Trump insults reporter Cecilia Vega: 'You're not thinking. You never do'

ABC News's Cecilia Vega questioned Donald Trump on the FBI investigation into his Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh

After opening the presser up to questions, Trump called on Cecilia Vega of ABC News, who he made a decision to insult before she even got her question out. However, the new deal was overshadowed by Trump's comment aimed toward a female reporter after opening the floor to questions.

President Barack Obama's press team issued a revision following March 2016 a meeting with financial regulators.

After the president finished outlining the new USMCA deal, he agreed to take a few questions from the media - and he nodded at Vega.

When Vega paused to ask what he'd said - "I'm sorry?" - the President sought to move things along. "She's in a state of shock".

The Daily Beast reported that the White House whitewashed the part "I know you're not thinking" from the official transcript of the conferencereplacing it with "I know you're not thanking".

Trump replied, "That's okay. You never do", Mr Trump said.

In July the White House updated its transcript of Trump's Helsinki press conference with Vladimir Putin, restoring one question an American journalist asked the Russian president. Collins continued, asking whether the FBI's investigation would include Kavanaugh's third accuser, Julie Swetnik, but the president talked over her and turned to another reporter.

US President Donald Trump in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington
PABLO MARTINEZ MONSIVAIS APUS President Donald Trump in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington

In response to a question from a male reporter about Kavanaugh, the President said: "I watched a man saying that he did have difficulty as a young man with drink". He added, "What does that have to do with trade?"

Trump again lashed out at the media over their coverage of Kavanaugh and also referenced a Democratic senator in freakish threat: "I've seen that person in very, very bad situations, somewhat compromising".

During the Q&A, Trump called on ABC's Cecilia Vega. She joined the network in 2011 as a Los Angeles-based correspondent.

Vega later addressed the exchange on Twitter, saying she believed the President had clearly heard her questions.

Donald Trump lashed out at a female reporter during a press conference. "I've never had a glass of alcohol". More importantly, they seem to be more questions the GOP administration is refusing to answer. What a mess I would be. "How about talking about trade, and then we'll get to that".

Trump interrupted Jiang as well and when she pointed that fact out, he told her to sit down.