The White House cannot speak. Who in the White House said that?
Except for the small detail that the White House Press Secretary quoted them at a press conference.
If the President himself can tweet Fox News reports, then surely his official spokesman can repeat them.
Now we're pissing off Britain. Anybody left?
Hahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahaha. That's a good one, dude.
UPDATE 3/18: Apparently an apology was made.