Lesley Stahl speaks with President Trump about a wide range of topics in his first 60 Minutes interview since taking office
Lesley Stahl’s interview with Trump is a tour de force. Sensing it wasn’t going well, Trump resorted to this: “Lesley, it's okay. In the meantime, I'm president--and you're not.” https://t.co/zOO3r50X6A
TRUMP when pressed on why he doesn't have public condemnation for Putin: "I'm the one that gave Ukraine offensive weapons and tank killers. Obama didn't. You know what he sent? He sent pillows and blankets." https://t.co/EwZoRb9Pvj
POTUS on Kim Jong Un: Q: Do you trust him? Trump: I do trust him, yeah, I trust him Q: Why would you trust him: Trump: Well, first of all, if I didn't trust him, I wouldn't say that to you. Wouldn't I be foolish to tell you right here, on 60 Minutes-- https://t.co/EwZoRb9Pvj
. @LesleyRStahl : “Do you still think that climate change is a hoax?” Pres. Trump: “Look, I think something’s happening, something’s changing, and it’ll change back again…” https://t.co/EVT05KB0UY. @60Minutes https://t.co/VbHTsJDGfn
[email protected] did an excellent job in her Trump interview, and I recommend reading the transcript: https://t.co/nOImt42WgH Note that Trump still denies climate change, and that he acknowledges what his administration denied, that he split immigrant families to deter them.
“You've had a string of wins lately.” 60 Minutes' Lesley Stahl to @realDonaldTrump. I can hear #BlueBubbles exploding. https://t.co/GobMb0VPIY
Part of what keeps Trump from getting away with reiterating untrue claims is a informed, skeptical interlocuter who is in the room with him and can interject with reality. https://t.co/RTdDonuAvS
Trump's unhinged comments to @60Minutes on climate change shows he's learned nothing except that he's been briefed him to stress the economics over the science denial... except he really can't stop himself https://t.co/YqiTaGXJdx https://t.co/FSLhsJPCd5
Transcript of Trump on @60Minutes: https://t.co/Yl6ao55kDU
You really should read this whole transcript. @LesleyRStahl is just amazing. Will not get bulldozed by argle bargle. https://t.co/C4RK2h5PsL
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