President Trump told reporters he is “ultimately … always right” during a Wednesday press conference with Polish President Andrzej Duda and also called the press “untrusting.”
Trump was asked about comments he made concerning the possibility of a Russian troop withdrawal from Venezuela and said the country is falling apart because of its socialist policies.
“Venezuela is obviously in flux, it’s doing unbelievably badly,” Trump told reporters in the Oval Office. “This was … one of the richest countries, had tremendous oil, tremendous everything. It just shows you when you have a bad system, it became a socialistic system or worse, and now people don’t have food, they don’t have water, they don’t have anything. It’s a very sad thing. We’re watching Venezuela very closely.”
Trump was then asked why he sent a tweet about Russia’s possible troop withdrawal, despite their claims to the contrary. The president remained confident he’d be proven right and said he’s always won factual disputes with the media.
“Well let’s just see who’s right,” he shot back. “Do you know what you’re going to do? You’re going to see in the end who’s right, okay? You