Hogan … Tidley?: Trump’s A Big Fan Of Spokesman, Didn’t Know His Last Name

WASHINGTON, DC - OCTOBER 03:  White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders (R) and White House Deputy Press Secretary Hogan Gidley (L) listen during a White House news briefing at the James Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House October 3, 2018 in Washington, DC. Sanders held a news briefing to answer questions from members of the White House press corps.  (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** Sarah Sanders; Hogan Gidley
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President Donald Trump has claimed in the past to have “one of the great memories of all time.” Well … decide for yourself.

The New York Times reported earlier this month that “sometimes, with aides,” President Donald Trump refers to National Security Adviser John Bolton as “Mike Bolton.”

And on Tuesday, CNN reported yet another instance of the President’s less-than-total recall.

In a report on the White House press shop, the network said Trump had once referred to White House deputy press secretary Hogan Gidley as “Hogan Tidley.”

“Get me Tidley,” Trump reportedly told staffers one day, to some confusion.

“Who?” they replied, according to CNN.

“Tidley,” Trump repeated. “I want to talk to Hogan Tidley.”

Gidley did not immediately respond to TPM’s request for comment. Tidley could not be reached for comment.

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