Wow. Donald Trump is starting his campaign… boldly? After announcing his run for office on Tuesday he began a media blitz on Wednesday, and some of the things he said during that tour are sure to rile a few people up.
It all started Wednesday morning when Trump met with ABC’s George Stephanopoulos to discuss his run for the White House. When Stephanopoulos dared ask him a question about Hillary Clinton – Trump pounced, scolding Stephanopoulos for asking him about Clinton, implying that Stephanopoulos’ bias disqualifies him from such questions. (By the way, Trump isn’t wrong here.)
George Stephanopoulos: How about Hillary Clinton?
Donald Trump: What Hillary has with the e-mails is to me scandalous. She has a — of course you shouldn’t be talking to me about that in all fairness. You shouldn’t be asking me those questions but I don’t mind.
What Hillary’s done with the e-mails is incredible. She gets a subpoena and then after getting the subpoena, she cancels it. She cancels everything. What she did is illegal. What she did is totally illegal. I don’t know how she gets away with it.
Then on Fox & Friends Trump took a few shots at two of the most revered commentators in conservative circles – Charles Krauthammer and George Will. He called the two conservative icons… “LOSERS.”
I kid you not.
As far as Charles Krauthammer, I’m not a fan of his. I think he is a highly overrated pundit. He’s wrong on so many things, including the Iraq war, I’ve just never been a fan and obviously he knows that and I guess he’s not a fan of mine and that’s okay. All I do is I speak the truth.
You know, when I watch a George Will or a Charles Krauthammer, you know, I’ve watched them for years, they’re losers. They’re just losers. They sit there, they haven’t done anything.
For many conservatives, those may be fighting words.
Lastly, again on Fox News, this time with Bill O’Reilly from Tuesday night, Donald Trump actually took a shot at the rest of the GOP Presidential field. Saying that while he respects a couple of them, the rest are controlled by lobbyists and special interests and are “all talk and no action.”
Never going to get done, they’re controlled by the lobbyists. They’re controlled by donors and they’re controlled by special interests. When I tell somebody to do something I’m not going to get a lobbyist calling me the next day to say please don’t do that even though it’s good for America…
All of my life they’re all talk, they’re no action and they’re totally controlled by their donors and by the lobbyists.
This country if we have another politician that includes Hillary, we have another politician this country’s going down.
Love him or hate him, Donald Trump is going to speak his mind and say some inflammatory things.
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