The 5 Wildest Moments From Trump’s Press Conference Meant For Trade Deal

WASHINGTON, DC - OCTOBER 01: U.S. President Donald Trump speaks during a press conference to discuss a revised U.S. trade agreement with Mexico and Canada in the Rose Garden of the White House on October 1, 2018 in W... WASHINGTON, DC - OCTOBER 01: U.S. President Donald Trump speaks during a press conference to discuss a revised U.S. trade agreement with Mexico and Canada in the Rose Garden of the White House on October 1, 2018 in Washington, DC. U.S. and Canadian officials announced late Sunday night that a new deal, named the "U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement," or USMCA, had been reached to replace the 24-year-old North American Free Trade Agreement. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images) MORE LESS
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October 1, 2018 1:19 pm
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Despite his initial refusal to take questions unrelated to the trade deal with Canada and Mexico he was heralding, President Donald Trump soon veered off the rails, sounding off on a myriad of topics.

Here are the top five wildest moments:

Kavanaugh Was A Problem Drinker

He said that Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh had a “problem” with “drink” as a “young man,” directly contradicting the refrain of the GOP and Kavanaugh himself.

It’s ‘Fine’ If FBI Interviews Kavanaugh

He also nonchalantly agreed to expand the FBI probe on Kavanaugh’s past, saying it would be “fine” for agents to interview Kavanaugh himself, who is currently omitted from the witness list.

Telling Female Reporter She’s ‘Not Thinking’

He directed a special, intense vitriol towards female reporters, scolding them to keep to trade questions and telling ABC’s Cecilia Vega that he knows she’s “not thinking” since “she never does.”

Trump Admits He’d Be A ‘Mess’ If He Drank

In a rare moment of self reflection, he joked about how much of a “mess” he would be if he drank alcohol, saying his sobriety is “one of his only good qualities.”

An Eyebrow-Raising Tale Of Senators’ Behavior

He came down hard on senators, specifically accusing Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) of draft dodging during the Vietnam War and Sen. Cory Booker (D-NJ) of being a bad mayor. He also alluded to a mysterious, unnamed Democratic senator who he claims exhibits signs of a drinking problem.

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