Trump Calls Out Fake News, Denies Calling White House a ‘Dump’

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President Donald Trump on Wednesday night described news reports of him calling the White House a "dump" as fake news.

Golf.com published an article on Tuesday claiming Trump told members of his golf club in Bedminster, N.J., that the White House is a dump.

"Chatting with some members before a recent round of golf, he explained his frequent appearances: ‘That White House is a real dump,'" the article states.

Trump denied the reports and called the allegations "totally untrue" in a tweet Wednesday night.

But journalists were quick to report on the comment.

Time magazine reported that former White House residence staff were upset by Trump's comment. Bob Scanlan, a former White House florist, said the comment was "hurtful."

Former White House occupant Chelsea Clinton also appeared to take a shot at Trump for calling the White House a dump.

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Andrew Kugle is the assistant social media editor for the Washington Free Beacon. He graduated from the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse in 2013. Prior to joining the Free Beacon, he worked as a Staff/Press Assistant for South Dakota Congresswoman Kristi Noem. Andrew is from De Pere, Wisconsin and lives in D.C. His Twitter handle is @AndrewJKugle. You can reach him at kugle@freebeacon.com.

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