Trump Abruptly Ends Briefing After Contentious Exchanges

President Donald Trump abruptly ended his White House news conference following combative exchanges with reporters Weijia Jiang of CBS News and Kaitlan Collins of CNN.

  • Published 12 May 2020

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NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump abruptly ended his White House news conference Monday following combative exchanges with reporters Weijia Jiang of CBS News and Kaitlan Collins of CNN. Jiang asked Trump why he was putting so much emphasis on the amount of coronavirus tests that have been conducted in the United States. “Why does that matter?” Jiang asked. “Why is this a global competition to you if everyday Americans are still losing their… Read at AP News