The president "can't say whether he supports flying a flag associated with treason and supporters of slavery," reporter Yamiche Alcindor noted.
Trump shushed Yamiche Alcindor of PBS, then angrily told her: "You are something."
The president claims he hasn't left the White House in months despite holding six campaign rallies in February and March.
Jerome Adams then said he didn't mean to offend and his advice was for "all Americans." He was addressing the disproportionate rate of minority deaths.
Former national security adviser slams Trump for telling White House reporter Yamiche Alcindor to "be nice" and not "threatening" at a coronavirus briefing.
The president attacked two different journalists who read his own quote back to him.
President Donald Trump recently denied knowing or having anything to do with the 2018 cuts to the White House pandemic response team. But in an earlier press conference, the president defended disbanding the team.
Trump told Yamiche Alcindor he didn't "know anything about" the elimination of the Global Health Security team by his former national security adviser.
Brokaw later said he felt "terrible a part of my comments on Hispanics offended some members of that proud culture."
"45 is finishing off another week attacking Black women journalists," wrote New York Congresswoman Yvette D. Clarke. "When will it end?"