Pres. Donald Trump angrily exits press conference after being challenged by female reporters

President Donald Trump abruptly exits today's coronavirus task force briefing when he's challenged by a female reporter on testing.
President Donald Trump stormed out of a coronavirus press conference at the White House on Monday after becoming angry with two reporters, one who asked a question about testing, and another who didn’t get to ask a question at all.
The event in the Rose Garden was meant to give the president a chance to boast about the recent increases in testing, and Trump spoke and answered questions for nearly an hour.
The briefing got off to a bumpy start when the president misstated the dollar amount that would be allocated to states to help with testing. “We are sending $1 billion to American states, territories and tribes,” Trump announced, in what officials had told reporters would be a high-point of the event.
But those same officials said the amount would be $11 billion, not $1 billion. Moreover, the $11 billion was appropriated in the CARES Act passed by Congress and signed into law in April, calling into question why it was being held up almost three weeks later as a major success point.
A White House spokesman later confirmed to CNBC that the amount is in fact, $11 billion.
For the remainder of his remarks, the president ran through the numbers of personal protective equipment, ventilators and other essential gear that the U.S. has produced and distributed to fight the virus.
But it was in the question and answer session that tempers erupted.
At around 5:15 p.m., CBS News White House correspondent Weijia Jiang asked Trump, “You have said many times that the U.S. is doing far better than any other country when it comes to testing,” to which Trump said, “Yes.”
Jiang, who is Chinese American, continued, “Why does that matter? Why is it global competition to you, if every day Americans are still losing their lives, and we are still seeing more cases every day?”
“They’re losing their lives everywhere in the world,” Trump replied, “And maybe that’s a question you should ask China. Don’t ask me. Ask China that question, okay? If you ask them that question, you may get a very unusual answer.”
As Trump proceeded to call on another reporter, Jiang followed up. “Sir, why are you saying that to me, specifically?”
“I’m not saying it specifically to anybody,” Trump responded, growing visibly irate. “I’m saying that to anyone who would ask a nasty question like that.”
“That’s not a nasty question,” Jiang insisted, but Trump had already moved on.
“Anyone else?” Trump said to the assembled reporters, before calling on CNN’s Kaitlan Collins, who was standing in line behind Jiang. “OK, yes, please go ahead, in the back,” he said.
Collins approached the microphone, “I have two questions,” she said.
“No, it’s ok,” Trump said, dismissing Collins, “we’ll go up here.”
“But you pointed to me, Mr. President, and I have two questions.”
“Next, next please,” Trump said, as he looked past Collins.
“But you called on me,” Collins protested.
“I did. And you didn’t respond, and now I’m calling on the other young lady in the back,” Trump said.
“But I just wanted to let my colleague finish,” Collins said, but Trump cut her off.
“Ladies and gentlemen, thank you very much. appreciate it, thank you very much,” Trump said, and he turned and walked away.
The exchange was the latest in a series of bitter back-and-forths Trump has had with reporters since he started giving near daily press briefings on the coronavirus pandemic in mid-March.
On Tuesday morning, Trump claimed, without evidence, that “Chinese Americans are the most angry of all” about how the United States had been treated by China
In reality, however, making China into a scapegoat for the coronavirus outbreak has led to a spike in discrimination against Asian-Americans, ranging from harassment to hate crimes. In April, the Justice Department took note, and began working with Asian American groups to track and prosecute hate crimes against Asian Americans.
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Kommentarer

  1. Tina Zeller

    Tina ZellerTime siden

    He is just a very rude man! Let's vote this sob out! Fast!

  2. Premlal Jaisingh Bisukarma

    Premlal Jaisingh BisukarmaTime siden

    They dont know how to speak with respect with president

  3. common-citizen

    common-citizen5 timer siden

    Get it right Traitor CBNBC Enemy of the People . He's tired of dealing with the PC brand of idiot children you and your ilk seem to have such an affinity for. And we all know how you LOVE children.

  4. Aryan Kaushik

    Aryan Kaushik9 timer siden

    specifically because you are a chinese bot.

  5. Mona Martinez

    Mona Martinez9 timer siden

    Trump needs to leave the White House and should not be president

  6. Danny Cartagena

    Danny Cartagena10 timer siden

    All the more reason to get rid of him... 😤 😠 😤 😡 😤 😠 😤 😡 😤 😠 😤

  7. I PIMP TROLLS

    I PIMP TROLLS17 timer siden

    I love watching the FAKE NEWS MEDIA having a meltdown 😂

  8. Bob Bobber

    Bob Bobber14 timer siden

    How is that fake news?

  9. doliio volay

    doliio volay18 timer siden

    I presume CNBC thinks male reporters are normal and female reporters aren't, hence the need to specify gender.

  10. sebastian langley

    sebastian langleyDag siden

    Wow, i was wondering how you would spin this against him, lol you should be ashamed of yourself.

  11. Bob Bobber

    Bob Bobber14 timer siden

    His answer made no sense.

  12. misolou fout

    misolou foutDag siden

    Moral of the Story: ASK CHINA

  13. Antonio Bocanegra

    Antonio BocanegraDag siden

    He can talk to the press the way he wants but acts likes a baby when things don't go his way i wish he loses he's nuts

  14. doliio volay

    doliio volay18 timer siden

    Lol

  15. Alex

    AlexDag siden

    This happened on Trump's Watch United States Coronavirus Cases: 1,700,541 Deaths: 99,684

  16. Johnny Dre

    Johnny DreDag siden

    *NO-gos asks survey question before start of video* Me: <a href="#" class="seekto" data-time="23">0:23</a>

  17. ssc ssc

    ssc sscDag siden

    Don't like Trump?? Please move to CHYNA why dont' you all, and collect your unemployment checks there.

  18. karla newman

    karla newman2 dager siden

    He didn't leave "angrily". He left because the child was out of line. He left in a very gentlemanly way

  19. lolluzz vichu

    lolluzz vichu2 dager siden

    why americans still hold on him..??? i guess this president not a president anymore..!!!

  20. Bob Bobber

    Bob Bobber14 timer siden

    Check the comments. There is an insane amount of people defending him still for some reason...

  21. janiceonlyb2st

    janiceonlyb2st2 dager siden

    This is the response of someone who is irresponsible and incompetent. You can blame China all you want but the fact of the matter is that you were complacent and failed to take action early on. This is why your people are suffering.

  22. bodoti qwiu

    bodoti qwiu2 dager siden

    Moral of the Story: ASK CHINA

  23. Bob Bobber

    Bob Bobber14 timer siden

    @dolimi jotoo The question was: why does the fact that the USA got more tests in the world matter? Answer: Ask china. That make any sense. A lot of answer could be give... like: More tests mean more prevention around people tested positive, so we can slow the disease as possible etc, etc... But no, he just randomly blame china. This is like I ask you why you did an action and would answer: 2+2 = 4 He also lost his self control and decided to leave early.

  24. dolimi jotoo

    dolimi jotoo2 dager siden

    Just curious, wht part of tht ans is wrong?

  25. thetruth6872

    thetruth68722 dager siden

    She needs to get back in the kitchen

  26. dolimi jotoo

    dolimi jotoo2 dager siden

    And you are fake news.

  27. Kathleen Earsman

    Kathleen Earsman2 dager siden

    What a twit he is!

  28. Luke Gibson Sr

    Luke Gibson Sr2 dager siden

    Awesome the way he shuts them down

  29. bodoti qwiu

    bodoti qwiu2 dager siden

    I don't think gender plays a part in here and the question does not make sense at all. People are losing their life everyday. I think a better question is what can he do to

  30. Adewale Adeyeni

    Adewale Adeyeni2 dager siden

    trump different

  31. La Buck

    La Buck2 dager siden

    Only thing Fake news shills challenge are their OWN intellectual honesty

  32. Just Be You

    Just Be You2 dager siden

    Here’s my question, “Who is a good person to run on any party in 2020?

  33. Kevi Rud

    Kevi Rud3 dager siden

    "" Sir why are you saying that to me? Because ""You"" asked the question.! Hed of been accused of ignoring a Chinese Asian looking women had he not answered you- and called a racist Yes? Was that your plan.... imop Yes You didnt like the answer-- Old rule in courts -- Never ask a question unless your sure of the answer. Chinese lady youv made a fool of yourself + shown you appear a nasty person Maybe thats a DNA thing-

  34. Raidenator666

    Raidenator6663 dager siden

    Lol

  35. Linda S

    Linda S3 dager siden

    🤦‍♀️

  36. Raymundo Gonzalez

    Raymundo Gonzalez3 dager siden

    Bra

  37. Sam Boardman

    Sam Boardman3 dager siden

    I dont support trump, but he openly dislikes China for all of this so the reporter lady didn't need to try and make it about her.

  38. Sabawhite 10

    Sabawhite 103 dager siden

    He knew she was going to play the race card. Even tho the Corona virus is directly connected to china race wasn't the reason he said china

  39. abbsnn cose

    abbsnn cose3 dager siden

    Wtf dude xD you would rarely rarely see this kind of things happening in India 😂

  40. 香吉骑士精神

    香吉骑士精神3 dager siden

    川建国总统😂

  41. abbsnn cose

    abbsnn cose3 dager siden

    Well done for electing him is all I can say. Dimwits

  42. Send Info Here

    Send Info Here3 dager siden

    we need a intervention to get this man out

  43. Declan O'Cuidighthigh

    Declan O'Cuidighthigh3 dager siden

    And you are fake news.

  44. leong

    leong4 dager siden

    Just curious, wht part of tht ans is wrong?

  45. jiemin lu

    jiemin lu4 dager siden

    ASK CHINA!!! MR PRESIDENT IS CUTE 😄😄😄

  46. Midnight Turbo Foxy

    Midnight Turbo Foxy4 dager siden

    Damn America is so darn cocky sometimes 😑

  47. nieooj gotoy

    nieooj gotoy3 dager siden

    I wish Donald trump had corona virus

  48. Kitchen Discovery

    Kitchen Discovery4 dager siden

    I don't think gender plays a part in here and the question does not make sense at all. People are losing their life everyday. I think a better question is what can he do to preventing more people from dying besides testing. It is not a competition for testing. That's what they should do at the first place.

  49. nieooj gotoy

    nieooj gotoy3 dager siden

    She is an invalid

  50. amelia mafi

    amelia mafi4 dager siden

    I hatw how they put female reporter than just reporter as if donald trump was sexist, yes i know that donald is a jerk but he isnt sexist

  51. 4 dager siden

    Lmao 😂

  52. Lavalea Seu-Leota

    Lavalea Seu-Leota4 dager siden

    There you go America, he has just turn his back on you to !!!! Bloody rude...

  53. Eff dees

    Eff dees4 dager siden

    Why is he even president? He seems to hate the job

  54. Dan M

    Dan M2 dager siden

    Because lots of very very stupid people voted for him. I don't think he has enough intelligence to hate anything. A river stone hates more things that Trump is capable of. How he's still POTUS after this long is bewildering.

  55. Debbie Vaniter

    Debbie Vaniter4 dager siden

    Not a chance

  56. Mustafa Alsaedy

    Mustafa Alsaedy4 dager siden

    Is she can ask china presidentlike that way??

  57. Jesus

    Jesus4 dager siden

    as Jesus Christ myself the human form of my father we do not claim this one

  58. oiuet souiu

    oiuet souiu4 dager siden

    Well done for electing him is all I can say. Dimwits

  59. PàntheR

    PàntheR5 dager siden

    Wtf dude xD you would rarely rarely see this kind of things happening in India 😂

  60. Paul from Japan

    Paul from Japan5 dager siden

    These reporters are quite annoying

  61. oiuet souiu

    oiuet souiu4 dager siden

    candidate for such an important job???

  62. Jimmy Cline

    Jimmy Cline5 dager siden

    You ask, why does it matter? Because 30 million Americans have lost their jobs, quote” 90k Americans have died” un quote, from this virus and that’s exactly where it came from! So ask China about the American deaths, not Trump he didn’t bring this virus here! Man you guys are wacko!

  63. Homeo Hall

    Homeo Hall5 dager siden

    2 women Reporters are disappointed! Isn't it courteous behavior from an elected public official!

  64. Hidden facts

    Hidden facts5 dager siden

    Why does the gender matter?

  65. jon silveira

    jon silveira5 dager siden

    She is an invalid

  66. Leo Skogseth 2

    Leo Skogseth 25 dager siden

    I wish Donald trump had corona virus

  67. Bangla Hacks

    Bangla Hacks5 dager siden

    he is mad , bad man and horroble guy.

  68. synyster gates

    synyster gates5 dager siden

    Smart Leader Root Cause is China. The reporter in the video sees the question being raised from the negative point of view. Internationally, the disease is said to be dying. There, he pointed to his American grave. The reporter in the video should know that this is not a problem that he can manage alone. This is the sharing of views on video clips. If you disagree with each other, please be patient.

  69. stlouisluv

    stlouisluv5 dager siden

    Awwwwwww big cry baby Trump couldn’t handle it and threw a tantrum 😂😂😂😂😂

  70. Demi Young

    Demi Young5 dager siden

    That’s enough of YOU

  71. AMAR DZ

    AMAR DZ5 dager siden

    Nobody: Orange man:ASK CHINA!!!!!!!!

  72. Mr man

    Mr man5 dager siden

    well done Trump..stop wasting time on those silly reporters

  73. Barry Baz

    Barry Baz5 dager siden

    Lol . He should be on the Muppet show up in the box giving out about everyone.

  74. bluecaster

    bluecaster5 dager siden

    Hilarious.. It's a comedy film in real life.

  75. Opus Eponymous

    Opus Eponymous5 dager siden

    He stormed of on his little his hissy fit. He's a child.

  76. Mo Makieh

    Mo Makieh5 dager siden

    The question doesn’t make any sense at all. Of course we have to test how many people are affected with this. It sounds like a hateful question towards the president, and it’s for sure a waste of time to answer questions like this. This lady sounds like she doesn’t want people to get tested. He did the right thing and stopped answering questions.

  77. Christbearer

    Christbearer3 dager siden

    She wasn't asking why we had to test people, she asked why he brags about how many we test and makes it into a competition when still Americans are dying.

  78. jan youtubehater

    jan youtubehater5 dager siden

    jesus, this man, whats in his mind???his behavior is so rude, so disrespectful! real conservative, extreem right winged idiots in hthe us support him, don't they have a better candidate for such an important job???

  79. Sani Thomsan

    Sani Thomsan5 dager siden

    Did everybody see the man's cute mask at the end of the video? Lol that mask was really cute just like the one grandmas make for us. ...

  80. Антон

    Антон5 dager siden

    Пошёл плакать(

  81. afutla qian

    afutla qian5 dager siden

    “ Basically he’s saying if you die you die “

  82. The Word

    The Word5 dager siden

    The part where the reporter behind encourages the reporter at the front to attack him has been cut off by fake news!!

  83. The Overlord

    The Overlord4 dager siden

    Oh no! Can you please send me a link? Much appreciated thank you!! The media needs to be more rational.

  84. World Aquarium Singapore

    World Aquarium Singapore5 dager siden

    WOW

  85. Chaitanya Kumar

    Chaitanya Kumar6 dager siden

    He is awesome

  86. afutla qian

    afutla qian5 dager siden

    Crazy trumpo

  87. Aaron Dillon

    Aaron Dillon6 dager siden

    This reminds me of every staff meeting I ever had in a Department Store! 🤬

  88. Cian Ennis

    Cian Ennis6 dager siden

    Extremely racist orange

  89. Bot 9

    Bot 96 dager siden

    What a coward

  90. Saucy Minx

    Saucy Minx6 dager siden

    , 😳😳😳RACE CARD IS GETTTING OOOOLD👎👎👎👎👎

  91. Saucy Minx

    Saucy Minx6 dager siden

    😭😭😭😭STOP PULLING THE DUMB RACE CARD, COMMON SENSE PLEEEEASE😁😁😁😁

  92. Bahri Gumustekin

    Bahri Gumustekin6 dager siden

    You can obviously see they were gojng for him. I would have left as well.

  93. Send Info Here

    Send Info Here3 dager siden

    he needs his binky

  94. meir elimelech

    meir elimelech6 dager siden

    Nasty qiestion. By nasty journalist. He was very gentle with her.

  95. yes

    yes6 dager siden

    based

  96. Joey - Sơn Trần

    Joey - Sơn Trần6 dager siden

    Poor him, the guy who is just working in the office being poked by everyone at anytime in everywhere!!!

  97. Ammoo zammo

    Ammoo zammo6 dager siden

    xD, no wonder we got all these problems in the world when mentally ill people are running the world

  98. Jack Wilson

    Jack Wilson6 dager siden

    Get the fake news to ask China what happened and why they lied to the world ,SIMPLE