ANALYSIS: Coughing incident highlights Trump’s germaphobia and TV past

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BY TEAM DML / JUNE 17, 2019 /

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When President Trump cut himself off as acting White House chief of staff Mick Mulvaney coughed during an ABC News interview on Sunday, it highlighted two well-known, if little-seen Trump profiles: Trump the TV producer and Trump the germaphobe.

Here is the full exchange via ABC News:

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STEPHANOPOULOS: Which financial statement?

TRUMP: Uhh, they’re after my financial statement. Now, they should be after everyone else’s financial statement but, uhh, they are after, the Senate, they’d like to get my financial statement. At some point, I hope they get it—

STEPHANOPOULOS: You going to turn it over?

TRUMP: No, at some point, I might, but at some point I hope they get it because it’s a financ—, it’s a fantastic financial statement. It’s a fantastic financial statement. And let’s do that over, he’s coughing in the middle of my answer.


TRUMP: I don’t like that, you know, I don’t like that.

STEPHANOPOULOS: Your chief of staff.

TRUMP: If you’re going to cough, please leave the room. You just can’t, you just can’t cough. Boy oh boy.

ABC News

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VIDEO: Trump sends chief of staff out of Oval Office for coughing during interview 

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  1. Mars June 18th, 2019 at 9:49 am

    Then I’m inclined to believe he didn’t have sexual relations with Stormy. Talk about germs…


  2. Yvonne June 18th, 2019 at 11:07 pm

    More fake news and baloney. Coughing at critical moment in an interview distracts one’s concentration. Stop spinning nor read what doesn’t exist.


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