September 1939, Radio Fireside Chat
TRUMP: My fellow Americans, some of you may have heard the fake news that Germany “invaded” Poland yesterday. I did quotes with my fingers around “invaded” in case you couldn’t hear that I was being sarcastic. Ever hear of sarcasm? Anyway, I asked Chancellor Hitler if it was an invasion, and he very, very strongly denied it. So we’ll see what happens.
October 1939, Press Conference
REPORTER: Did you bring up the war in your telegrams with Hitler yesterday?