Politics Trump Calls Out CBS' Lesley Stahl for 'Not Wearing A Mask at White House'

01:30  21 october  2020
01:30  21 october  2020 Source:   newsweek.com

The Lincoln Project's campaign against Trump

  The Lincoln Project's campaign against Trump A group of longtime Republican strategists who have worked with the likes of John McCain and George W. Bush have launched a scorching campaign against the president. Lesley Stahl reports.They call themselves the Lincoln Project. Named for the "Party of Lincoln," which they allege has gone so dangerously astray under President Donald Trump that they've decided to take the strategic and ad-making firepower they've trained for years on Democrats and turn it against their own. And the president's bout with COVID-19 is not slowing them down.

Lesley Stahl of 60 Minutes not wearing a mask in the White House after her interview with me. But the hit on Stahl for apparently violating CDC guidelines — which the president has done routinely — strongly suggested the White House was attempting to do pre-emptive damage control.

White House explains new face mask guidance. Mr. Trump added that he's feeling "good," and doesn't want to wear one as he sits behind the Moments later, the U.S. Surgeon General Jerome Adams appeared to undermine the president's reasoning for not wearing a mask , emphasizing that

President Donald Trump posted a short video on Tuesday of CBS News correspondent Lesley Stahl not wearing a face mask at the White House.

Lesley Stahl who is smiling and looking at the camera: A short video of © Donald Kravitz/Getty A short video of "60 Minutes" correspondent Lesley Stahl at the White House without wearing a face mask was posted by President Donald Trump on Tuesday.

In the video, two other individuals can be seen wearing face masks while Stahl is mask-free. Several members of the White House staff, including Trump, have tested positive for COVID-19 recently. Some observers have pointed to a September event at the White House for Supreme Court nominee Judge Amy Coney Barrett as potentially being the source of the virus's spread throughout Trump's staffers. Trump has often been observed in public without wearing a face mask.

Donald Trump leaves contentious '60 Minute' interview with Lesley Stahl, goes on Twitter attack

  Donald Trump leaves contentious '60 Minute' interview with Lesley Stahl, goes on Twitter attack Trump abruptly ended his '60 Minutes' interview and skipped a joint interview with Vice President Mike Pence; he also tweeted an attack on Lesley Stahl"This will be done so that everybody can get a glimpse of what a FAKE and BIASED interview is all about," Trump said in a pair of tweets hours after contentious exchanges with "60 Minutes" correspondent Lesley Stahl.

President Trump unveiled a new CDC recommendation on Friday that strongly urges Americans to wear some sort of cloth or fabric face mask when in public.

President Trump snapped at CBS News' Lesley Stahl after she read him a list of North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un's Stahl proceeded to read to him what she called Kim's 'resume': 'He presides Stahl then questioned Trump 's comments that he made at a September campaign rally where he said he

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

Newsweek reached out to 60 Minutes for comment.

Interviews with Trump and Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden are expected to be broadcast on Sunday's episode of 60 Minutes. Vice President Mike Pence and Democratic vice-presidential nominee Kamala Harris were also scheduled to be interviewed for the program.

In May, Stahl revealed that she had been hospitalized with the coronavirus for a week. "One of the rules of journalism is 'don't become part of the story,'" Stahl said at the end of an episode of 60 Minutes. "But instead of covering the pandemic, I was one of the more than one million Americans who did become part of it."

Screenwriter Reveals Lesley Stahl 'Berated' Him on Plane, But All Is Forgiven Since She Earned Trump's Ire

  Screenwriter Reveals Lesley Stahl 'Berated' Him on Plane, But All Is Forgiven Since She Earned Trump's Ire The '(500) Days of Summer' screenwriter gives Lesley Stahl a pass due to her drawing the president's ire.Weber's tweet began with describing how the interaction, which took place on an airplane, occurred: "Years ago Lesley Stahl *berated* me on a plane b/c she thought I took her overhead compartment. (I did not.) Then she demanded a flight attendant recheck my ticket, adamant that I didn't belong in her section. (I did.

Lesley Stahl , the senior-most correspondent on the CBS newsmagazine "60 Minutes," revealed on Sunday Stahl pointed out that several other "60 Minutes" staffers also tested positive for the virus. Stahl used her Sunday night script to honor the hospital workers whom she called a "valiant army in

"60 Minutes" journalist Lesley Stahl said Trump 's explanation for why he attacks the media regularly came before she conducted a post-election President Donald Trump told the veteran journalist Lesley Stahl of the CBS program "60 Minutes" that he bashes the press to "demean" and "discredit"

Trump has claimed that since he received treatment for COVID-19 in October at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, he could be immune to the disease.

"It looks like I'm immune for, I don't know, maybe a long time, maybe a short time," Trump told Fox News host Maria Bartiromo during an October interview. "It could be a lifetime. Nobody really knows, but I'm immune. So the president is in very good shape to fight the battles."

Trump also posted in October about his immunity on social media, writing that he "can't get it (immune), and can't give it." Twitter flagged Trump's tweet for violating its rules about disseminating "misleading and potentially harmful information related to COVID-19."

Some individuals who attended the September nomination event for Judge Barrett tested positive for COVID-19, including White House Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany and Utah Republican Senator Mike Lee. Donald Trump revealed he had tested positive for the coronavirus in October.

First Lady Melania Trump revealed in October that she had tested positive for COVID-19 but had recovered. Melania Trump, who was expected to join Donald Trump at a campaign event in Pennsylvania on Tuesday, chose not to make the appearance. In a Tuesday statement, Melania Trump's chief of staff Stephanie Grisham said the First Lady had "a lingering cough."

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'60 Minutes' Airs Interview with Trump, Showing Contrasts with Version President Leaked .
The president posted what he claimed was unedited footage of the interview with Lesly Stahl last week. Last night, CBS News told another story.The video Trump posted on his official Facebook page was taken from what he called "unedited" footage recorded by the White House for archival purposes. The nearly 38 minute video began with Stahl asking the president if he was ready for some "tough questions," to which he responded that he expected her to "just be fair." The conversation went downhill from there, with Trump becoming increasingly uncomfortable during the line of questioning.

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