Donald Trump claims he invented the word 'fake'

WASHINGTON, DC - SEPTEMBER 26:  U.S. President Donald Trump waves as he walks on the South Lawn prior to his departure from the White House September 26, 2017 in Washington, DC. President Trump is travelling to New York City to participate in a roundtable with Republican National Committee supporters and deliver remarks to an RNC finance dinner.  (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)
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US President Donald Trump has staked a claim on the word 'fake', suggesting that he's the first person to use the word.

Mr Trump said in an interview with US Christian channel Trinity Broadcasting: "I think one of the greatest of all terms I've come up with is 'fake'."

He admitted that other people might have used the word, but he'd never heard them.

"I guess other people have used it, perhaps, over the years, but I've never noticed it," he said.

During the interview, Mr Trump also spoke about the infamous 'towel-throwing incident', where he tossed towels at a crowd of people seeking aid in Puerto Rico.

The President said that people at the relief centre wanted "beautiful soft towels" and were "having fun", while he was throwing them out.