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Trump claims The Wall Street Journal deliberately misquoted him about Kim Jong Un

President Trump on Sunday accused The Wall Street Journal of deliberately misquoting him in an interview published Thursday. "I probably have a very good relationship with him," the article quotes Trump saying of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. "I have relationships with people," Trump adds in the report. "I think you people are surprised."

On Sunday morning, Trump on Twitter claimed the newspaper got it wrong:

The president did not include a recording to back up his assertion. The Journal article includes a video with the quote, but it is not a direct recording of the president. Bonnie Kristian

Update 11:35 a.m.: The Wall Street Journal issued a statement saying it "stands by what it reported." Included in the statement is audio of President Trump's disputed comment.

Update 1:12 p.m.: White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders has tweeted an audio clip of President Trump's comments as well. Listen to that version below.