Trump Called a Woman Reporter "So Obnoxious" for Literally Doing Her Job

On Friday, President Donald Trump gave an informal press conference to a boisterous​ crowd and one of his flippant​ remarks about a woman reporter, Weijia Jiang — that she was "so obnoxious" was caught on camera.​

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On Friday, President Donald Trump gave an informal press conference to a boisterous crowd and one of his flippant remarks about a woman reporter, Weijia Jiang, was caught on camera. As reporters shouted questions at him, Trump yelled, "Quiet!" before pointing to someone offscreen and saying, "She's so...she's so obnoxious." The incident was captured by Tom Namako of BuzzFeed and confirmed by Jiang on Twitter. (opens in new tab)

Trump's off-handed comment isn't exactly surprising, given his history of casual misogyny (who could forget the "grab 'em by the pussy (opens in new tab)" debacle?) and his reported sexual harassment (opens in new tab) of women (which he denies). At the same press conference, Trump also completely ignored another reporter when asked how he can verify whether North Korea got rid of its nuclear weapons.

Trump most recently met with North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un and tweeted this message:

Stay tuned for the next idiotic remark that comes out of the president's mouth.

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Marina Liao is the former fashion news editor at MarieClaire.com, where she covered celebrity style (from Meghan Markle to Katie Holmes), fashion trends, and shopping advice, plus conducted original interviews with industry insiders. She's also had many opportunities to write content in other areas such as beauty, food, tech, and even home. Her previous fashion stints include POPSUGAR and Cosmopolitan.