Inside the joint press conference: The mistake you didn't catch

ABC News' Rick Klein breaks down what happened when Trump called on the wrong reporter during the joint press conference with Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos.
1:24 | 05/18/17

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Transcript for Inside the joint press conference: The mistake you didn't catch
On the we thought about something else that happened this press conference that I think was it was weird an unprecedented act. So the second we saw the first question by an American journalist went to our colleague Jonathan Karl the second question. Did not about not a lot of people may notice that all the the second question president trump called for Peter Baker he's a correspondent for the New York Times yet. But he. He actually looked at Peter Alexander who's a correspondent for NBC news and the personally got the microphone actually was neither of those men it was Scott Dohmann who's a correspondent for Sinclair news and WJ LA it was our affiliate here in Washington DC. Scott asked the question neither of the Peters asked the question Peter Baker wasn't even in the rule. Peter Alexander from NBC tweeted about how weird this isn't Peter Baker said I'm so glad I finally got a question a White House briefing. To that I'm not there. So whatever. It mistake in terms of advance or pronunciation or confusion didn't look anything alike let me tell you that you see these two men and you're not gonna confuse them on the street so that that was a weird one to say Italy's and I know a lot of reporters are buzzing about. How you confuse those who Peters and an appalling Scott. And he knew it just can't make up no you cannot do you make it got to try anymore it does not worth it. Rick kind. Inkster being here and happy there thank thanks. Parked his there and hey guys thanks for being with us you can always go to abcnews.com to stay out with all of these the founding story. And more thanks for watching I'm on the positive see you back here is it.

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