‘Don’t be a cutie-pie’: Trump attacks ABC News for asking if he will provide enough ventilators
President Donald Trump giving a coronavirus briefing (screengrab)

President Donald Trump lashed out at a reporter during Friday's Coronavirus Task Force briefing at the White House.

It started when ABC News chief White House correspondent Jonathan Karl asked Trump about the lack of ventilators available to combat the COVID-19 coronavirus crisis.

"Will everyone who needs one be able to get a ventilator?" Karl asked.

But Trump, despite his bluster, refused to promise there would be enough ventilators.

Instead, Trump lashed out at Karl for asking the question.

"Don't be a cutie-pie," Trump lectured.