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

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    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. bodoti qwiu

      Moral of the Story: ASK CHINA

    2. thetruth6872

      She needs to get back in the kitchen

    3. Kathleen Earsman

      What a twit he is!

    4. Luke Gibson Sr

      Awesome the way he shuts them down

      1. bodoti qwiu

        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

    5. Adewale Adeyeni

      trump different

    6. La Buck

      Only thing Fake news shills challenge are their OWN intellectual honesty

    7. Just Be You

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

    8. Kevi Rud

      "" 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-

    9. Raidenator666

      Lol

    10. Linda S

      🤦‍♀️

    11. Raymundo Gonzalez

      Bra

    12. Sam Boardman

      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.

    13. Sabawhite 10

      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

      1. abbsnn cose

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

    14. 香吉骑士精神

      川建国总统😂

      1. abbsnn cose

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

    15. Send Info Here

      we need a intervention to get this man out

    16. Declan O'Cuidighthigh

      And you are fake news.

    17. leong

      Just curious, wht part of tht ans is wrong?

    18. jiemin lu

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

    19. Midnight Turbo Foxy

      Damn America is so darn cocky sometimes 😑

      1. nieooj gotoy

        I wish Donald trump had corona virus

    20. Kitchen Discovery

      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.

      1. nieooj gotoy

        She is an invalid

    21. amelia mafi

      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

    22. Bethany Tuise

      Lmao 😂

    23. Lavalea Seu-Leota

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

    24. Eff dees

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

      1. Dan M

        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.

    25. Debbie Vaniter

      Not a chance

    26. Mustafa Alsaedy

      Is she can ask china presidentlike that way??

    27. Jesus

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

    28. oiuet souiu

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

    29. PàntheR

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

    30. Paul from Japan

      These reporters are quite annoying

      1. oiuet souiu

        candidate for such an important job???

    31. Jimmy Cline

      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!

    32. Homeo Hall

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

    33. Hidden facts

      Why does the gender matter?

    34. jon silveira

      She is an invalid

    35. Leo Skogseth 2

      I wish Donald trump had corona virus

    36. Bangla Hacks

      he is mad , bad man and horroble guy.

    37. synyster gates

      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.

    38. stlouisluv

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

    39. Demi Young

      That’s enough of YOU

    40. AMAR DZ

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

    41. Mr man

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

    42. Barry Baz

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

    43. bluecaster

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

    44. Opus Eponymous

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

    45. Mo Makieh

      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.

      1. Christbearer

        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.

    46. jan youtubehater

      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???

    47. Sani Thomsan

      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. ...

    48. Антон

      Пошёл плакать(

    49. afutla qian

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

    50. The Word

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

      1. The Overlord

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

    51. World Aquarium Singapore

      WOW

    52. Chaitanya Kumar

      He is awesome

      1. afutla qian

        Crazy trumpo

    53. Aaron Dillon

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

    54. Cian Ennis

      Extremely racist orange

    55. Bot 9

      What a coward

    56. Saucy Minx

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

    57. Saucy Minx

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

    58. Bahri Gumustekin

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

      1. Send Info Here

        he needs his binky

    59. meir elimelech

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

    60. yes

      based

    61. Joey - Sơn Trần

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

    62. Ammoo zammo

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

    63. Jack Wilson

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

    64. Maya Armstrong

      racist trump

    65. Hanz _

      <a href="#" class="seekto" data-time="70">1:10</a> Donald Trump: I walk away from people, people don’t walk away from me 🤣🤣🤣

    66. John Culley

      Notice how this ethnic Chinese reporter asks her first question with her mask on and later questions with her mask off. This is classic race baiting.

    67. my srks

      Crazy trumpo

    68. Dang Khoa Pham Le

      That is a minimal act for any leader of country should to be, especially USA.

      1. bowen voowy

        FACT" if she was in china and acted like that she would be dead by now. FACT"

    69. itsDinsidiousone

      Q

      1. bowen voowy

        Hahahaha love it 😂🤣👍

    70. Andrew Ifi

      America sucks

    71. Li Li

      what a silly question!

    72. Delia Goh

      Why is he so rude?..

    73. Nathan M

      Cmon guys move to canada its more smart here. We have regular problems

    74. EnigmaUNKN

      “Ask China” he’s funny but that’s pretty true

    75. Jeff Jeff Coins

      USA payed china to research natural virus, daddy trump wants his money back..

    76. kiwidubz

      #SayNoToBillGates

      1. no Phone

        #no

    77. Black Loner94

      I love this President 😂😂

    78. SCORPIObw 1980

      This is real life. Smdh lol.

    79. Gyurmeth Lodroe

      CNBC trying to imply similitude between Aylward and Trump. Did he pretend not to hear? Did he tell her to move on to another topic? the Title of your video is so misleading. It is one lame attempt at sensationalisation? Maybe one of the C in the CNBC stand for China?

    80. aakka p

      Well he was democatically elected by you guys so quit complaining and take what you got.

      1. aakka p

        @dolimi jotoo well, I have come to the conclusion that if you are smarter than the average person, it's your loss. see the world is not - nor it should be - run by smart people (because of democracy). but all politics tends to be serving the average people. Ok, I think its fair to say that I am not one fo those abnormally smart ones, but this world is full of people that are, i wouldn't say stupid, but average. if you are abnormally smart, deal with it. the average person is stupid. and it's the average that runs the world.

      2. dolimi jotoo

        The fact ppl actually vote for a stuck up, idiot person amazes me! If I was her I woulda said “ok then why does white privilege exist if we living ina stolen American?”