Donald Trump asked by reporter 'do you regret all the lying you've done' in bizarre outburst

DONALD Trump has swiftly ignored a reporter who asked "do you regret all the lying you've done" at a White House press briefing this week.

SV Dáte confronted Trump with the question he said he'd been waiting five years to ask.

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The Huffington Post White House correspondent fired the question from a seat in Thursday's press pool.

“Mr President, after three and a half years presidency, do you regret at all, all the lying you’ve done to the American people?” Dáte asked.

“All the what?” Trump replied.

Dáte continued his line of questioning, adding: “All the lying, all the dishonesties.”

Trump again responded with a question of his own, asking: “That who has done?”

“You have done,” said Dáte.

“Tens of thousan…”, he began to say, before Trump cut him off and called on another journalist, who then asked a question about payroll tax.

In July, the Washington Post reported that Trump had told more than 20,000 “false or misleading claims” over the course of his presidency.

Dáte said he asked the question because it was the first time that he had had the chance.

“I don’t know why he called on me, because I’ve tried to ask him before [in March] and he’s cut me off mid-question," he told the Guardian.

"Maybe he didn’t recognise me this time.

“You know, he has this group of folks that he normally asks questions of.

“I had always thought that if he ever did call on me, this is the one thing that is really central to his presidency."

The reporter said he believed Trump’s lying was the “singular piece of his presidency that will be remembered in 10 years”.

However, he admitted he wasn’t surprised by Trump’s response to ignore to the question.

Asked whether he thought he would be allowed in next time, Dáte said, “Yes, absolutely.”

And when asked if he could ask another question, Dáte said it would likely be: “‘Mr President, you didn’t answer last time. Could you address why you’ve told …’ whatever the number will be by then".

It's not the first time Trump has come under fire this week with Barack Obama lashing out and claiming the president cares more about "suppressing the vote" than COVID-19.

The former POTUS targeted Trump in a tweet on Friday, after President Trump admitted he was intentionally blocking funding for the USPS.

And earlier this month Trump ordered TikTok’s Chinese-owned parent company to sell off operations in US within 90 days over ‘security risk’.

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