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Avi Selk

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General Assignment Reporter — The Washington Post
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RT @claireballor: Going to take this as an opportunity to throw out a reminder that journalists aren’t volunteers and that subscripti… https://t.co/cCuGbppDjo
RT @markberman: InTouch has posted what it says is a transcript of an interview with a porn star describing an affair with Donald T…  https://twitter.com/i/web/status/954340861705441280 
4/ ...I probably also would have issued a clarification after source complained. Miscommunication happens, and when it's a close call I trust the speaker over the listener. That's just what I'd do. Does anyone still care about this? I really just wanted to test out threads.
3/ If POTUS had answered WSJ's followup questions about this "relationship," he might have cleared up the misunderstanding. But he declined, so I'd probably have written his quote up the same way as WSJ. But ...
2/ ... It seems totally plausible that POTUS actually said "I'd have a good relationship," and the /d/ sound got lost. His very next sentence begins, "I would ..." He doesn't finish the thought, but it suggests he's thinking in hypothetical.
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