President-elect Donald Trump settled scores with the media at the start of his ‘Thank You’ tour in Cincinnati as he mocked ABC’s Martha Raddatz for ‘crying’ during her election night coverage of his historic win.
From Daily Mail
Trump settled his nearly month-old beef as he ran through many of the media predictions that had been wrong about his campaign against polling and assumed media favorite Hillary Clinton.
‘How about when a major anchor who hosted a debate started crying when she realized that we won?’ Trump said.
It was a reference to Raddatz, who appeared stunned as she grasped for words to explain Trump’s unexpected triumph on election night. She also participated in one of the three presidential debates, probing Trump with tough questions about foreign policy.
‘Tears,’ Trump said, offering his version of the incident. ‘No, tell me this isn’t true!’ he said, taking on the part of the supposedly distraught anchor.
‘And you know what she doesn’t understand?’ Trump told the crowd. Things are going to be much better now.’ Trump said.
Raddatz, who has a distinctive voice, appeared to show concern as she recounted Trump’s lack of familiarity with detailed policy about the Middle East during the debate.
‘Donald Trump, I questioned what he would do about Syria and his understanding of military policy and civilian/military divide, I don’t know that he really has a plan for what he’s going to do there,’ she said.
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