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01/07/2020 12:29 PM AEST | Updated 01/07/2020 12:32 PM AEST

Kayleigh McEnany Mocked After Insisting Trump Is 'Most Informed Person'

“The president does read and he also consumes intelligence verbally," the White House press secretary insisted.

White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany came in for some skewering for her latest defense of President Donald Trump.

McEnany attempted Tuesday to explain away damning reports that the president was either not briefed or didn’t pay attention to intelligence reports that raised concerns the Russian government was paying bounties to Taliban fighters to kill US soldiers.

A reporter asked about reports that the president isn’t much of a reader, especially when it comes to his intelligence briefing books:

“The president does read and he also consumes intelligence verbally. This president, I’ll tell you, is the most informed person on the planet Earth when it comes to the threats that we face.”

Considering the president is not known for being a reader but is known for saying things that are clearly false, many Twitter users were skeptical.

Very skeptical.

But one person had a nagging issue with McEnany’s comment ....