Again from Donald Trump when confronted….
“I’m the President…
President Donald Trump defied climate scientists, intelligence specialists and even his own defense secretary on Sunday evening, capping a week of freewheeling press engagements with a sprawling primetime network television interview in which he portrayed himself as an isolated but eminently empowered commander in chief.
“I always used to say the toughest people are Manhattan real estate guys and blah, blah. Now I say they’re babies,” Trump told journalist Lesley Stahl during an interview on CBS’ “60 Minutes” that aired Sunday evening.
“This is the most deceptive, vicious world,” the president said. “It is vicious, it’s full of lies, deceit and deception. You make a deal with somebody and it’s like making a deal with that table.”
Pressed by Stahl on whether the president harbored any regrets from his almost two years in office, Trump cited not his administration’s controversial “zero tolerance” immigration policy, his much criticized response to the violence in Charlottesville, Va., in August 2017, or the various scandals that have plagued several members of his cabinet.
Instead, he lamented that “the press treats me so badly” and said he should have moved sooner to terminate the NAFTA trade agreement with Canada and Mexico…..