Donald Trump is brushing off accusations he called the White House ‘a real dump.’
President Trump begs to differ when it comes to reports that he said he spends so much time playing golf because the White House — that reverential mansion with rooms named for colors — is “a real dump.”
Trump tweeted Wednesday evening that he has nothing but love for 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue in Washington, D.C.
“I love the White House, one of the most beautiful buildings (homes) I have ever seen,” Trump tweeted. “But Fake News said I called it a dump – TOTALLY UNTRUE,” the tweet read.
The actual title of the publication that printed Trump’s alleged quote is Golf magazine, which reported Tuesday that the president told members at the Trump National Golf Club in Bedminster, N.J., that he has spent so much time there as of late because “that White House is a real dump.”
The allegation stirred up a boomerang backlash more circular than the Oval Office.
Former first daughter Chelsea Clinton sent out a tweet that included an image of a report on Trump’s alleged statement.
“Thank you to all the White House ushers, butlers, maids, chefs, florists, gardeners, plumbers, engineers & curators for all you do every day,” she tweeted.
Pete Souza, former White House official…
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