Trump Now Admits He Actually Did Call Tim Cook 'Tim Apple'

Leroy Wright
March 12, 2019

Trump was subsequently ridiculed in the media and online as result of the gaffe - but now, almost one week later - he's offered an explanation on Twitter as to what was going on in that big orange head of his.

Trump made the gaffe during an American Workforce Policy Advisory Board Meeting at the White House as Cook and the president's daughter Ivanka Trump were seated next to him.

President Donald Trump is blaming the "fake news" for blowing up the fact that he slipped up recently in a meeting with Apple CEO Tim Cook.

"We have so many companies coming in". I mean, you've really put a big investment into the country. Today, on Cook's verified Twitter page (via Redmond Pie), he changed his last name to Tim (Apple logo). I used to say, "Tim, you've got to start doing it over here", and you really have.

Tim Cook shows off his sense of humor on Twitter
Tim Cook shows off his sense of humor on Twitter

When Mr. Trump was running his presidential campaign, he tweeted that he had sold his stock in Apple as the company wasn't making bigger phones "like Samsung".

Again, we know that's completely false, but in the grand scheme of things we suspect Cook doesn't really care what Trump calls him at this point.

Just as in the video below, where you can see the president not calling Lockheed Martin's chief exec, Marillyn Hewson, "Marillyn Lockheed".

Donors attending an event at Trump's Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida on Friday night reportedly described the president's claim as one of his "weirdest lies ever", according to Axios writer Johnathan Swan.

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