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Remarks Prior to a Meeting with President Klaus Iohannis of Romania and an Exchange With Reporters

June 09, 2017

President Trump. Well, thank you very much. It's a great honor to have you—been a true ally, wonderful country, and a great relationship. And that relationship, as you know, as of moments ago, is getting even better. So thank you very much for being here. It's my honor.

President Iohannis. Thank you very much, Mr. President. It's a great pleasure and honor for me to be here, and I'm looking forward to our discussions and our partnership.

President Trump. Yes, it's been a great partnership.

Thank you all very much. Thank you.

[At this point, many reporters began asking questions.]

Former Federal Bureau of Investigation Director James B. Comey, Jr.

Q. Do you think Comey committed perjury?

President Trump. Surprising.

Trade and Travel Restrictions Imposed Against Qatar by Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Egypt, and the United Arab Emirates

Q. Sir, and the blockade?

President Trump. I'll be making a statement very soon.

Former Federal Bureau of Investigation Director James B. Comey, Jr.

Q. ——Comey conversations?

President Trump. Thank you very much, everybody.

NOTE: The President spoke at 2:06 p.m. in the Oval Office at the White House. The transcript, prepared for immediate release by the Office of the Press Secretary, was received by the Office of the Federal Register on July 27.

Donald J. Trump, Remarks Prior to a Meeting with President Klaus Iohannis of Romania and an Exchange With Reporters Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/330934

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