In the middle of that question

What actually happened with that transcript and video, according to Philip Bump in the Post:

Here’s the thing: That’s also how The Post’s transcript of the news conference initially read, too. Ours came from Bloomberg Government and ours, too, excluded the first part of the reporters question in which he begins, “President Putin, did you want President Trump to win the election”.

What happened? If you watch the videos, it’s pretty clear. At some point in the middle of that question, there’s a switch between the feed from the reporters and the feed from the translator. In the White House version of the video, you can hear the question being asked very faintly under the woman who is translating saying “president.”

There are different versions and they vary depending on what was turned up or down in which ear piece…And yet, the Post has corrected its transcript but the White House has not corrected its.

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