Trump denies calling White House a 'real dump'

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump is denying he called the White House a "dump."

Trump is responding on Twitter to an article posted Tuesday on the website golf.com.

The story recounts a scene in which Trump was chatting with some club members at his golf course in Bedminster, New Jersey. Trump reportedly told the members he visits the property so frequently because "That White House is a real dump."
 
Trump denies he made the remark. "I love the White House, one of the most beautiful buildings (homes) I have ever seen," he writes on Twitter. "But Fake News said I called it a dump - TOTALLY UNTRUE."
Trump has spent nearly every weekend of his presidency visiting various properties he owns and leases, including Bedminster.

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President Donald Trump has told members of his New Jersey golf club that he spends so much time away from Washington because the White House is a "real dump."

The White House did not immediately respond to a request for comment about the account, which appeared in a lengthy article posted on the website golf.com. The story on Trump's complicated love for golf also appears in Sports Illustrated magazine.

The story recounts a scene in which Trump was chatting with some club members. Trump told the members he makes such frequent appearances at the property in Bedminster, New Jersey, because: "That White House is a real dump."

Trump has spent nearly every weekend of his presidency visiting various properties he owns and leases, including Bedminster.

 

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