Trump abruptly ends '60 Minutes' interview, taunts CBS' Lesley Stahl

President Donald Trump rapidly ended a taped interview on the White Space with “60 Mins” reporter Lesley Stahl on Tuesday then taunted the veteran CBS Information journalist in tweets.

“I’m happy to tell you that, for the sake of accuracy in reporting, I’m taking into consideration posting my interview with Lesley Stahl of 60 Mins, PRIOR TO AIRTIME! This will probably be accomplished in order that everyone can get a glimpse of what a FAKE and BIASED interview is all about,” the president tweeted. He also referred to as the interview a ” horrible Electoral Intrusion” in every other tweet.

He then posted a brief video making gentle of Stahl now not dressed in a masks whilst speaking with manufacturers for the display whilst on the White Space, which a spokesman for CBS Information was once taken straight away after the interview. She in the past were dressed in a masks when she entered the construction and as much as the beginning of the interview.

The spokesman additionally mentioned the White Space had agreed the interview was once being taped purely for archival functions.

“You must watch what we do to 60 Mins,” Trump mentioned early at rally in Erie, Pennsylvania, on Tuesday evening. “You’ll be able to get this sort of kick out of it, you will get a kick out of it. Lesley Stahl isn’t going to be at liberty.”

One supply instructed NBC Information that the president and Stahl spoke on-camera for greater than 40 mins. The president, all through what the supply referred to as a “herbal verge of collapse within the dialog,” instructed Stahl: “I believe you’ve got what you wish to have.”

The interview was once described through the supply as “testy now and then.”

“He gave them greater than 45 mins for a display that’s one hour and also will function an interview with Pence, Harris, and Biden. They went excess of, so he wrapped and didn’t do the walk-and-talk,” every other supply instructed NBC Information.

The interview is ready to air this Sunday on CBS.

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