Richard Marx mocks Trump: 'I meant to say I "wouldn’t" be right here waiting for you'
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Singer and songwriter Richard Marx mocked President TrumpDonald John TrumpLondon terror suspect’s children told authorities he complained about Trump: inquiry The Memo: Tide turns on Kavanaugh Trump to nominate retiring lawmaker as head of trade agency MORE for claiming to have misspoken while speaking about Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election, saying he also misspoke in the chorus of his hit song “Right Here Waiting.”

“I misspoke. I meant to say I ‘wouldn’t’ be right here waiting for you,” Marx tweeted Wednesday, referring to his 1989 hit.




Other Twitter users made similar jokes, referencing The Beatles' "Norwegian Wood," Bill Withers's "Ain't No Sunshine" and Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers' "I Won't Back Down."










Trump told reporters Tuesday that he misspoke during his widely criticized press conference with Russian President Vladimir Putin.

The president had originally said Monday that he didn’t “see any reason why it would be” Russia who interfered in the 2016 election 

Trump later said he meant to say “I don't see any reason why it wouldn't be Russia” interfering in the election.

“It should have been obvious," he added. “So you can put that in and I think that probably clarifies things.”