Trump Book Author Admits He Screwed Up by Wrongly Claiming Obama Held ‘Political Correctness’ Meetings White House received complaints from top CIA officials for holding weekly “political correctness” meetings, the author of the book .
Admitted that he didn’t understand that the initials “PC” actually stood for “principals committee.” Trump’s White House: The Real Story of His Presidency to claim that the Obama administration was “too concerned
With political correctness” as it “micromanaged intelligence matters.” The new Trump theory was to let them make choices. If they’re not making those decisions themselves, then we can always pull it back up. So that was the first thing.
Next thing they said was that, in the previous administration , they spent a lot of time in the White House doing nonstop PC [political correctness] meetings. They would have a meeting every week, and at the conclusion of the meeting there was always the suggestion, ‘Let’s meet again in two weeks.’”
Fox News is aware that ‘PC’ may instead stand for ‘Principals Committee’ and has reached out to the author for further explanation. The story has been updated and will be further revised if necessary.”
The admission prompted an amended editor’s note, now featured atop the Fox article: “An earlier version of this story accurately quoted the book as describing ‘PC’ as standing for ‘politically correct’ in characterizing certain Obama administration meetings .
The author has since informed Fox News this was due to a misunderstanding between him and his source and that the initials referred to ‘Principals Committee.’” “CIA staff complained about Obama White House’s political correctness,
New book claims” to “CIA staff complained about Obama White House, new book claims.” The PR firm handling the book told The Daily Beast, meanwhile, that Wead does not have any further comments .