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News conference by @POTUS following the #G20OsakaSummit finally begins.
"I understand that we may be meeting with Chairman Kim" in #Korea, says @POTUS.
"I let him know we'll be there and we'll see," says @POTUS of #DPRK leader Kim.
"They've really stepped up to the plate," says @POTUS of #Mexico, announcing he met at #G20OsakaSummit with Mexican officials about border security issue.
"That's disgraceful. We'll appeal it right away," says @POTUS of 9th Circuit judge's decision to halt funding for part of border wall.
"We had a great meeting" with #China President Xi, says @POTUS.
"At least the time being we won't be lifting tariffs on China" or adding any more, says @POTUS. "China is going to start spending money...for our farmers."
"I spoke with Nancy Pelosi last night about the USMCA," says @POTUS.
"Japan sends us millions of cars and we send them wheat, which doesn't work," says @POTUS at news conference in Osaka.
"I may or may not see Kim Jong Un" in #Korea, says @POTUS.
Talking first question from @johnrobertsFox, @POTUS says "I fell comfortable doing that" in regards to stepping across the border into the #DPRK.
US companies can still sell to @Huawei, replies @POTUS.
"They would like to make a deal," says @POTUS of #China and trade.
"We're going to have to change it," says @POTUS in response to my question about whether he still wants to withdraw from the US-Japan Security Treaty after his talks here with @AbeShinzo. "It's unfair."
"He was a nice man who was a terrible president," says of Jimmy Carter's statement that @realDonaldTrump victory was illegitimate because of help from #Russia. "This had nothing to do with anybody except for the fact I worked harder and worked smarter than Hillary Clinton did."
"What Iran did to him. They tied him up in knots," continues @POTUS on Jimmy Carter.
"I don't really care about offending people," replies @POTUS to laughter after @Acosta asks him if he didn't raise @JKhashoggi killing with Saudi crown prince because he didn't want to offend him.
"You have a lot of very nice leaders of countries," replies @POTUS when asked if he's cozying up to dictators.
"I think it's horrible," says @POTUS about the killing of @JKhashoggi. "I'm very unhappy about that whole event...they're prosecuting additional people (in Saudi Arabia).
Saudi Arabia ordering more than $400 billion of military equipment from the US, explains @POTUS.
"It might happen tomorrow. We won't call it a summit. We'll call it a handshake," says @POTUS of possibility of third summit with #DPRK leader Kim Jong Un.
"I have a chance to do things that nobody else has ever done," says @POTUS of his trade negotiations with #China.
Not worried about perception of possibly getting stood up by Kim Jong Un at the DMZ tomorrow, says @POTUS in response to @jonkarl question.
"He follow me on Twitter," @POTUS says of Kim Jong Un, noting the very fast response today to his tweet desiring to meet the #DPRK leader tomorrow at the DMZ.
During #DemocraticDebate @KamalaHarris given too much credit but acknowledges @JoeBiden was hit hard by her, according to @POTUS.
"You never know who is going to be tough" among his potential opponents.
"I think she was given far too much credit," adds @POTUS of @KamalaHarris in the debate.
"US can sell their equipment to Huawei," responds @POTUS to a requested clarification from @JenniferJJacobs.
"He has a big problem with the Kurds...He was going to wipe out the Kurds," says @POTUS of @RTErdogan. "I called him and asked him not to do it...and he didn't do it."
We're working on Idlib province together," says @POTUS.
"Please take it easy with Idlib," he says he told @RTErdogan.
You don't kill one to three million people to get the terrorists, he adds.
"He's paid a tremendous amount of money upfront to Lockheed," says @POTUS of @RTErdogan. "He got treated very unfairly...It's a mess."
"Donald Trump loves Turkey," says @POTUS, noting @RTErdogan "a tough guy" quickly releasing unfairly imprisoned US pastor.
"We agreed to leave that to the end," says @POTUS of @Huawei issue in the trade negotiations with #China.
Busing for integration of schools "is certainly a primary method of getting people to schools," replies @POTUS on another question related to the @KamalaHarris-@JoeBiden exchange in the #DemocratsDebate.
"We will be removing large numbers of people...starting sometime after July 4," confirms @POTUS of planned @ICEgov deportation operation.
"I think Mexico is looking to swamp the cartels," says @POTUS. "So far a lot of good things have happened."
"We have a flight that leaves pretty much when I want it to," says @POTUS asking journalists whether he should continue this news conference.
Willing to continue with news conference if reporters won't write: "He went on too long," says @POTUS.
"I think talking is great" with #Iran, but @JohnKerry talked to Iranian officials too much, asserts @POTUS.
"How horrible and ridiculous is that?" questions @POTUS about not being able to ask on #Census2020 if people are US citizens.
"We talked about" election interference by #Russia in his meeting with Putin. says @POTUS. "You know he denies it totally, by the way."
"I know they want to make a deal but they want to be a little bit cute," says @POTUS of Palestinians in Middle East peace negotiations.
"It's probably about the toughest deal to make," says @POTUS of Israeli-Palestinian peace agreement.
"We're talking about that," replies @POTUS on whether he's taking @Huawei off the @CommerceGov Entity List.
"She's another friend of mine. People don't think so," says @POTUS of Angela Merkel as he calls on a reporter from @ARDde.
"I don't like it," says @POTUS of subsidizing wind power.
"We cannot let Iran have a nuclear weapon," repeats @POTUS.
"I have five different strategies (on #Venezuela) I could change any moment," replies @POTUS to @CELIAMENDOZA25 of @VOANoticias.
"He's very angry about it. He's very unhappy about it," says @POTUS of Saudi crown prince and the killing of @JKhashoggi. "A lot of people are being prosecuted and they're taking it very seriously over there."
(In response to question from @anitakumar01).
"He did invite me to Russia for the (75th anniversary of the) defeat of Nazis," says @POTUS of Putin.
"He (Putin) does see things that are happening in the United States that would probably be preclude him from saying how wonderful it is," says @POTUS, noting political leadership of Los Angeles and San Francisco.
And with that we're done.
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