King Trump Displeased As White House Staffer Coughs While He Was Speaking

During an interview segment with George Stephanopolous of ABC News, Donald Trump stopped mid-sentence and asked for a 're-shoot' of his answer because his chief of staff, Mick Mulvaney, coughed in the background.
King Trump was displeased when his chief of staff coughed during an interview

During an interview segment with George Stephanopolous of ABC News, Donald Trump stopped mid-sentence and asked for a ‘re-shoot’ of his answer because his chief of staff, Mick Mulvaney, coughed in the background.

As he was answering a question regarding his financial records, Trump stopped – as if on a television set.

“And let’s do that over, he’s coughing in the middle of my answer,” Trump told Stephanopoulos.

“I don’t like that, you know, I don’t like that,” Trump said in reference to the coughing, with clear disdain.

“Your chief of staff,” Stephanopoulos asked.

“If you’re going to cough, please leave the room,” said Trump. “You just can’t, you just can’t cough. Boy oh boy…”

Even at the end of the interview, Trump revisited “the cough.”

On Twitter, Washington Post reporter Jackie Alemany shared a message from a former Trump campaign staffer: