Trump Short-Circuits During Joint Press Conference With Finnish President As He Viciously Attacks Reporter: Watch
Donald Trump held a joint press conference with Finnish President Sauli Niinistö on Wednesday where he decided to lash out at one reporter who questioned his motives behind the infamous phone call with the Ukrainian president.
“Mr. President, can you just make clear right here what you did you want with regard to [Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelensky] and Hunter and Joe Biden?” Jeff Mason of Reuters asked Trump.
Trump then went on a long rant without answering the question.
But the correspondent pressed: “What did you want about Biden?”
“Biden and his son are stone-cold crooked, and you know it,” the president fired back.
Trump then demanded that Mason ask the president of Finland a question.
“The question is what did you want President Zelensky to do about Vice President Biden and his son Hunter?” Mason asked again.
“Were you talking to me?” Trump said, pretending not to hear the question.
“Yes, it was a follow-up question,” Mason pointed out.
“Ask him a question of your — don’t be rude,” Trump ranted. “You know who is perpetrating the [impeachment] hoax, people like you, and the fake news media.”
“Ask the president of Finland a question, please,” the president insisted.
“Ok, I will move on now,” Mason relented.
Shortly after Mason asked Niinistö a question, Trump decided to interrupt just to rant some more, take a look: