Before Michaele and Tareq Salahi even met Barack Obama at the now infamous White House dinner, the couple was proclaiming a close relationship with the President and even used his name to promote a polo event they were hosting.
EXCLUSIVE DOCUMENTS: See The Salahi's Polo Cup Event Schedule
RadarOnline.com has exclusively obtained documents from the America's Polo Cup that the Salahi's hosted in May where they state that the event is "Supported Graciously by The President of the United States, Barack Obama."
Slight problem: White House sources say the President never gave his seal to the Salahi's shindig and most certainly not a supporter.
And according to the couple's former limo driver, Gregory Wooddell, the Salahi's "didn't know the President" and would "often throw his name around and use it to promote their events."
"This was the same event that Tareq told me he couldn't pay me for because he said all the sponsors pulled out at the last minute," Wooddell told RadarOnline.com.
"When in all actuality, most of the sponsors listed on the events page never existed in the first place."
A call to the White House Press Office for comment was not returned.