As noted here earlier today and as lampooned by virtually every media outlet on the planet, when Donald Trump said “we’re sending an armada [to North Korea], very powerful,” he actually meant, “some ships are in Singapore.”
But you know “tomato, tomahto.”
Well as it turns out, some folks were a bit puzzled by the juxtaposition between this…
The Navy was equally confused. Here’s what a US Navy official said on Tuesday when asked if he (or anyone else) had ever said the Vinson is headed to North Korea:
We certainly did not say that.
No, but Trump “certainly did.” Which sets up a rather awkward scenario.
Fortunately, “there’s a Spicer for that.”
Watch below as the White House press secretary once again proves why he was born to do his job…
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