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March 21, 2019

Bizarre Video of Donald Trump Starting a Press Meeting by Saying 'No Collusion' Instead of 'Hi'

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It was a day filled with a series of odd moments for Trump beginning with a tweet about Kellyanne Conway's husband and Republican lawyer George Conway.

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Conway had earlier posted tweets questioning Trump’s mental competence.

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On the same day, Trump stopped on the White House lawn before departing to give a speech in Ohio, to take questions from the press.

But instead of greeting the media with “Hello,” Trump approached the group of reporters by saying, “No collusion! No collusion!”

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Later that day in Lima, Ohio, Trump addressed workers at a General Dynamics plant which manufactures tanks for the U.S. military and during his speech, he called an employee up on stage amazed at how young the man looked and said:

“Whatever you're eating, keep eating it.”

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During the same speech, Trump discussed what he said were U.S. military triumphs over ISIS in Syria and said:

“We killed ‘em all, we killed ‘em all, we killed ‘em all, we killed ‘em all. Bad people.”

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In another baffling moment during the speech, Trump complained that the late John McCain never thanked him for approving his funeral. 

In a 2017 interview with The New York Times, Trump repeated 16 times that “no collusion” had been discovered, while maintaining that Democrats concocted the allegations “as a hoax, as a ruse, as an excuse for losing an election.” He added that the investigation into Russian interference during the 2016 presidential election makes the U.S. look very bad:

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“It makes the country look very bad, and it puts the country in a very bad position.”

In the same conversation two years ago with The New York Times at his golf course in West Palm Beach, Florida, Trump said, according to a transcript of the interview:

“So, I actually think it’s turning out—I actually think it’s turning to the Democrats because there was collusion on behalf of the Democrats. There was collusion with the Russians and the Democrats. A lot of collusion.”

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