"We have to find out what's going on because the press, is honestly out of control". The press are out of control.
"I am here to change the broken system so it serves their families well".
"I am going to try - I will do everything within my power to fix that".
"Too often times the media distort". "I thought the financial media was much better, much more honest".
On "dreamers": "We are going to deal with DACA with heart", he said of the Obama program to protect undocumented immigrants brought to the U.S. as kids.
On Russia: The Russia story "is a ruse".
"Jobs have already started to surge", he said. People giving out illegal classified information. It was a very confidential, classified call.
"We had a bad decision, that is the only thing that is wrong with the travel ban", he explained. And the press should be ashamed of themselves. North Korea - we'll take care of it, folks. The Middle East, a disaster. That's why it's a criminal penalty.
Asked how he could simultaneously complain about leaks by government officials and claim that the news reports based on them were false, Trump said, "The leaks are real". In the other you are talking about what John Podesta (Clinton's campaign chairman) said, but it wasn't classified.
'They don't know how to get on the same stage that he's on, ' he chuckled. The tone is such hatred. And by speaking on live television, Trump went over the media's heads and straight to you. The panel is nearly always exclusively anti-Trump.
Overall, Trump didn't fare well on the platform he repeatedly uses to get his agenda and thoughts out to the public and there is still likely plenty of fallout to come from today's unusual turn of events in Washington DC.
"Tomorrow you will say: Donald Trump rants and raves". But he has clarified that he is not ranting and raving because he actually loves it and he's having a good time. Trump said in a tweet.
"But with CNN, it is story after story that is bad". "I won. I won". That's why the public sees it.
This discussion, one a local scholar says is necessary in order to get everyone back on the same page. But watching it again together, with the professor stopping the film often to discuss the ethics of journalism and the gumption of Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein, made us all want to be Robert Redford or Dustin Hoffman versions of those famed reporters.
They said that they fear that information could be leaked or compromised because of alleged relationships between administration officials and Russian Federation. I told you this.