Trump Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest

Uncouples From Reality in Rambling Presser

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Alex Shephard: “Trump’s first solo press conference was a nationally televised meltdown… It may very well have been the weirdest public moment in presidential history, period, and Trump has only been in office for 27 days.”

“He also delivered what will surely go down as a historic Trumpism: “The leaks are real, but the news is fake.” That statement also summed up the general incoherence of Trump’s press conference.”

“Above all, he seemed overmatched by the job—exhausted, bored, confused—and furious at perceived sleights.”

Full Transcript and Video: Trump News Conference (Source: NY Times)

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