President Trump's Press Conference, Transcribed And Annotated

Feb 16, 2017

President Donald Trump announced his new pick for labor secretary, after his initial choice withdrew from consideration earlier in the week. After his brief announcement, the president took questions for more than an hour from 17 reporters, discussing Russia, the media, immigration, and more.

Read a transcript of the press conference along with annotations from NPR staff.


Tucker Ives contributed to this report.