Trump reportedly falls for prank call aboard Air Force One
Getting through to President Trump may not be as difficult as many Democrats seem to think.
Posing as New Jersey Sen. Robert Menendez, comedian John Melendez prank called Trump Wednesday night and was connected to the president aboard Air Force One as he returned to Washington from a rally in North Dakota, the Daily Mail reports.
Melendez, who has often appeared on "The Howard Stern Show" and "The Tonight Show," posted audio of the call on his podcast, and the president can be heard commiserating with the man he believes to be Menendez over being cleared of federal corruption charges in January.
"You went through a tough, tough situation, and I don't think a very fair situation, but congratulations," the voice purported to be Trump says.
Melendez asks Trump about about a range of topics, from immigration reform to who the president will select as the Supreme Court justice to replace Anthony Kennedy.
"I have a list of people, I have a big list of people, Bob, and we'll take a look at it and we're gonna make a decision. I'll probably make it over the next couple of weeks," the president, apparently, responds to Melendez.
The comedian never broke character, and said he simply called the White House switchboard a few times before an operator believed him to be an assistant to Sen. Menendez. Melendez then gave his cellphone number to the operator and soon after was connected with the president on Air Force One, the Daily Mail reported.
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