Donald Trump told reporters on Saturday that he can get along better with everyone, including authoritarian leaders, than with members of the media.
& # 39; I get along well with everyone except your people & # 39 ;, the president told a room of reporters in Osaka, Japan, gathered for a press conference at the G-20 summit.
& # 39; I get along well with President Putin, I get along well with Mohammed [bin Salman] from Saudi Arabia, & # 39; Trump added.
President Trump made his statement during a confrontation with CNN White House correspondent Jim Acosta
& # 39; What about your socializing with some of the dictators and autocrats at these summits? & # 39; asked the reporter, who often closed the heads with the president.
President Donald Trump said on Saturday that he can get along better with dictators than American media. & # 39; I get along well with everyone except you people & # 39 ;, he said and mentioned his relationships with Russian President Vladimir Putin and Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman
CNN White House correspondent Jim Acosta asked Trump about his & # 39; cosiness & # 39; with dictators during the G-20 Summit
Trump told the reporters' hall in Osaka, Japan on Saturday that he & # 39; along with everyone except you people & # 39; gets
Trump often praises his relationship with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and said on Saturday that & # 39; we understand each other & # 39; of the authoritarian leader.
& # 39; I think he understands me and I think maybe I understand him. Sometimes that can lead to very good things, & # 39; Trump said.
Trump made a historic move on Sunday by becoming the first incumbent president to cross the border from the Demilitarized Zone to North Korea.
The president took a few steps to North Korea, shook hands with Kim, and the two returned to the DMZ, where they promised to stop negotiations on peace and denuclearization in the region.
& # 39; This is meaningful because it means that we want to put an end to the unpleasant past and create a new future, so it is a very courageous and determined action, & # 39; Kim Trump told a translator after smiling during their first greeting.
Trump confirmed that he had invited Kim to visit the United States and said in a tweet that crossing the line to North Korea was a & # 39; great honor & # 39; used to be.
Trump, on Sunday, became the first incumbent US president to cross the demilitarized zone to North Korea. A move North Korean leader Kim Jong Un praised as & # 39; courageous & # 39;
During a meeting with Putin on Thursday, the two leaders joked about the & # 39; fake news & # 39; and Trump said he wanted to get rid of & # 39;
& # 39; Leaving South Korea after a great meeting with Chairman Kim Jong Un, & # 39; tweeted Trump after his nearly hour-long meeting with the North Korean dictator. & # 39; stood on the ground of North Korea, an important explanation for everyone, and a great honor! & # 39;
According to the American intelligence community, bin Salman, who mentioned Trump during his praise for his relationship with authoritarian leaders, ordered the murder and fragmentation of the Washington Post columnist, Jamal Khashoggi.
Acosta asked Trump if he wasn't confronting bin Salman with the Khasoggi murder because he was & # 39; afraid of insulting the Saudi leader & # 39 ;.
& # 39; I don't really care to insult people, & # 39; Trump joked. & # 39; I thought you knew that. & # 39;
During the Trump meeting with Putin at the G-20 summit in Japan, the two shared their hatred of the media on Thursday.
Trump jokingly said he wanted to get rid of & # 39; referring to journalists.
& # 39; Fake news is a good term, right? You don't have this problem in Russia, but we do, "Trump said of the term he coined for US media coverage of him and his administration.
& # 39; We also have, & # 39; Putin said of & # 39; fake news. & # 39; & # 39; It's the same. & # 39;
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