*From:* Debra Saunders <xxx@reviewjournal.com>
*Date:* February 2, 2018 at 12:17:44 PM EST
*Subject:**In-Town Pool Report #1 Trump on memo*

At about 11:30 pool entered Oval Office where President Donald Trump was seated with seven North Korean defectors and a translator. I will send more information on the North Korean aspect but for now, here's what Trump said when asked about the memo:
"I think it's a disgrace. What's going on in this country, I think it's a disgrace. "The memo was sent to Congress" garbled....(I will try to get from another pooler -- if someone heard better, please send to me.) But "I think it's a disgrace what's happening in this country.. When you look at that and see that The memo was sent to Congress. ... A lot of people should be ashamedofo themselves and much worse than that.. "So I sent it over to Congress, and they will do what they're going to do, whatever they do is fine. . It was de-classified. and let's see what happens. A lot of people should be ashamed. Thank you very much.
More soon.
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Debra J. Saunders White House Correspondent Las Vegas Review-Journal 529 14th Street NW Suite 994 Washington, DC 20045 202-xxx-xxxx Cell 202-xxx-xxxx


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