Trump Abruptly Ends ‘60 Minutes’ Interview, Skips Joint Appearance With Pence

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President Trump cut his "60 Minutes" interview short and failed to return for a taping with Vice President Mike Pence.

According to CNN, President Donald Trump abruptly ended his interview with CBS News’ “60 Minutes” on Tuesday and failed to return for a planned taping with Vice President Mike Pence.

After camera crews set up at the White House on Monday, Trump sat down with host Lesley Stahl for about 45 minutes on Tuesday before he abruptly ended the interview and told the network he believed they had enough material to use, according to two sources.

His truncated taping on "60 Minutes," which was followed by a cryptic tweet accusing Stahl of not wearing a mask at the White House, seemed an extension of what has been Trump's visible irritation as he enters the campaign's final days.

CNN reported that former Vice President Joe Biden and Sen. Kamala Harris were also interviewed for “60 Minutes,” but their sitdowns were taped separately.

However, “Trump and Pence were scheduled to appear on camera together, like they did four years ago, for a walk and talk session. But Trump did not return for the appearance with Pence, sources said.”

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