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  President Trump Departs White House  CSPAN  September 16, 2019 8:19pm-8:27pm EDT

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i look forward to working with elijah. the opportunity zones have been tremendous for the city and criminal justice reform is something we are very proud of. thank you very much. i don't think i have to do outside now, do i? can i go directly? can i go directly to the helicopter now? i will stop by. thank you. thank you. [indistinct chatter] announcer: at 9:00 p.m. eastern, we will have president trump at a campaign rally in rio rancho new mexico -- rio rancho, new mexico. he spoke to reporters outside the white house as he left. here's a look at what he had to say.
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reporter: president! mr. president! saudi arabia on iran? pres. trump: if you look at what is happening with respect to that, the market has been holding pretty firm with respect to what happened, with respect to saudi arabia, we are doing very well. reporter: this federal mediation it comes to ending the gm strike? pres. trump: hopefully, it will be able to work out the gm strike quickly. we don't want general motors building plants outside of this country. we are very strong on that. the uaw has been very good to me. the members have been very good from the standpoint of voting.
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the relationship is good. outy, they will work that -- hopefully, they will work that out quickly. ahead. reporter: mike pompeo was certain [indiscernible] why does he know more than you? pres. trump: i think we want to find out the numbers and see the vector in the different things we can look at, david. we will know for certain in the next short period of time. reporter: [indiscernible] pres. trump: we will decide. reporter: [indiscernible] pres. trump: say it again, louder. reporter: you said it would it be proportionate with a lethal strike. wouldn't be proportionate
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with a lethal strike. pres. trump: is that what you are asking? i would say yes. i don't know who is going to new mexico with me, but i will see you on the plane. -- see on the plane. can i what? reporter: [indiscernible] pres. trump: i think so. they want to find out, also. they probably feel they know. we will know very quickly. we pretty much all the material we need. we will know very quickly. reporter: [indiscernible] i think the new york times made another terrible mistake. it is a shame that a thing like that could happen. i see them making a big correction today. to do that about a supreme court justice is a terrible thing. it is a false accusation,
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whatever happened with the new york times, i can feel personally, they never check. to have- used a thing called fact checking. how can they do a thing like that and destroy somebody's life? they have been destroying lives. it is fake news. just fake news. it is a very fair question. they have to be very embarrassed. more importantly, what they do is wrong, and they do it all the time. reporter: [indiscernible] pres. trump: we have the strategic -- if you look at what we have, we have tremendous amounts of oil in our country. we are a dependent of every -- independent of everybody now. we will soon be substantially more than anybody else. it won't affect us.
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ultimately, it will not affect the world, either, but certainly not the u.s. i think it is going to be fine. reporter: [indiscernible] pres. trump: we will say some of the african leaders at the you yes -- the un, yes. reporter: [indiscernible] pres. trump: i will see prime minister modi, and we will be meeting with india and pakistan. i think a lot of progress has been made there. a lot of progress. thank you. reporter: [indiscernible] pres. trump: i don't know. i will think about it. announcer: coming up tonight on c-span, we are live at 9:00 p.m. with president trump at a campaign rally in rio rancho, new mexico. governort, arizona
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-- the arizona governor joins tom donohue and neil bradley for a news conference on the u.s.-mexico-canada trade agreement. you will have another chance to see elizabeth warren -- senator elizabeth warren's rally in new york city. announcer: c-span's washington journal, live every day with news and policy issues that impact you. coming up tuesday morning, maryland democratic congresswoman ginny will join us to discuss the latest on the investigation of president trump. firearms policy polish policy director matthew laroseier will talk about them prevention measures. watch c-span's washington journal live at 7:00 eastern tuesday morning. join the discussion.
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live tuesday on c-span, the u.s. house returns that's 2:00 p.m. eastern for general speeches. at 2:00 p.m., the house picks up child safety bills and agislative business and motion to instruct negotiators for talks with the senate on defense authorization. the u.s. senate returns at 10:00 a.m. eastern for more work on executive nominations. later, at 7:15 p.m., the national dress club hosts a spelling bee between the press and politicians. 10:00 a.m., a c-span forum on u.s.-hong kong relations. at 1:00 p.m., the house judiciary committee considers obstruction charges against the president for attempting influence on robert mueller's investigation. the committee has subpoenaed former trump campaign offl