Comedian Says He Prank Called President Trump

Veuer - June 29, 2018

A comedian is claiming that he managed to get President Trump on the phone after a successful park call attempt.

Comedian John Melendez says it happened on Wednesday.

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Comedian Says He Prank Called President Trump

((VO-Trump Reuters))??A comedian says that he successfully pranked President Trump and got him to take a call.????((VO-Business Insider/ The Stuttering John Screenshots/ Air Force One))??According to Business Insider, John Melendez, who hosts "The Stuttering John" podcast, got a call back from Trump while he was on Air Force One, flying back from a rally in North Dakota.????((VO-Menendez broll/ Supreme Court Justice))??Mashable reports that Melendez was posing as Democratic Senator Bob Menendez of New Jersey and once he got the president on the phone he asked him questions about immigration and the new supreme court justice to replace Anthony Kennedy.????((VO-White House/Trump Reuters))??A source familiar with the situation tells axios that this raises concerns about White House security.

The site notes that Trump told the podcast host he will make his decision on a replacement within 12 to 14 days.????((VO- Tweet))??Melendez sent out a tweet saying, “I find it astounding that the news media's not picking up the fact that I totally duped the President & got in touch within in less than 2 hours while he was on Air Force One.

Shame on, NBC/, CNN & Huffington Post.

I gave them a news story on their laps.”????((VO-Trump Reuters))??Business Insider notes that Melendez said this is a sign of how easy it is to "infiltrate" the Trump administration.??

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