White House Denies Issuing an Apology to the United Kingdom

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A tweet posted by a reporter from the New York Times refuted claims that White House press secretary Sean Spicer and National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster issued an apology earlier on Friday to the United Kingdom.

The apology involved the wiretapping accusations President Donald Trump made on March 4, saying that former President Barack Obama wiretapped Trump Tower through a British spy agency during the 2016 campaign, Axios reported on Friday.

Julie Davis tweeted that the White House said "there was no apology to Brits," and Spicer and McMaster "fielded complaints" while defending "Spicer's mention of wiretapping story."

A senior aide said that the apology did not take place.

"He didn’t apologize, no way, no how," the aide said.

This is contrary to reports that declare the White House reportedly did issue an apology.

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Chandler Gill is a Media Analyst for the Free Beacon. Before joining the Free Beacon, she interned at the Heritage Foundation. Chandler went to Furman University in Greenville, South Carolina, and studied Political Science. She was raised in Wassenaar, The Netherlands. In her free time, Chandler enjoys reading and walking around the D.C. area. Her twitter handle is @chandlergillDC.

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