Trump Kicks Mick Mulvaney Out of Oval Office for Coughing During Interview

President Donald Trump got into a spat with acting White House chief of staff Mick Mulvaney during a new interview — and ejected Mulvaney from the Oval Office while the cameras rolled.

The candid moment came during Trump’s new interview with ABC News, the first televised sit-down interview the president has granted to an outlet besides Fox News in months.

Trump was speaking with ABC News’ George Stephanopoulos about whether he will release his tax returns to the Senate when Mulvaney began coughing off-camera.

“And let’s do that over,” Trump said. “He’s coughing in the middle of my answer.”

Watch the video below, via ABC News:

“I don’t like that, you know,” Trump said as Stephanopoulos laughed. “I don’t like that.”

Mulvaney can’t be seen in the video, but Stephanopoulos notes that Trump is directing his ire towards his chief of staff.

“If you’re gonna cough, please leave the room.”

“You just can’t — you just can’t cough,” an exasperated Trump says, shaking his head and readying for another take as if he were filming an episode of “The Apprentice.”

But unlike in the president’s reality show past — or perhaps in friendlier interviews — the camera doesn’t stop for the uncomfortable moment.

“Okay, do you wanna do that a little differently then?” Trump says to the camera crew, before diving back into his answer.

What do you think?

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Mike
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So, what?

Vanquished
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Vanquished

Ahh news.

This is why I stopped following IJR. Garbage site

Morte206
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Lord knows someone continuously hacking in the background is annoying but is not worth noting.

Aura.
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Aura.

The most disgusting, insensitive, and poor human been, only to see him treating his staff that way, make me

sick of my stomach.

Lynda Hanway
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What an ass. Never will I understand why anyone backs this arrogant idiot.

Phoenix
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Gee, might as well start the impeachment proceedings now because this is a heinous crime.

Seriously. Why is this an article? I swear IJR refuses to write any stories that make conservatives look bad and then has IJR Blue write only stories that make the left look crazy.

This article is not news.

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