Donald Trump Denies Calling Tim Cook "Tim Apple" Despite Video Evidence

Tim Cook changed his username on Twitter to troll President Donald Trump

The press and Twitter mocked Trump for his apparent slip-up, and Cook joined in, changing his Twitter username to his first name followed by an apple emoji.

The president was meeting with the American Workforce Policy Advisory Board last Wednesday when he bungled Cook's name.

But now Trump is arguing that the whole incident is "fake news", according to Axios reporter Jonathan Swan.

President Donald Trump on Monday angrily doubled down on lying about falsely referring to Apple CEO Tim Cook as "Tim Apple". We really appreciate it very much, Tim Apple, ' Trump said.

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The White House, possibly to eliminate what would appear to be an embarrassing mistake made by the president, manipulated the official transcript of the event.

Cook was mistakenly called "Tim Apple" by Trump, and the Internet understandably then went to town creating meme upon meme about the faux pas. 'People like Tim, you're expanding all over and doing things that I really wanted you to do right from the beginning.

"Hey look, it's Tim Apple, son of Apple founder Steve Apple", said one user.

Axios spoke to attendees of the fundraiser who said they were perplexed why Trump would make a big deal out of it because nobody cared. Changing his name on Twitter is an obvious bit of fun, although we're sure if asked he would just say that he was promoting the company he works for. "It doesn't even matter!" Last year, he had called Lockheed Martin CEO Marillyn Hewson "Marillyn Lockheed".

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