Christie, Fiorina, Kasich Won’t Sign GOP Joint Debate Letter to Networks


Donald Trump is outright rejecting the Republican joint debate letter to TV networks, and tonight John Kasich, Chris Christie, and Carly Fiorina‘s campaigns also made it clear they won’t be signing the letter.

The letter includes some very specific demands about how the debates should go.

Well, Kasich and Christie have decided they really don’t care about signing it:

Kasich wasn’t as outraged as many of the other candidates were about the CNBC debate, which triggered this huge Republican campaign backlash to the debate process.

Fiorina said yesterday she didn’t have staffers going to the big meeting between campaigns and merely said the huge backlash to CNBC was a signal to the liberal media to be “more respectful” to Republicans.

As for Christie, he clearly didn’t care for some of the questions that were asked––he snapped at the moderators several times––but said afterwards he can take a tough question or two. On Saturday, he indicated that he’s not joining in the outrage amongst other Republican campaigns, saying, “If you’re running for President of the United States and you can’t handle yourself against three CNBC moderators without, you know, crying foul and calling for intervention, then you’re not gonna do very well against Vladimir Putin either.”

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