White House says Trump's good relations with North Korea comment was misquoted

Resham Gupta
Last Updated: Jan 14 2018 16:37

WASHINGTON- White House press secretary Sarah Sanders has insisted that President Donald Trump was misquoted on ‘I have a good relationship’ with North Korea remark.

“I probably have a very good relationship with Kim Jong- Un,” Trump was quoted as telling The Wall Street Journal in an interview on Thursday.

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

Sanders said in a Twitter meme that trump was misquoted. “President Trump said, I’D probably have a very good relationship with Kim Jong Un of North Korea. I’D -- I’D -- I’D. NOT I!” the message read, with “I’D” in red ink, under a red banner reading “FAKE NEWS.”