During his interview with “60 Minutes” that was broadcast Sunday night, President Donald Trump regularly dodged questions and criticized the media’s dishonesty when interviewer Lesley Stahl pushed back on his non-answers.
As Stahl pressed Trump on whether he intended to consider bringing back the family separation policy at the U.S.-Mexico border, Trump deflected and maintained that the policy was started by former President Barack Obama.
“It was on the books, but he didn’t enforce it. You enforced it,” Stahl said.
Stahl pressed Trump on what his immigration policy actually is multiple times before Trump bemoaned that the “60 Minutes” interviewer was treating him differently than she had treated Obama.
“I disagree, but I don’t want to have that fight with you,” she said.
“Leslie, it’s okay,” he said. “In the meantime, I’m president and you’re not.”
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