The president then lies and claims US Steel is opening "a minimum of 8 plants." (The company has announced no new plants.) thinkprogress.org/trump-us-steel…
"It's not going to change Democrats' minds -- they're obstructionists," Trump replies. "They know it's a big, fat con job."
He then pivots to bashing Democrats for not going public with the accusations sooner.
TRUMP: I only say this. 36 years, no charge, no nothing. People are going to have to make a decision. 36 years, no charge.
The president goes on to smear his accusers as money-seekers.
The president goes on to cite a commentator who allegedly said that China "has total respect for Donald Trump's very large brain." #BeyondParody
He then makes up Peter Strzok quotes to build a case that the FBI is biased against him
The president then makes the baseless claim that Obama was about to go to war with North Korea because he took office. #gaslighting
TRUMP: I don't know, I don't want to get into the time game.
[hijacks question and proceeds to brag about himself and bash Obama for 2 minutes]
"We are very unhappy with the negotiations and the negotiating style of Canada. We don't like their representative very much... We think they are have taken advantage of our country for a long time."
The president again falsely claims that all of the women who accused him of misconduct were paid to do so.
TRUMP: [spends 5 minutes ranting about the media]