Trump Storms Out Of Crucial Meeting Over Former Aide
President Donald Trump walked out of an executive order signing ceremony Friday without actually signing the orders.
During the signing ceremony, White House pool reporters asked Trump questions about his former national security adviser Michael Flynn, who has offered to testify on Russian involvement in the U.S. election in return for immunity from prosecution.
According to CNN, The President ignored the questions and moved to another room, only to be chased by Vice President Mike Pence, who picked up the folders containing the two executive orders.
Trump later signed the pair of orders aimed at identifying and targeting foreign trade abuses, according to the White House, but behind closed doors.
One order commissions a 90-day study of U.S. trade deficits with some of its largest trading partners to identify potential trade abuses and cheating.
The second directive orders stricter and more effective enforcement of U.S. anti-dumping laws to prevent foreign manufacturers from undercutting U.S. companies by selling goods at an unfair price.
This is not the first time Trump is walking out on people at a crucial event.
It would be recalled that the U.S. president walked out of an interview on October 20, after a reporter asked him about being labeled a racist and sexist.
The incident occurred during the 2016 presidential election campaign season.