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Sean Spicer defended the White House’s inaccurate claims that a U. S. aircraft carrier was headed toward North Korea last week
Sean Spicer on Wednesday defended the White House’s inaccurate claims that a U. S. aircraft carrier was headed toward North Korea last week, noting that the ship was heading there now.
“The statement that was put out was that the Carl Vinson group was headed towards the Korean Peninsula. It is headed to the Korean Peninsula. That’s not what we ever said. It was heading there, it is heading there, ” he said during a press briefing.
Although President Trump bragged on April 12 that he had sent an “armada” to North Korea as a warning, the aircraft carrier strike group he was referring to was actually headed toward Australia to complete a previously scheduled training.

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