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Watch Trump Tell Mike Huckabee That He Essentially Invented the Word ‘Fake’

President Donald Trump’s interview with former Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee was chock full of some truly jaw-dropping moments, such as the president describing how Puerto Ricans begged for him to throw those “beautiful soft towels” at them and clarifying his health care policy.

There was also the little moment in which he took credit for inventing a word that had been around for quite a while.

After talking about his administration’s response to Puerto Rico n the aftermath of Hurricane Maria, Trump lamented that the media was very unfair to him and was spreading out false information and “fake news.” This led to him going on a tangent about how it was amazing that he became president with the treatment he’s received from the press.

And then we got this:

“I think one of the greatest of all terms I’ve come up with is ‘fake.’ I guess other people have used it, perhaps, over the years, but I’ve never noticed it. And it’s a shame.”

He added that the media is really hurting America because they “take away the spirit of the country.”

Watch the interview above, via TBN (the relevant part starts at 8:30).

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