President Trump on Thursday called into Fox & Friends and gave what Axios calls a forty-seven minute “freewheeling interview.”
Asked about Hurricane Michael’s recovery, he said “we’re gonna make it go fast.” Asked about the “heat” he got for attending a rally in Erie, PA, on Wednesday night in light of Hurricane Michael, he defended the move once again stating “it would have been unfair to the people waiting hours in line to see me.” He also explained that he was monitoring the situation from Air Force One.
President Trump was asked about former Attorney General Eric Holders comment from Thursday, “when they go low, we kick them.” President Trump answered by saying his MAGA rallies are “really calm, and packed with people.” He then stated that Democrats and Soros used to send protesters, paid posters, to his rallies, “And I would say this, that it wasn’t so successful for those protesters. But they have to be careful with the rhetoric because it’s very dangerous, what Holder says.”
A view from the Press prior to a Trump Rally on Tuesday.
Eric Holders full remarks cued to his “kick them,” comment.
Asked about the missing Washington Post journalist Jamal Khashoggi, President Trump called our relations with Saudi Arabia, “excellent,” he stressed in the start of his statement, that he was not happy with the lack of answers coming from the Crown Prince.
President Trump also blasted the Federal Reserve for raising interest rates.
President Trump’s Thursday morning statement aligns with his Wednesday comments in which he said the Fed was “going loco,” Bloomberg reports the comment came as the stock market closed down 800 points on Wednesday.
The article explains the sell-off came “a day after the International Monetary Fund said the world economy is plateauing and cut its growth forecast for the first time in more than two years, blaming escalating trade tensions and stresses in emerging markets.”
According to Bloomberg President Trump seemed to indicate the hike from the Fed was harming him personally when President Trump stated, “I’m paying interest at a high rate because of our Fed,” referencing Bloomberg feels a loan with Deutsche Bank AG, that President Trump owes more than $300 million on. The loan according to the article interest rates “rise or fall depending on Fed policy.”
CNBC is reporting that Thursday’s DOW is tumbling/tumbled over 650 points to bring the 2-day loss to over 1400 hundred points.
President Trump’s full interview