The president has to contend with all sorts of people. It is not a job for the thin-skinned. Trump has been attacked non-stop by the left about anything and everything.
Heck it seems Maxine Waters would try to impeach Trump over breathing the same air. But aside from the politicians and political commentators, Trump also has to deal with more than his fair share of opinionated and obnoxious press.
Luckily for Trump Sarah Sanders usually gets to deal with CNN’s finest like Jim Acosta. But Trump also gets his fair share that will try to demand answers or in this rare case try to tell Trump how to do his job.
In the heat of the Govt shutdown, ABC News Reporter Jonathan Karl told the president that he should sign a bill to reopen the govt. Trump heard him and handled him like a pro.
ABC News reporter Jonathan Karl can be heard asking Trump, “Why not sign the other bills though so some of these workers can get paid?”
“Do you think I should do that? Trump paused waiting for Karl to respond.
“No, do you think I should do that, Jon?”
“I watch your one-sided reporting,” Trump said.
“Do you think I should do that?”
“I’m saying that if you sign that, these workers can start getting paid,” Karl finally responded.
“So, if you were in my position, you would do that?” Trump asked.
“I’m not in your position,” Karl conceded.
Trump then let Karl have it.
“I’m asking you: Would you do that if you were in my position? Because if you would do that, you should never be in this position, because you would never get anything done,” Trump said destroying the unruly reporter.
And that’s why he is president.
Watch The Clip Below.
Jon Karl asks Trump why he won't sign bills to get fed workers paid during the shutdown.
Trump just attacks Karl: "Would you do that if you were in my position? Because if you would do that, you should never be in this position, because you'd never get anything done." Via CBS pic.twitter.com/oZALkMEt8W
Trump didn’t want to withhold money from govt employees. In fact, during the shutdown, he made sure the federal employees would be getting back pay for the time they were out of work. It was not Trump that made that govt shutdown happen. It was Democrats who were unwilling to pass legislation to protect our borders and the Americans that live along it. But the MSM seems to have overlooked that fact as it did not benefit them.