"It was a very tough meeting and it was a very good meeting", Trump said.
The Kremlin on Monday downplayed televised comments by US President Donald Trump that Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin was "probably" involved in assassinations and poisonings, saying they did not amount to a direct accusation. Look at the disgusting threats that were made [prior].
Colbert also wondered what Trump plans to do if it turns out the Saudi prince was behind the murder of Washington Post contributor Jamal Khashoggi.
"I have been (harsh) - you don't know what I talked about with Putin in the meeting prior to the press conference".
At a campaign rally in MS late last month, Trump mocked Ford for what he cast as her incoherent story about what happened with Kavanaugh, a move that even drew some criticism from Republican senators.
"Are you ever going to tell the truth?"
In the spoof interview, Colbert asks Trump questions on who he'd pick to replace Jeff Sessions (answer: pillows and blankets) and what he thinks of his sons Donald Jr. and Eric (answer: they're ridiculous).
"I think China meddled also".
There is no evidence that China engaged in the same disinformation efforts as Russian Federation, which intelligence agencies have said was created to swing the election toward Trump.
Even when he adjusts his rhetoric, at times contradicting what he has just said, Trump nearly always appears to believe firmly in what he is saying. "It's being looked at very, very strongly. As of this moment, they deny it".
"I tell you what I don't wanna do". I don't want to lose millions and millions of jobs ...
At the same meetings, Chinese officials received an unusual gesture of support when Mexico's former president Ernesto Zedillo counseled them to follow the example set by Mexico and Canada during their recent re-negotiations with the US on the North American Free Trade Agreement. The Trump administration has already imposed $250 billion in tariffs on the Bejing regime. "I want them to open their markets, like ... our markets are open", he said.
"Are you clear who President Trump listens to on trade issues, whether it's moderates like Kudlow and Mnuchin or hard-liners like Navarro?" host Chris Wallace asked, referring to White House chief economic adviser Larry Kudlow, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and trade adviser Peter Navarro.