Share on Facebook Share on Twitter December 7, 2017 THE HILL: White House blames dry throat for Trump’s unusual speech The White House blamed President Trump’s unusual speech Wednesday, in which he appeared to slur his words, on a dry throat. Read More Prev Next News & Guts This has been the most talked about story of the day. Watch the video and listen to Trump’s words. Something is odd. The President has a physical scheduled next week.