President Donald Trump said he has no intention of resigning after his tweets and comments about the FBI, which the president said showed he “never learned” from the election.
“I’m not going to resign,” Trump told reporters Thursday at his golf club in Bedminster, New Jersey.
“I’m still president.
I’m still in charge of the government.”
Trump told reporters he didn’t feel like resigning and was “somewhat” optimistic about the future.
“It’s not a resignation.
I have to make a decision,” he said.
“It’s going to be the best decision I ever made.”
In an interview on CBS’ Face the Nation, Trump said his “reaction to these tweets and these things, it was not a response to any of these things.
It was a reaction to what I heard from a lot of people, and frankly I was disappointed by it.”
The president did not say whether he would consider resigning.
Trump said that he had “never seen a president behave this way.”
“I have to tell you, it’s not the first time that we’ve seen presidents behave this badly.
I was never a great listener.
I never learned from it.
It’s not my job,” Trump said.”
And frankly, I’m not doing that anymore.
I can’t go through the trouble of it.
I’ll be a very good president, but I can never go through that.”
Trump has repeatedly called the FBI investigation into Russia’s meddling in the 2016 presidential election a “witch hunt.”
He said on Twitter last week that “no investigation” was underway and called the probe “a total fabrication.”