When asked on Monday if there was anything he would do over about his presidency so far, President Donald Trump mused that he could have adopted a “softer tone.”
“Well, there would be certain things,” Trump told WJLA’s Scott Thuman. “I’m not sure I’d want to reveal all of them. But I would say tone. I would like to have a much softer tone. I feel to a certain extent I have no choice. But maybe I do and maybe I could have been softer from that standpoint.”
Despite the stated regret, Trump has ratcheted up his divisive rhetoric in the home stretch before the midterms, averaging 35-45 dubious claims per campaign rally while calling Democrats socialists and baselessly saying that they want to eliminate U.S. borders and turn America into Venezuela.
.@ScottThuman: “Is there anything… you regret? That you wish…that you could just take back & re-do?”@realDonaldTrump: “…I would say tone. I would like to have a much softer tone. I feel, to a certain extent, I have no choice. But maybe I do…”
Full interview next on ABC7. pic.twitter.com/hPPjoGT3zK
— ABC 7 News – WJLA (@ABC7News) November 5, 2018