Trump Attacks Megyn Kelly Again As She Returns From Vacation

AP

This post has been updated.

As Megyn Kelly returned from a vacation on Monday night, Donald Trump reignited his fight with the Fox News host by lashing out in a series of tweets and retweets criticizing Kelly’s performance.

Kelly announced that she would be taking a vacation with her family for more than a week following Trump’s insults after the first Republican presidential debate. Fox News denied rumors that Kelly took the vacation due to her rift with The Donald.

Trump on Monday night also retweeted a few insults, including a tweet calling Kelly a “bimbo.” Following the debate, the real estate mogul also retweeted a tweet calling the Fox News host a “bimbo” while criticizing the questions she asked.

Trump’s latest rant comes shortly after he patched up his relationship with Fox News. After he initially lashed out at Kelly, commenting that she “had blood coming out of her wherever,” Trump spoke with Fox News Chairman Roger Ailes and cleared the air.

In a Tuesday statement, Fox News Chairman Roger Ailes condemned Trump’s tweets about Kelly and called on the real estate mogul to apologize:

Donald Trump’s surprise and unprovoked attack on Megyn Kelly during her show last night is as unacceptable as it is disturbing. Megyn Kelly represents the very best of American journalism and all of us at FOX News Channel reject the crude and irresponsible attempts to suggest otherwise. I could not be more proud of Megyn for her professionalism and class in the face of all of Mr. Trump’s verbal assaults. Her questioning of Mr. Trump at the debate was tough but fair, and I fully support her as she continues to ask the probing and challenging questions that all presidential candidates may find difficult to answer. Donald Trump rarely apologizes, although in this case, he should. We have never been deterred by politicians or anyone else attacking us for doing our job, much less allowed ourselves to be bullied by anyone and we’re certainly not going to start now. All of our journalists will continue to report in the fair and balanced way that has made FOX News Channel the number one news network in the industry.

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