Donald Trump ‘fell victim to hoax caller pretending to be Piers Morgan’

Donald Trump was a victim of a prank caller who said Piers Morgan was, said the host of Good Morning Britain.

Morgan told BBC's American podcast that the prankster ran the then president while he was on Air Force One in October.

It only appeared after Mr Trump turned out the true Morgan while he was voting in Florida.

Piers Morgan said he was impersonated by a prankster, and he spoke to Donald Trump by phone (Ian West/PA)

The two had been questioning Mr Trump's treatment of the pandemic.

Morgan characterized the reckless call as "an exciting story," adding that "someone called him to pretend to be me the day before and came up with him on Air Force One and they talked to Trump, and they thought he talked to me."

The name of the suspected bugger remains unclear.

He would not be the first leading figure to be tricked if Mr Trump had been duped.

In March last year, the Duke of Sussex was allegedly fooled by Russian hoaxers as activist Greta Thunberg in talking about his decisions to leave the royal family.

Morgan's 55 year old is a long-term friend of Mr Trump, 74, and won a series of Celebrity Apprentices in 2008.

Before their loss last year, they were nice during Mr Trump's tenure in the White House.

Morgan said that Mr Trump is a "unutilized leader" with his "character flaws – chronic narcissism, the desire to do all about himself."