Donald Trump Shuns GOP Debate To Do Something Great For Wounded Troops – American Military News

Donald Trump Shuns GOP Debate To Do Something Great For Wounded Troops

Donald Trump and Fox News are at it again – This time the Donald is refusing to give in and instead, spend his time raising money for wounded vets.

The rift centers around Fox News host Megyn Kelly after she asked a question about Donald Trump’s questionable past statements during a previous debate. Take a peek:

Trump has continually asked that Fox donate its ad money to wounded vets.

However, when Fox announced that Kelly would return as one of the debate moderators, Trump saw this as a ploy to drive up ratings and hurt his campaign.

Fox refused to reconsider for Mr. Trump, who claims Kelly is a “lightweight” and bias against him, he decided to do something different.

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Trump has made it clear that he has a firm commitment to our vets and the wounded men and women who return home from war.

He also made waves among the veteran community earlier this year for the opposite reason – calling into question Sen. John McCain’s status as an American hero because he was a POW. Here’s what he said:

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From Military Times:

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump said Tuesday he will boycott his party’s next nationally televised debate and instead hold an event to benefit wounded troops.

In comments to journalists before an Iowa rally, first reported by Politico and the Washington Post, the business mogul and GOP frontrunner accused Fox News of picking a “biased” moderator — network personality Megyn Kelly — to drive up ratings and hurt his campaign.

The debate, scheduled for Thursday night, is the seventh since August. Trump has also complained that the events are too frequent and too long.

Read more at Military Times

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