Trump says he never called White House 'a dump'

Trump says he never called White House 'a dump'

President TrumpDonald John TrumpConservatives express concern over House GOP immigration bill Poll: McSally holds 14-point lead in Arizona GOP Senate primary Trump defends Nielsen amid criticism over family separations MORE on Wednesday denied that he ever told members of his Bedminster, N.J., golf club that the White House is "a real dump."

"I love the White House, one of the most beautiful buildings (homes) I have ever seen," Trump tweeted. "But Fake News said I called it a dump - TOTALLY UNTRUE."

Trump's tweet came a day after Sports Illustrated reported that Trump had told club members that he visited the New Jersey property so frequently because the White House wasn't up to par.

Trump has repeatedly brushed off criticism for his visits to the fairways and greens as well as his many other trips to Trump-owned properties since taking office.

Every president since John Adams, the second president of the United States, has resided at 1600 Pennsylvania Ave.