6 takeaways from Donald Trump’s New York Times meeting

Updated 6:01 AM EST, Wed November 23, 2016
NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 22:  President-elect Donald Trump gives a thumbs up to the crowd as he walks through the lobby of the New York Times following a meeting with editors at the paper on November 22, 2016 in New York City. Trump, who has held meetings with media executives over the last few days, has often had a tense relationship with many mainstream media outlets.  (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
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NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 22: President-elect Donald Trump gives a thumbs up to the crowd as he walks through the lobby of the New York Times following a meeting with editors at the paper on November 22, 2016 in New York City. Trump, who has held meetings with media executives over the last few days, has often had a tense relationship with many mainstream media outlets. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
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Story highlights

Trump's meeting with Times reporters and editors was live-tweeted

He backed away from the idea of prosecuting Hillary Clinton

(CNN) —  

President-elect Donald Trump brushed aside his campaign promises to jail Hillary Clinton, batted away questions about conflicts of interest over his business empire and denounced the neo-Nazi movement that is celebrating his victory.

Answering questions for just the second time since his election, Trump met for 75 minutes on Tuesday with reporters, editors and columnists from The New York Times.

It wasn’t broadcast live, but some Times reporters tweeted Trump’s remarks in real time. And, since Trump has not held a news conference since his upset win two weeks ago, the entire political world was glued to Twitter through it all.

Here are six takeaways from Trump’s meeting with the Times:

The grudges Trump is still holding