Trump Oddly Quiet When Asked If He Has Tried To Mend Ties With Fox News

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks to the media in the spin room after the first Republican presidential debate at the Quicken Loans Arena Thursday, Aug. 6, 2015, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
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After repeatedly going after Fox News host Megyn Kelly for the questions she posed during the Republican presidential debate, Donald Trump on Monday morning refused to say whether he has been in contact with anyone at Fox News over the weekend.

MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” co-host Joe Scarborough asked Trump over the phone whether the real estate mogul has made any attempt to repair his relationship with Fox News.

“Obviously it’s not in Fox News’ best interest to be in a war with you, it’s not in your best interest to be in a war with Fox News. Have you talked to Roger [Ailes] over the weekend? Have you talked to anybody at Fox News over the weekend about trying to find common ground with the network?” Scarborough asked.

“Well, I don’t want to say that, but I will tell you that I don’t think Fox treats me well,” Trump responded.

“Hold on a second,” Scarborough jumped in to say. “You’re a straight talker.”

But Trump still refused to answer the question.

“I don’t wan’t to say. Why would I say it? I’m not going to embarrass anybody,” he said.

Scarborough cut in again and asked, “Have you talked to Fox News?”

“My whole life has been led on the theory that I do not want to embarrass people. The fact is I don’t think I get treated well by Fox, and that’s alright,” Trump continued, ignoring Scarborough’s question.

Trump also took the opportunity to defend his Friday evening comment that Megyn Kelly had “blood coming out of her wherever.”

“She asked me a very inappropriate question. She should really be apologizing to me,” he said.

Watch his phone interview via MSNBC:

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