Michele Bachmann was asked to respond to Donald Trump's apparent anger over her decision to skip the GOP primary debate that was scheduled for later this month, hosted by Newsmax that Trump was going to moderate, and which now may end up being
SCHIEFFER: You seem to have hurt Donald Trump's feelings somewhere along the way here. He said what is it about loyalty that you've been trying to get his endorsement and then all of a sudden he wants to have a debate and moderate it and you turned him down. What's that all about?
BACHMANN: Oh, Donald Trump is a big boy. These things happen. Clearly there is an attempt to have a debate. And no one was taken the bait to come to this debate. And so at a certain point it didn't even make any sense for me to go to it either. Only Newt Gingrich and Rick Santorum said they were going to go. And clearly it wasn't going to be a debate.
I'm a serious candidate for the Republican nomination for president of the United States. And we need to have a debate where everyone is participating.
I hate to break it to Bachmann, but if Donald Trump is a "big boy", he sure doesn't act like one most of the time. He reminds me more of a spoiled child in need of constant attention.
Just when I thought we could not possibly be overloaded with any more GOP primary debates, what do I find out we're going to get treated to? Donald Trump moderating yet another debate, this time sponsored by the right wing rag, Newsmax.
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It appears Mitt Romney won't be showing up at the Donald Trump moderated debate sponsored by Newsmax coming up at the end of the month, but unlike his fellow GOP primary candidates Jon Hunstman and Ron Paul who were willing to say openly that the debate is a joke, in typical Romney fashion, he punted. Read more...
Bob Schieffer interviewed Rep. Michele Bachmann on Face The Nation yesterday and actually tried to pin her down on her many and numerous outright lies, as PolitiFact recently examined in some detail.
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