President Donald Trump stormed off a recent press conference after he was challenged by an Asian American reporter over a racist response to her question.
"You've said many times that the U.S. is doing better than any other country when it comes to testing. Why does that matter? Why is this a global competition to you if every day Americans are still losing their lives and we're still seeing more cases every day?" CBS White House correspondent named Weijia Jiang asked him
The president responded, "Maybe that's a question you should ask China."
It was clear that. his response angered the reporter, who felt she was being targeted because she is Asian.
"Sir, why are you saying that to me, specifically?" Trump ignored her and tried to move onto to other reporters until he lost his temper and stormed away from the press conference.
Trump has been criticized heavily for laying the blame on the Asian community over the spread of COVID-19. His remarks have led to a sharp increase in violent attacks against the community.