It was hyped for weeks by Megyn Kelly, and just about the entire Fox News conglomerate. The big sit-down interview between Donald Trump and Fox News host Megyn Kelly since their feud erupted after the first Republican debate back in August of 2015. I’ll provide you the full interview so you can decide for yourself whether it lived up to the hype.
Here is the full video courtesy of YouTube:
Some reaction from NBC News:
Donald Trump’s feud with Fox News’ Megyn Kelly seemed to come to a close Tuesday night with what was less of an apology and more of a let bygones be bygones moment between the two.
Noting that Kelly was the one who called him to set up the olive branch meeting, Trump said, “I have great respect for you that you were able to call me and say, ‘Let’s get together, let’s talk.'”
“I would not have done that,” Trump told Kelly in the pre-taped interview that aired on Fox News Tuesday. Trump noted it was “a negative” that he couldn’t reach out in a similar way.
As far as controversial retweets calling Kelly a “bimbo” Trump sheepishly said “excuse me” before offering that it’s probably “not the most horrible thing” Kelly has had said about her over the course of her life.
“You’ve been called a lot worse,” Trump said with a smile.
Earlier in the interview, the Twitter-loving Republican presumptive nominee acknowledged that it’s the retweets that tend to get him in trouble, calling retweets “more of a killer than the tweets.”
I guess you could say they buried the hatchet, but I felt like a lot of pertinent information got buried right along with it. The choppy editing made it difficult to follow which reactions were genuine, and which were merely implied. It was a fairly boring interview, when compared to most Trump interviews, but maybe that’s what he was aiming for and maybe that’s what Kelly had promised.
Either way, we can sleep at night knowing that the feud, if you want to call it that, has now come to a close. Trump himself seemed pleased with the results:
Well, that is it. Well done Megyn — and they all lived happily ever after! Now let us all see how "THE MOVEMENT" does in Oregon tonight!
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) May 18, 2016
The “movement,” as he called it, won Oregon handily, as expected.