Donald Trump Stormed Out of Interview Because Questions Were 'Too Tough' | 22 Words

After it finally aired over the weekend, more has come to light as to why Donald Trump stormed out of the infamous 60 Minutes interview...

Donald Trump's latest interview in the run-up to the presidential election didn't really go to plan.

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The president sat down for 60 Minutes last Tuesday with correspondent Lesley Stahl, but the interview resulted in Trump cutting the whole thing short.

And, of course...

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Nobody was shocked to see that Trump had taken to Twitter in a series of rants about Stahl.

The president clearly isn't happy...

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And even released unedited footage from the interview, ahead of its scheduled air date.

But, over the weekend, the time finally came for us all to watch the infamous interview.

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And more has come to light about why the president stormed out.

We all know that we are only days away from the highly anticipated presidential election...

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So, of course, Trump is trying to salvage the little reputation he has left.

Because, as you will all be aware...

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It seems that he has some serious competition from his Democratic rival, Joe Biden - although Trump probably wouldn't admit that himself.

Of course, the election couldn't have fallen on a worse year...

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But it has been powering on ahead... despite many major setbacks.

Trump's presidential campaign seems to be hitting rocks...

And things took an ultimate turn for the worst when at the start of October, the president and the first lady, Melania, tested positive for COVID-19. Trump insisted that they immediately went into self-isolation together and that they felt fine, but after just a few days, he was hospitalized at Walter Reed National Military Centre.

Despite the huge worry surrounding Trump's health...

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He was discharged just a few days later and insisted to the nation that all we need to do is to "learn to live with COVID," which was very concerning to hear.

The whole campaign process has been nothing short of shambolic.

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So it's not surprising to see Trump attempting to salvage that last bit of respect from potential voters.

And, with the election looming...

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Trump sat down with Lesley Stahl for CBS News' 60 Minutes last week, but it was far from plain sailing.

60 Minutes said the White House agreed only to record the interview for its archives...

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And said it has a history of interviewing presidential candidates while asking important questions in the run-up to elections.

However, Trump has been accused of cutting the interview - which was taped at the White House - short...

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Trump went on to brand the interview as "biased" and threatened to release it before it aired.

The president's rant was documented on Twitter...

"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..." he tweeted.

He continued...

"Everyone should compare this terrible Electoral Intrusion with the recent interviews of Sleepy Joe Biden!"

In another tweet, Trump slammed Stahl, claiming she was not wearing a mask at the White House.

"Lesley Stahl of 60 Minutes not wearing a mask in the White House after her interview with me. Much more to come," the president tweeted, along with a video clip of Stahl not wearing a mask.

However, CBS News says Stahl wore a mask as she entered the White House and greeted the president.

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She then removed her mask when socially distanced just before the interview began. CBS says the clip Trump tweeted occurred after the interview and shows Stahl speaking with her producers, all of whom had tested negative for COVID-19 on Tuesday.

Trump's campaign adviser Jason Miller has since disputed claims that the interview had ended abruptly.

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"Very fake news! No drama, interview was not ended abruptly, and we have the receipts from the interview - all of them! Maybe we need to put the whole thing out so people can see for themselves?" Miller tweeted.

Well, the interview finally aired on Sunday.

And people had a lot to say about it.

Viewers were quick to note how much the president was complaining about the type of questions he was being asked.

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One of which was Stahl asking why the crowds at rallies do not wear masks. "You’re so negative. These are the biggest rallies we have ever had. You just come in here with that negative attitude. You just come in here with that negative attitude," he responded.

One of the more stand-out moments was when Trump was asked if he was going to be okay with "tough questions."

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To which he responded, "No, I'm not."

As we know, Trump then left the interview, accusing Stahl of asking Joe Biden easier questions.

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To which Stahl replied that she did not interview Joe Biden.

More clips from the controversial interview have continued to be shared online.

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And show just how much the president complained throughout the interview, which he eventually cut short. Take a look at some of the key moments below...

On fairness.

On the lack of masks at rallies.

On downplaying the pandemic.

On Trump's Twitter use.

On tough questions.

On rising COVID cases.

On healthcare.

For more on the upcoming presidential election, scroll on for who experts think won last week's debate...