Trump walked out on meeting with Judge Jeanine: report

President TrumpDonald John TrumpCNN's Anderson Cooper: Trump's Bubba Wallace tweet was 'racist, just plain and simple' Beats by Dre announces deal with Bubba Wallace, defends him after Trump remarks Overnight Defense: DOD reportedly eyeing Confederate flag ban | House military spending bill blocks wall funding MORE walked out of a meeting with Fox News host Jeanine Pirro after reportedly growing weary of the conversation, according to a New York Times report

The Nov. 1 meeting with Pirro came at her request, according to the Times, and hinged on a deal approved during Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonHillicon Valley: QAnon scores wins, creating GOP problem | Supreme Court upholds regulation banning robocalls to cellphones | Foreign hackers take aim at homebound Americans | Uber acquires Postmates The Hill's Campaign Report: Trump's job approval erodes among groups that powered his 2016 victory Gallup: Trump's job approval rating erodes among key groups MORE's tenure as secretary of State that gave Russia control over part of the United States's uranium production capacity.

But during that meeting, Pirro, who hosts Fox News's "Justice with Judge Jeanine," went on to rile the president up over special counsel Robert Mueller and former FBI Director James Comey, the Times reported. 


Mueller is conducting the criminal investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 election and possible collusion between the Trump campaign and Moscow. Trump has called the probe a "witch hunt."

Comey, who was abruptly fired by Trump in May, has also been the target of Trump's ire at times. Comey claimed earlier this year that Trump once asked him for a loyalty pledge and later pressed him to end the FBI's investigation of former national security adviser Michael Flynn.

At one point in the meeting between Trump and Pirro, according to the Times, White House chief of staff John KellyJohn Francis KellyMORE interrupted, saying that Pirro was not "helping things" by riling up the president.