AP: President Donald Trump Criticizes Rush To Condemn Saudis Over Jamal Khashoggi


i’m going to do a little jig in the end zone, i’m going to enjoythe end zone, i’m going to enjoy this thing. this thing.  what do you make of it?what do you make of it? what was he like when you werewhat was he like when you were just with him?just with him?


 >> he is absolutely right. >> 
he is absolutely right.  he’s brimming with confidencehe’s brimming with confidence right now. right now.  donald trump and his aides heredonald trump and his aides here in the white house feel likein the white house feel like this is one of the best days ofthis is one of the best days of the presidency in the last fewthe presidency in the last few weeks, capped off by theweeks, capped off by the kavanaugh victory, the fact thatkavanaugh victory, the fact that he’s been seated on the court. he’s been seated on the court.  and they feel like the fightand they feel like the fight surrounding the nomination issurrounding the nomination is really fueling republican votersreally fueling republican voters who were at a disadvantage. 

who were at a disadvantage.  
democrats are more excited to godemocrats are more excited to go out there to vote and theyout there to vote and they believe that’s not the casebelieve that’s not the case anymore. anymore.  republicans are excited theyrepublicans are excited they have kavanaugh on the bench, buthave kavanaugh on the bench, but more so angry at how he wasmore so angry at how he was treated. treated.  

he drew a link to how kavanaughhe drew a link to how kavanaugh was treated, the idea that hewas treated, the idea that he was guilty then proven innocentwas guilty then proven innocent to what happened with theto what happened with the journalist who disappeared injournalist who disappeared in the saudi arabian consulatethe saudi arabian consulate believing that he, that saudibelieving that he, that saudi arabia was also being dealt thearabia was also being dealt the same way, presumed guilty andsame way, presumed guilty and having to prove innocent. having to prove innocent.  this president is doubling downthis president is doubling down on this idea and he feels thaton this idea and he feels that he has hit upon a winning he has hit upon a winning message going into the midterms. message going into the midterms.  

>> do you realize the absurdity>> 
do you realize the absurdity of that?of that? 
whatever you say aboutwhatever you say about kavanaugh, it wasn’t kavanaugh’skavanaugh, it wasn’t kavanaugh’s house. house.  this is in the saudi arabiathis is in the saudi arabia consulate, his fiancée stood atconsulate, his fiancée stood at the door while her fiancé wentthe door while her fiancé went in there and didn’t come out. in there and didn’t come out.  it isn’t a ago that christieit isn’t a ago that christie story. story.  what are we talking about?what are we talking about? and the building was saudi. and the building was saudi.  this isn’t a mystery. this isn’t a mystery.  

>> in some places there’s audio>> 
in some places there’s audio and video. and video.  and the president is doublingand the president is doubling down. down.  

>> why is he turning himself>> 
why is he turning himself into a pretzel?into a pretzel? >> because he’s getting ready to>> because he’s getting ready to lose and he’s going to lose big. lose and he’s going to lose big.  >> explain trump right now. 

>> explain trump right now.  he’s hot dogging in the endhe’s hot dogging in the end zone. zone.  he must have said i have enoughhe must have said i have enough male votes and very conservativemale votes and very conservative women who are more accepting ofwomen who are more accepting of this awful talk by men. this awful talk by men.  and i’ll live with that, i’lland i’ll live with that, i’ll take my share of the pie. take my share of the pie.  

>> chris, i think you’re being>> 
chris, i think you’re being overall, overall overly generous. overly generous.  it’s his lack of self-control. it’s his lack of self-control.  he says what he wants to say. he says what he wants to say.  

>> go ahead. >> go ahead.  >> 
i think that he just wanted>> 
i think that he just wanted to hit back. to hit back.  he’s so angry over stormyhe’s so angry over stormy daniels, in the book describingdaniels, in the book describing his manhood that he feels aren’this manhood that he feels aren’t sufficiently flattering and hesufficiently flattering and he actually had a victory. actually had a victory.  he had won the defamation casehe had won the defamation case and so instead of just restingand so instead of just resting on his laurels, he has to bringon his laurels, he has to bring the controversy back intothe controversy back into everyone’s view and he lookseveryone’s view and he looks disgusting and small-minded asdisgusting and small-minded as is par for the course behavior. is par for the course behavior.  

>> both ofif you look at the way>> 
both ofif you look at the way puts away marco rubio, there’sputs away marco rubio, there’s also fun with it. also fun with it.  there’s vengeance, though, whenthere’s vengeance, though, when it comes to women. it comes to women.  there’s a hatred. there’s a hatred.  there’s something i want to getthere’s something i want to get to the bottom of. to the bottom of.  what is it about this that makeswhat is it about this that makes him so angry like stormyhim so angry like stormy daniels. daniels.  if he had the affair with her,if he had the affair with her, why is so mad at her?
why is so mad at her?
 if he didn’t, why did he dismissif he didn’t, why did he dismiss this whole thing. this whole thing.  he’s still angry at hillary. he’s still angry at hillary.  he’s not still angry at jeb orhe’s not still angry at jeb or marco. marco.  why does he have a problem withwhy does he have a problem with women?women?

 >> stormy said that she>> 
stormy said that she physically spanked donald trumpphysically spanked donald trump and you look at the mediaand you look at the media campaign she’s waged against himcampaign she’s waged against him over the past year, and she hasover the past year, and she has just stood up against him everyjust stood up against him every day in a way that he isday in a way that he is vulnerable and he can’t stand. vulnerable and he can’t stand.  and he does not like strongand he does not like strong women who aren’t going to takewomen who aren’t going to take any of his bs. any of his bs.  

>> that’s it right there. >> 
that’s it right there.  >> 
i didn’t know you would get>>
 i didn’t know you would get into the spanking. into the spanking.  i’m overwhelmed. i’m overwhelmed.  go ahead, donna. go ahead, donna.  

>> it’s it. >>
 it’s it.  any woman that can best himany woman that can best him donald trump doesn’t like. donald trump doesn’t like.  he can’t even take it withhe can’t even take it with women, but he can laugh themwomen, but he can laugh them away. away.  but with women he has to doublebut with women he has to double down and then he goes deep anddown and then he goes deep and then he goes personal and nasty. then he goes personal and nasty.  and women across america areand women across america are looking at this and they are notlooking at this and they are not seeing a guy they want emlated