President Donald Trump flip-flopped mid-sentence when describing ousted Deputy National Security Adviser Mira Ricardel (pictured, right), who was removed from that position after a statement urging as much from first lady Melania Trump.
“She was with me for a long time,” Trump told Fox News Sunday’s Chris Wallace of Ricardel.
“Although I don’t know her,” Trump quickly noted. “She’s really somebody I don’t know very well.”
“We’re going to move her around,” Trump said of Ricardel, echoing a statement from his press secretary. Ricardel joined the administration in April.
Trump’s interview with Wallace was taped Friday and aired Sunday. Watch below:
President Trump on former Deputy NSA Mira Ricardel: She was with me for a long time, although I don’t know her…But we’re going to move her around because she’s got certain talents. But, frankly…she’ll never be put in the United Nations, let me put it that way. #POTUSonFNS pic.twitter.com/otbja2BUIz
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