Sarah Huckabee Sanders Plays 'Who's On First' With Reporter On Trump's Tax Claims

During an exchange between a reporter and Sarah Huckabee Sanders, the press secretary kept adding a word into Trump's answer which he did not say in order to try and redefine its meaning.

Much of Sanders' job as press secretary is to redefine bogus remarks Trump makes to the public so that they aren't as nonsensical as they really are.

After the Trump administration lied about Sen. Bob Corker's role in crafting the Iran nuclear deal within the Obama administration, saying the Senator "rolled out the red carpet" for the deal, a reporter had another issue.

Abbott and Costello ensued.

"On taxes, the president repeated this claim in the Oval office today saying 'we're the highest taxed nation in the world.' Why does the president keep saying this, it's not true overall?"

Sanders said, "We are highest taxed corporate tax in the developed economy. That's a fact."

"But that is not what the president said."

"That's what he's talking about. we are highest corporate taxed country in the developed economies across the globe."

"That's accurate, but the president keeps repeating this claim we're the highest taxed nation."

"And we are highest taxed corporate nation."

"But that's not what he said. He said we're the highest taxed nation in the world."

"The highest taxed corporate nation that seems pretty consistent to me. Sorry, we're just going to have to agree to disagree."

OK, Trump never used the word corporate or talked about how corporations are heavily taxed. He rarely tries to be clear or hint at having any real knowledge on subjects that are important to the well being of the state. Which is most of anything.

But he'll challenge you to an I.Q. test I'm sure.


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