China says Trump should swap iPhone for Huawei amid bugging claim

Donald Trump listens to a call on his mobile phone in 2016

Yesterday, the New York Times published an article asserting that Donald Trump has a habit of making calls on unsecured cell phones, allowing Russian and Chinese spies to listen in-and they do.

Chinese foreign ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying was asked about the story during a press conference on Thursday.

President Donald Trump speaking to reporters at the White House.

The anonymous former officials to El Trump said that they spoke out not to undermine their Diet Coke obsessed leader, but out of concern for his ambivelence to matters of electronic security.

China, in turn, has begun using its own businessmen to try to influence people friendly with those Trump talks to, according to the New York Times report, hopes the information will make it to the President.

Her Chinese counterpart Hua Chunying too dismissed the U.S. report and used the opportunity to promote a Chinese electronic manufacturer, while apparently mocking Trump's "America first" policy.

The comment is perhaps the most masterful troll of the New Cold War era, especially considering the many warnings from the US Congress that Huawei devices aren't secure and that the company is manipulated by the Chinese government.

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President Trump began his Thursday morning by blaming the attempted assassination of his political adversaries on the media.

Donald Trump termed the NYT report as a "fake story" and said he rarely uses his cellphone. "Mr. Trump keeps the personal phone, White House officials said, because unlike his other two phones, he can store his contacts in it", the report says.

Trump said he was glad the newspaper "finally added China" to their narrative of foreign entities interfering with the USA government, referring to the ongoing efforts of the newspaper to sustain the narrative that the president and his associates colluded with Russian Federation to influence the 2016 election.

Despite repeated requests by intelligence advisors, Trump seems to continue using the phone, which might one day cost him dearly not only to himself but also to national security too, reported The New York Times.

In a tweet, Trump said the report was "soooo wrong!" and insisted "I only use Government Phones". I like Hard Lines.

Mr Trump dismissed the report. Trump wrote on Twitter.

Hua compared the report to "fake news".

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