"I know you're not thinking, you never do".
"She's shocked that I picked her", Trump said. The president called a press conference at the White House to announce the long-awaited deal, known as USMCA, which will replace NAFTA. "She's, like, in a state of shock", he said, to laughs from the crowd. Vega hadn't yet asked a question, so Trump can't blame his derision on something she had just asked. When she hesitated, he mocked her and told her, "I know you're not thinking, you never do". When confronted with questions about the sexual assault investigation that his supreme court nominee Brett Kavanaugh is now undergoing, Trump's demeanor changed, and he became rather defensive.
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"I'm sorry?" Vega shot back, with a glare. She joined the network in 2011 as a Los Angeles-based correspondent.
Trump's press conference was frequently combative, with the president telling reporters that he considered them to be a wing of the Democratic party. She describes herself on her Twitter profile as someone who is "covering that big house in Washington for ABC News". But the president also tried to strike a lighter note, joking about his own bad reputation in the press.
The president denied that his White House is putting limits on what the Federal Bureau of Investigation can look into regarding the three women who have come forward to accuse Kavanaugh of sexual assault, and instead said he's just following the wants of Senate Republicans. "I've never had a glass of alcohol". "I'm not giving it to you". "What a mess I would be!"More news: History shows us Ryder Cup isn’t over yet, says Europe captain Bjorn
Like when he used to word "loco" to describe the media and then, seemingly aware that that wasn't a good thing to say, explained that he used it because of the new deal with Mexico. Hmm.
Asked to name those individuals, though, he said, "I think I'll save it for a book like everybody else". When the CNN reporter persisted, Trump insisted that a different reporter get the microphone.More news: Tsunami strikes Indonesia’s Palu after powerful quake