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President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting on women in healthcare, Wednesday, March 22, 2017, in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

A reporter challenged Trump's credibility. He responded, 'I'm president and you're not.'

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I can't be doing so badly, because I'm president, and you're not. You know? Say hello to everybody, OK?
President Trump

President Trump's recent wide-ranging interview with Time magazine focused largely on challenges to his credibility.

The final line of the interview raised eyebrows nationwide.

I'm a very instinctual person, but my instinct turns out to be right.
President Trump

Trump also insisted that many of his unfounded claims, such as millions of people voting illegally for Hillary Clinton and Muslims in New Jersey celebrating the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, would ultimately be proven correct. 

"When everyone said I wasn't going to win the election, I said, well, I think I would," Trump said to support his claim.

Trump repeatedly cited House Intelligence Chair Rep. Devin Nunes (R-CA)'s report that U.S. intelligence leaders had incidentally gathered Trump communications in surveillance sweeps as evidence. He told reporters Wednesday he felt "somewhat" vindicated after hearing Nunes' report.

And then Time magazine, which treats me horribly, but obviously I sell. I assume this is going to be a cover [story], too. Have I set the record?
President Trump

Trump also said the magazine's "horrible" treatment of him was a strategy to sell more issues. 

Trump's closing line was hailed as the "line of the century."

Many on social media were harshly critical of Trump after that line.

Supporters saw Trump's response as a perfect zinger.

Time's cover for the issue with the interview reads, "Is Truth Dead?"

President Donald Trump listens during a joint news conference with German Chancellor Angela Merkel in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Friday, March 17, 2017. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
President Donald Trump listens during a joint news conference with German Chancellor Angela Merkel in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Friday, March 17, 2017. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

A February poll found that the Trump administration is more trusted than the news media among U.S. voters. The administration is considered truthful by 49 percent of voters, while just 39 percent thought the same of the news.

The president tops Fortune’s ’50 Greatest Leaders’ list. The Cubs' president, that is.

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