White House press secretary Stephanie Grisham accused outgoing Obama staffers of leaving nasty notes for their incoming Trump administration counterparts on inauguration day in 2017:

Grisham made the comment during a radio interview this morning:

The Daily Mail’s David Martosko then confirmed that he, too, heard this story but never followed up on it:

“Entirely my fault for never tracking it down at the time”:

And now “vintage 2017 West Wing officials” are confirming it to Martosko:

But former Obama officials are accusing Grisham of lying:

And blue-check journos are questioning why we’re just hearing about it now, like if Trump administration officials tweeted out photos of nasty post-it notes that they would have believed them then anyway: