Trump And Sanders Say They’re Game For A One-On-One Debate

UPDATED: May 26, 2016, 10:06 AM ET

Republican presumptive nominee Donald Trump and Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) both said Wednesday night that they’d be willing to debate one-on-one.

Asked during an appearance on ABC’s “Jimmy Kimmel Live,” if he would consider debating Sanders, Trump said he would, adding it “would have such high ratings.”

“If he paid a sum toward charity I would love to do that,” the billionaire said.

Shortly later, Sanders tweeted: “Game on.”

But on Thursday morning, CBS News reported confirmation from multiple anonymous sources that Trump was kidding about debating Sanders.

Sanders has hammered Democratic frontrunner Hillary Clinton for declining to debate in California before a slew of June 7 primaries.

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