The 14 Best Quotes From Trump's Wild Post-Midterm Presser
- Author: Rogelio Becker Nov 08, 2018,
Nov 08, 2018, 2:37
President Donald Trump struck back at a black female reporter's question about his calling himself "nationalist" as "emboldening white nationalists", calling it a "racist question", "insulting", and "very awful".
"CNN should be ashamed of themselves having you working for them". "What you just said is so insulting to me". Acosta refused. Trump backed away from his podium and briefly paced the stage.
The president told him his time was done, telling him to sit down and to stop being a "rude, bad person".
After some more back and forth, Acosta noted that the caravan is still hundreds of miles away from the US.
'I would never do that, and I don't use racist remarks, ' the president said generally during a wide-ranging press conference a day after historic midterm congressional elections. You are a rude, bad person. "You are not the best".
Trump on Wednesday said he hopes he can work with Congress to get enough money to build his long-promised border wall but that he would not necessarily force a government shutdown over the issue.
"You should let me run the country". She said the president needs to explain what he meant.
When asked whether the Republican party has supported white nationalists, Trump replied: "It's a very racist question" and called the reporter a "terrible person". "You shouldn't be working for CNN", he said.
"I'm not concerned about anything with the Russian Federation investigation, because it's a hoax". If i did, you people - you would have known about it.
Trump moved on to another reporter, but Acosta stood up again and began asking Trump another question. "You shouldn't treat people that way". Acosta is the guy who comes to the mic during a Q&A to make a rambling statement instead of ask a question.