Trump Ends News Conference After Heated Exchange

WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 10: President Donald Trump talks to reporters at the US Capitol after attending the Senate Republicans weekly policy luncheon on March 10, 2020 in Washington, DC. Trump said that lawmakers focused on the spread of the coronavirus and the state of the economy as markets react to the virus. (Photo by Samuel Corum/Getty Images)



President Trump told Chinese American reporter Weijia Jiang to “ask China” after she asked him why he views testing as a global competition when thousands of Americans are dying.

When Jiang followed up, “Why are you saying that to me, specifically?” Trump called her question “nasty.”

Trump then ended the news conference.

Stuart Stevens: “How does Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, married to a Chinese American, watch the routine public degradation of Chinese American women by a president and say nothing?”