Trump Tries To Clarify Sweden Remarks
President Donald Trump sought to explain why pointed to a security incident in Sweden on Friday, which did not happen in reality.
Addressing a rally on Saturday, he said, “look at what happened last night in Sweden,” where it reviewed parts of Europe, which was hit by the terrorist attacks.
With no such incidents reported in Sweden on Friday, and asked the US administration country an explanation.
Mr. Trump tweeted on Sunday that he was referring to a television report.
He said he had been aired on Fox News Channel, but did not say when. He had been referring to the Fox News program on Friday night, which looked at the refugees and crime in Sweden.
Despite his words, “going on last night in Sweden,” said White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders separately that Mr. Trump was talking about the recent rise in crime and accident rates in general, it does not refer to a specific issue.
The former Swedish Prime Minister Carl Bildt among those who scoffed at comments by Mr. Trump, suggesting that “it was smoking.”