There are both Democrats and Republicans looking for a place to hide today, after the greatest embarrassment in American history pretended to be president yesterday. Trump’s 77-minute press conference on Thursday was such an incoherent mess, the overriding takeaway is, Trump said what?
You can read the full transcript exactly as it happened here.
However, just for fun, a satirical "remix." Below are Trump’s own words from Thursday’s press conference shuffled into random order, mad-libs style. It's just as incomprehensible, either way. Yes, he really said all this, just not in this order.
One promise after another... of politicians lying… to the American people in order to get elected… It's an illegal process and the press should be ashamed of themselves…
I called Mexico. Same thing with Australia. It's all fake news.
We have great, great people… Hillary Clinton...
Look at Rex Tillerson. Not good…. He's out there negotiating right now… as disgraceful as the failing New York Times...
Ask Jeff Zucker how he got his job. OK?… I fired him… I didn't direct him, but I would have directed him… many other people say that.
Here's another beauty. He didn't just call Russia... Then he said he didn't remember… I have no loans in Russia… But I will say that I never get phone calls from the media…
So I'm dealing with Mexico, I'm dealing with Argentina… What's going to happen when I'm dealing with really, really important subjects…. I'm skipping that information.
The leaks are real…. The reporting is fake.
I know who you are… Finish up then I'll get you... but let me do one at a time.
It's all fake news... That's how I won... God bless America.
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