Trump responds to Biden remarks: 'I don't think I'm a bully'

President TrumpDonald John TrumpThe Hill's Campaign Report: Democratic field begins to shrink ahead of critical stretch To ward off recession, Trump should keep his mouth and smartphone shut Trump: 'Who is our bigger enemy,' Fed chief or Chinese leader? MORE on Friday responded to former Vice President Joe BidenJoe BidenGabbard hits DNC over poll criteria for debates The Hill's Campaign Report: Democratic field begins to shrink ahead of critical stretch Moulton says Biden would make 'fantastic president' MORE's remarks that the commander in chief is a "bully."

“I don’t think I’m a bully at all,” Trump told reporters on the White House lawn before he departed the White House to visit his golf club in Bedminster, N.J. “I just don’t like being taken advantage of by other countries, by pharmaceutical companies, by all of the people that have taken advantage of this country.”

CBS News tweeted footage of the president’s comments.

In an interview that aired Friday morning on CNN, Biden said Trump is "the bully that I knew my whole life."

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"He's the bully that I've always stood up to. He's the bully that used to make fun when I was a kid and had a stutter, and I'd smack him in the mouth," Biden told CNN's Chris CuomoChristopher (Chris) Charles CuomoEight Democratic presidential hopefuls to appear in CNN climate town hall Trump complains of Republicans defending CNN's Cuomo over 'Fredo' video: 'We never learn!' Trump campaign starts selling 'Fredo Unhinged' T-shirt after viral Cuomo video MORE.

Trump also took shots at the Obama administration in his remarks to reporters Friday.

“You look at what Joe Biden has done with China. We’ve lost our shirts with China, and now China’s dying to make a deal. And we’re taking, by the way, billions and billions of dollars in tariffs are coming in, and China is paying for it, not our people,” Trump said.

“If you look at what we’ve done and if you look at what we’ve straightened out — I call it the Obama-Biden mess. We’re straightening it out," he added, saying the U.S. now has "a good relationship" with North Korea.