President TrumpDonald John TrumpCNN demands Trump campaign stop using ‘distorted’ clip from network in ad Schumer: Fauci may testify before Senate next week Fauci dismisses ‘circular argument’ coronavirus originated in Chinese lab MORE has introduced that he might be interviewed by ABC’s “World Information Tonight” anchor David Muir on Tuesday night time.
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) May 5, 2020
Trump has been interviewed by Muir earlier than, together with shortly after taking workplace in 2017 in his first nationally televised interview as president.
Muir’s “World Information Tonight” has been the most-watched program within the nation for the previous three weeks, based on Nielsen Media Analysis, averaging greater than 10.5 million viewers.
Trump visited Phoenix on Tuesday to tour a Honeywell manufacturing unit concerned in masks manufacturing amid the coronavirus pandemic, his first journey off the East Coast in weeks because the nation has been locked down over the outbreak.
The administration announced on Tuesday that it’s within the early phases of winding down its coronavirus activity drive as states start the method of reopening.
The ABC sit-down comes after the president stated in a New York Post interview on Monday that activity drive press briefings will return, however a definitive date for them has not been set.
“You recognize, we didn’t cease them. I imply, that is breaking, this, however we didn’t cease them. As a result of we’ll in all probability do perhaps one every week, generally two relying on the information, however Kayleigh’s going to have the ability to do them,” Trump stated, referring to press secretary Kayleigh McEnany.
“We’ll do them. We get lots of people watching, and it’s the best way that you simply get round pretend information. In different phrases, I’ve a a lot greater viewers than anyone’s ever had,” he added.
— to thehill.com