Donald Trump closed his Thursday press conference by promising to “do everything within [his] power to fix” the divide that has characterized American politics for at least the past eight years.
“Just so you understand, we had a totally divided country for eight years and long before that,” he said in response to a question from MSNBC’s Kristen Welker. “In all fairness to President Obama, long before President Obama.” (VIDEO: Trump — ‘I Inherited A Mess’)
“I didn’t come along and divide this country,” he continued. “This country was seriously divided before I got here. We’re going to work on it very hard.”
“This isn’t Donald Trump that divided a nation,” POUTS added. “We went eight years with President Obama, and we went many years before President Obama, we lived in a divided nation.”
“I am going to try — I will do everything within my power to fix that.”