"It was 100% my fault and I apologized immediately", Hassett said, hand over his heart.
With his most pointed criticism since leaving office 20 months ago, former President Barack Obama broke his silence on US politics in recent days, first on Friday at a college in IL to criticize "the politics of division and resentment and paranoia" of President Donald Trump and supporters in the Republican Party, then on Saturday at a rally in Anaheim while campaigning for seven Democratic congressional candidates.
But as he answered a question from a reporter about Trump's tweet, he also bashfully recalled an earlier incident when he gave Sanders a "bad number".
Another prominent Trump ally who contradicted the president's claim was the chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers, Kevin Hassett.
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"It shouldn't be Democratic or Republican to say that we don't threaten the freedom of the press because - they say things or publish stories we don't like", Obama said. It's something that President Donald Trump likes to brag about, especially as we approach the midterm elections.
Asked about the veracity of the statement later that day at a White House press briefing, Hassett said: "So I can tell you what is true".
Trump mistakenly said that Obama's "magic wand" quote was about GDP growth, but it was actually about lost jobs. "And usually the answer is, he doesn't have an answer", Obama continued.
This wasn't the first time Hassett has weighed in on a presidential tweet. The bulk of that decade of growth was under Obama's presidency, and can fairly be credited to him.
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