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Donald Trump’s First Interview Since Winning The Election: Key Highlights And Full Transcript

Sunday, November 13, 2016 23:09
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zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden / Nov 13, 2016 8:00 PM

In his first televised interview since winning the election this week, a “more serious, more subdued” Donald Trump spoke to CBS’ 60 Minutes correspondent Lesley Stahl from his penthouse in the Trump Tower.

As CBS’ Lesley Stahl summarized the interview, “what we discovered in Mr. Trump’s first television interview as president-elect, was that some of his signature issues at the heart of his campaign were not meant to be taken literally, but as opening bids for negotiation.

Before we get into the nuances of Trump’s interview whose full transcript is presented at the end of this post, for those pressed for time here are the key highlights from Trump’s interview:

  • Trump says he will talk with FBI Director Comey before deciding whether to ask his resignation, says “I respect him a lot”
  • Trump, on pledge to appoint special prosecutor to investigate Clintons, says “I don’t want to hurt them. They’re good people”
  • Trump says he is “fine” with same-sex marriage; says He Does Not Intend To Overturn Supreme Court Ruling on Gay Marriage
  • Trump confirms he will forego salary as president
  • Trump tells protesters: “don’t be afraid”
  • Trump condemns harassment of minorities
  • Trump vows to name pro-life, pro-gun rights Supreme Court justices

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