Donald Trump:”…And a lot of people, including me, thought soccer would probably never make it in this country, but it really is moving forward rapidly!”

President Donald Trump’s most specific lines from Super Bowl interview with CBS News’ Margaret Brennan 

1. “Well, I don’t — I don’t take anything off the table. I don’t like to take things off the table.”
2. “And this really is an invasion of our country by human traffickers.”
3. “You need a wall. And anybody that says you don’t, they’re just playing games.”
4. “I think [Pelosi] is very bad for our country.”
5. “And on the 15th we have now set the table beautifully because everybody knows what’s going on because of this shutdown.”

8. “We’ve been there for 19 years, almost, we are fighting very well. We’re fighting harder than ever before.”
9. “We have very fast airplanes. We have very good cargo planes.”
10. “We have to protect Israel. We have to protect other things that we have.”
11. “When President Obama pulled out of Iraq, in theory, we had Iraq. In other words, we had Iraq. We never had Syria because President Obama never wanted to violate the red line in the sand.”
12. “Being in Iraq — it was a big mistake to go — one of the greatest mistakes going into the Middle East that our country has ever made.”
13. “I want to be looking a little bit at Iran because Iran is a real problem.”
14. “My intelligence people, if they said in fact that Iran is a wonderful kindergarten, I disagree with them a hundred percent.”
15. “I disagree with them.”
16. “They said they were mischaracterized — maybe they were, maybe they weren’t.”
17. “So when my intelligence people tell me how wonderful Iran is — if you don’t mind, I’m going to just go by my own counsel[gut].”
18. “It’s OK. It’s easier to make moves when they’re acting.”
19. “Really, I like acting because I can move so quickly.”
20. “Like with General Mattis, I wasn’t happy with his service. I told him give me a letter.”
21. “But they haven’t been kneeling and they have been respecting the flag and their ratings have been terrific ever since. And a lot of good things happened.”
22. “And I got it done and I’ve been, you know, really — a lot of people in the NFL have been calling and thanking me for it.”
23.”And I think if you look at the numbers for African-American unemployment, best numbers they’ve had — literally, the best numbers they’ve had in history. And I think they like me a lot and I like them a lot.”
24. “And a lot of people, including me, thought soccer would probably never make it in this country, but it really is moving forward rapidly.”
25. “Well, look, the Russia thing is a hoax. I have been tougher on Russia than any president, maybe ever.”
26. “Excuse me. OK, you ready? OK, you ready? Of the thirty-four people, many of them were bloggers from Moscow — or they were people that had nothing to do with me.”
27. “First of all, Roger Stone didn’t work on the campaign”
28. “Roger is somebody that I’ve always liked, but a lot of people like Roger. Some people probably don’t like Roger, but Roger Stone’s somebody I’ve always liked.”
29. “There’s been no President that has been tougher on Russia than Donald Trump.”
30. “It’s totally up to the attorney general. Totally up to the attorney general.”
31. “Even the Mueller report said it had nothing to do with the campaign.”
32. “There was no collusion. There was no obstruction. There was no nothing.”
33. “We’ve made tremendous progress. If you remember, before I became President, it looked like we were going to war with North Korea. Now we have a very good relationship.”
34. “What a location. I’m in the real estate business, what a location.”


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