Donald Trump again referenced a video he claims to have watched of the $400 million exchange between the U.S. and Iran — despite his campaign saying otherwise.
"You know, it was interesting because a tape was made," Trump said to supporters at a rally in Portland, Maine today. "You know why the tape was given to us? Because they want to embarrass our country."
Trump initially discussed a video of the exchange in detail at a rally in Florida yesterday. However, Trump's campaign told ABC News today that Trump was referencing footage he'd seen on Fox News of the American prisoners released in Geneva.
Furthermore, multiple senior government officials, including Secretary of State John Kerry, have cast doubt on the existence of such a video.
In addition to the Iran video comments, Trump's rally was quickly interrupted by protesters carrying pocket constitutions–an act of solidarity with Khizr Khan, the father of fallen soldier Capt. Humayun Khan, with whom Trump has been feuding. They were ejected from the venue.
"I sort of missed my protesters," Trump joked.