Tuesday, May 31, 2016

Donald Trump Attacks ABC News Reporter Tom Llamas as 'Sleazy' During Press Conference (VIDEO)

Background report at LAT, "A testy Donald Trump lashes out at news media and says 'I'm not changing'."

And at the Washington Examiner, "Watch: Trump calls ABC reporter 'sleaze'":
Donald Trump on Tuesday pointed to a reporter and called him "a sleaze" at a press conference at Trump Tower in New York.

The conference was intended to clear up questions over where Trump had donated money he raised for veterans groups, but it also gave Trump a chance for him to strike at the press, which he repeatedly said should be "ashamed."

"I'm not looking for credit [for the donations] but what I don't want is when I raise millions of dollars, have people say — like this sleazy guy right over here from ABC," Trump said, pointing toward ABC News reporter Tom Llamas. "He's a sleaze in my book."

Llamas asked why Trump called him a sleaze.

"You're a sleaze because you know the facts and you know the facts well," said Trump.

After the confrontation, Llamas wrote on Twitter, "Trump just called me a 'sleaze.' Should be an interesting week."

Llamas took to Twitter to defend himself:

And here's the video:

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