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Trump denies report he made 'troubling' promise to foreign leader

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By Victor Reklaitis

President Donald Trump on Thursday denied a Washington Post report that he made a promise to a foreign leader in a phone call this summer that was regarded as "so troubling" that it prompted a U.S. intelligence official to file a whistleblower complaint. Trump tweeted that the report was "another Fake News story," saying "is anybody dumb enough to believe that I would say something inappropriate with a foreign leader" while on a call that many U.S. and foreign officials were listening to.

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