Trump “frustrated” with media coverage of John Kelly interview

Vastavam web: US President Donald Trump is “frustrated” with the media coverage of an interview given by his Chief of Staff John Kelly on issues like the controversial Mexican border wall, the White House has said.Trump yesterday vented out frustration at Kelly that he told lawmakers and a news channel that his campaign promise to build a wall along the Mexican border was “not fully informed” and his view on immigration was “evolving”, The Wall Street Journal reported.Shah, said Trump wants to see increased personnel, technology, and infrastructure, including the wall.

He always said throughout the campaign that he would be listening to the folks on the front lines.”That’s what the Chief of Staff was talking about in his interview on Fox News. And that’s what, actually, the president talked about in an interview with you guys at the (Wall Street) Journal pretty extensively. He talked about listening to the Border Patrol agents. They’ve influenced his views,” he said in response to a question.”He has complete confidence in Gen Kelly,” White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders said, according to Wall Street Journal, when asked about the phone call.

Trump told reporters in Pennsylvania that his views on wall has been consistent over the past three years and defended Kelly.”I think he’s doing a great job. I think General Kelly has done a really great job. He is a very special guy,” he said when asked about Kelly’s remarks a day earlier.”No, he didn’t say that. I don’t think — he didn’t say it the way you would like him to say it. No, he didn’t say that. He’s doing a terrific job,” said the US president.

During his election campaign, Trump said his administration will build a massive border wall with Mexico to keep out illegal migrants and claimed that the cost of constructing the controversial structure would be reimbursed by Mexico.