An easy way to save time & words."

www.huffpost.com

OCU

#3 | Posted by OCUser at 2019-03-11 12:26 PM | Reply

Why obviously lie about something so trivial?

#4 | Posted by Nixon at 2019-03-11 01:00 PM | Reply | Newsworthy 1

Trump Now Admits He Actually Did Call Tim Cook ‘Tim Apple'

Tim + Apple = Tim Apple. "An easy way to save time & words."

Trump save words?

He actually said that?

Holy shitake the dementia is deep.

#5 | Posted by Nixon at 2019-03-11 01:02 PM | Reply | Newsworthy 1

#3 somebody should advise him to cut out the self aggrandizing and he'll be waaaay faster.

In fact, we'd get some much needed silence from the Orange Schittstain.

#6 | Posted by jpw at 2019-03-11 02:27 PM | Reply

#4 Because Trump is such a sensitive little snowflake, and is so obsessed with his self-image, that he can't allow any story about himself, no matter how trivial, to go unchecked without some fake countervailing story that 30% of Americans will believe.

#7 | Posted by JOE at 2019-03-11 02:43 PM | Reply | Funny: 1

He saved even more time: "Marillyn Lockheed."

www.businessinsider.com

Where will he save next?

Elon Tesla?

#8 | Posted by danni at 2019-03-11 04:24 PM | Reply | Funny: 1

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