'Hi, Bob!': The White House Is 'Scrambling' to Find Out Why Trump Called a Prankster Back from Air Force One

The White House is “scrambling” to find out why President Donald Trump called podcast host and former Howard Stern sidekick John Melendez, better known as Stuttering John, from aboard Air Force One.


Politico White House correspondent Annie Karni reported Friday that the White House “has been scrambling this morning to figure out how this happened.”

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