Watch live online Donald Trump’s first press conference since becoming President-elect
Published 7:21 am Wednesday, January 11, 2017
Barack Obama delivered his farewell speech last night. Today, Donald Trump delivers his first press conference since becoming President-elect.
President-elect Donald Trump will hold his first full news conference Wednesday since winning the 2016 presidential election.
Trump press conference start time today: 10 a.m. central.
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The last time Trump held a news conference, he was plunging into a heated general election campaign with Hillary Clinton and suggested Russia could help dig up some of his rival’s emails.
Nearly six months and a presidential campaign victory later, Trump will finally step before reporters again Wednesday to face questions about what role he believes Russia played in the election year hacking of Democratic groups — interference the intelligence community says was intended to help the Republican defeat Clinton. Trump has challenged that assessment and has yet to say whether a full briefing with intelligence officials last week did anything to sway
The Associated Press contributed to this report.