On the eve of the US election, Network 10 is presenting a special episode of The Project featuring the recent US 60 Minutes interviews with Donald Trump and Joe Biden. The episode screens Tuesday, 3 November at 8.45pm. 10 and WIN Network.
Before witnessing a jaw-dropping, mid-interview walkout from the President, long-time 60 Minutes correspondent Lesley Stahl sat down with Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence, to talk about the coronavirus and his priorities if re-elected. Reporter Norah O’Donnell spoke with Joe Biden and running mate, California Senator Kamala Harris.
This is how the interview started:
Lesley Stahl: Are you ready for some tough questions?
President Donald Trump: You’re gonna be fair.
Lesley Stahl: Are you g–
President Donald Trump: Just be-
Lesley Stahl: I’m gonna be fair.
President Donald Trump: Just be fair.
Lesley Stahl: But you’re okay with some tough questions?
President Trump: No, I’m not. I mean–
Lesley Stahl: (LAUGH) You’re not okay with tough questions?
President Trump: I want them to be fair. You– you don’t ask Biden tough questions.
President Trump: Okay. Are you ready–
Lesley Stahl: You ready? Everybody ready? So we have the pandemic. On your watch, we’ve had racial strife, we’ve had looting. Why do you want this job? Why do you wanna be president again?