President Trump Cuts 60 Minutes Interview Short (Report)

Michael Ausiello
·1 min read

President Donald Trump‘s forthcoming 60 Minutes interview apparently fell short of expectations.

According to CNN, Trump abruptly ended his sit-down with host Lesley Stahl after 45 minutes on Tuesday, and failed to return later for a joint Q&A with Vice President Mike Pence.

Trump’s democratic rival Joe Biden and running mate Kamala Harris were also interviewed for this Sunday’s special election-themed 60 Minutes.

Without addressing his alleged walk-out, Trump — whose anti-mask rhetoric came back to haunt him when he contracted COVID-19 earlier this month — took aim at Stahl on Twitter for not wearing a mask on White House grounds. “Lesley Stahl of 60 Minutes not wearing a mask in the White House after her interview with me,” he wrote alongside video of Stahl sans mask, before cryptically adding, “Much more to come.”

According to a source, the image of Stahl not wearing a mask was captured immediately following the interview and while she was with the CBS team, all of whom had been tested. “Lesley had a mask on leading into the interviews as appropriate,” maintains the insider.

Trump later tweeted that “for the sake of accuracy in reporting, I am considering posting my interview with Lesley Stahl of 60 Minutes, PRIOR TO AIRTIME! This will be done so that everybody can get a glimpse of what a FAKE and BIASED interview is all about.”

A rep for CBS News declined to comment for this story.

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