“You’ve called women you don’t like fat pigs, slobs, dogs and disgusting animals”, Kelly asked Trump, point blank.
“I will not make the pledge at this time”, said Mr Trump, who for weeks has said he would not rule out an independent bid that would nearly certainly split the Republican vote and boost the chances of victory for the Democratic nominee.
Kelly: “Your Twitter account has several disparaging comments about women’s looks”.
I’ve been challenged by so many people, and I don’t frankly have time for total political correctness.
Donald Trump says he will investigate whether he actually said the crass things about women that Megyn Kelly accused him of having said during the first Republican debate.
Trump also personally weighed in on Kelly.
O’Donnell, who had carried on a long-standing feud with Trump, according to Politico, later tweeted, “Try explaining that to your kids”.
Playing up his unique experience as a neurosurgeon, Carson insisted he was the only one on stage “to take out half of a brain – although you would think, if you go to Washington, that someone had beat me to it”.
“I would say he’s incompetent but I don’t want to do that because that’s not nice”. Rand Paul, R-Kentucky called Trump out for his giving campaign contributions to Hillary Clinton.
Trump tried to wave off the question and dismissed Kelly during a raucous debate performance.
In Trump’s lengthy Twitter rant at about 3 a.m., he argued the Fox News results of the debate – repeating Time and Drudge polls where readers named him the victor.
Wallace asked Trump, “What evidence do you have, specific evidence, that the Mexican government is sending criminals across the border?”
After the debate, an even unhappier Trump seemed to have changed his mind about that last part.
The most-watched GOP primary debate for the 2012 election, on ABC in December 2011, had 7.6 million people, Nielsen said.
“I’m not really a politician”, he added. However, as someone who never appreciated Trump’s charms in the first place, I’m not sure I’m a good judge of where that line might be.