Where’s the beef? As Donald Trump told Wolf Blitzer today, it’s with Fox News’ Megyn Kelly:

Here’s the video (via the Washington Examiner):

Trump evidently finds Kelly so objectionable, he says he might sit out the next debate, where she’ll be a moderator:

More from The Hill:

Trump said he “probably” would participate, but that “nothing is 100 percent” yet.

“I’m not 100 percent, I’ll see,” Trump said. “If I think I’m going to be treated unfairly I’ll do something else. But I don’t think she can treat me fairly, actually. I think she’s very biased and I don’t think she can treat me fairly.”

“But that doesn’t mean I don’t do the debate,” he continued. “I like doing the debates. I’ve won every single debate according to every single poll … so I want to do the debates, they’re good for me. But I don’t think she can treat me fairly and I’m not a big fan of hers. Maybe I know too much about her.”

Some tweeters came down on Trump’s side:

But many others took The Donald to task:

A Fox spokesperson has reportedly weighed in:

Here’s their statement:

“Sooner or later Donald Trump, even if he’s president, is going to have to learn that he doesn’t get to pick the journalists — we’re very surprised he’s willing to show that much fear about being questioned by Megyn Kelly.”

With only a few more days until the debate, either Trump or FNC/Kelly will have to yield. And Kelly doesn’t seem all that concerned about Trump’s feelings, so … let’s just say Trump may have to grin and bear it.


Editor’s note: This post has been updated with additional tweets.



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