Of Course, Trump Takes Credit for ‘Highly-Unethical’ Union Leader‘s Cut From ABC Debate


Remember how Donald Trump threw a hissy fit over the New Hampshire Union-Leader a few weeks ago because they ran several unflattering editorials about him on their front page? Well, ABC severed their relationship with the paper as co-sponsor for the February 6 Republican primary debate, and the mogul says it was by his doing.

The spat began when the Chris Christie-endorsing paper featured a front page editorial called “Trump campaign insults NH voters’ intelligence,” which was followed by editor Joseph McQuaid speaking out against the mogul’s “lies.”

ABC spokeswoman Julie Townsend confirmed in a statement to Politico that the network parted ways with the paper due to disagreements that followed last month’s Democratic debate in New Hampshire. While Union Leader did not respond to Trump’s bragging, they did respond to ABC that they were “amused” that the axe fell when it became apparent how they “write editorials and endorse candidates” as they have for decades.

UPDATE – 10:14 A.M. EST Apparently the Donald’s Twitter rant wasn’t enough for him yesterday, for he decided to throw out one more for posterity this morning:

[h/t Newser]
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