It's not the first time Trump has taken the word of a foreign authoritarian over Americans he deems his political enemies.
Speaking from Tokyo in her first "Meet the Press" interview ever, Sarah Sanders reiterated that Trump and Kim Jong-un "agree in their assessment" of Joe Biden, who Trump called a "low IQ individual" in a tweet Monday evening. https://t.co/ZWEYzw1mfo
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