President Trump Walks Out of ’60 Minutes’ Interview, Threatens to Release ‘Biased’ Interview Before Sunday’s Show
By CBS News // October 21, 2020
(CBS NEWS) – President Trump cut short an interview with CBS News’ “60 Minutes” on Tuesday with correspondent Lesley Stahl. The interview, which was taped at the White House, is slated to run on Sunday.
Later Tuesday, Mr. Trump called the interview “biased” and threatened to release the interview before it aired.
“I am pleased to inform you 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..Everyone should compare this terrible Electoral Intrusion with the recent interviews of Sleepy Joe Biden!” the president tweeted.
“60 Minutes” said the White House agreed only to record the interview for its archives and said it has a history of interviewing presidential candidates and asking important questions in the run-up to elections.
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