Trump tells HHS secretary he regrets wading into "that f***ing vaping thing”
It's one of Trump's few health care accomplishments heading into 2020.
New: President Trump told his health secretary yesterday "I should never have done that f***ing vaping thing" during an impromptu call on speakerphone in an Oval Office meeting. w
"I should never have done that f***ing vaping thing" is a Trump quote for the ages.
Sources familiar with the conversation said Trump wasn't expressing regret for the specific vaping policy outcome, which the team believes is the right one, but rather for personally wading into vaping in the first place rather than leaving it to the FDA.
(who nipped POLITICO out the door) got good details about Trump’s anger over getting personally involved in vaping plan.
Among the things that came up in this meeting was a health care effort the president is expected to discuss soon.