CBS Evening News' Norah O'Donnell asks if Donald Trump's promise to be a dictator was “a joke”

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Citation From the December 6, 2023, edition of CBS' CBS Evening News with Norah O'Donnell

NORAH O'DONNELL (HOST): And tonight, the campaign for president is being rocked by remarks by Donald Trump, who was asked in an interview to deny that he would abuse his power if reelected. Instead, the former president answered in the affirmative, admitting he would be a dictator but only on day one. Was it a joke, or an example of saying the quiet part out loud?