Klobuchar to Bret Baier: Fox News is Not Always ‘Comfortable for Democrats,’ But They Should Go On


Minnesota Senator and Democratic presidential candidate Amy Klobuchar ventured into what she called “uncomfortable” territory on Fox News Tuesday night, and urged other Democrats to do the same.

On tonight’s edition of Special Report with Bret Baier, Klobuchar sat for two full segments of questions from host Bret Baier, covering a range of topics that included the Green New Deal (she’s sort of for it), immigration (for), border security (for), and others.

Toward the interview, Baier asked “Do you have the temperament to be president?”

Although this is no longer such a high bar, Klobuchar answered in the affirmative.

“I do,” she said. “I think I showed it during the Kavanaugh hearings and I’m sure that through my life in terms of how I dealt with adversity in my personal life, growing up with my dad with a pretty severe drinking problem — he’s doing well now at age 90 — to the life I lead now.”

“That is the elevator pitch?” Baier asked.

“No, my elevator pitch is I’ve had it with governing from chaos,” Klobuchar said. “We need to govern from opportunity. We need to look up at the challenges before us instead of looking down and looking away. Those challenges are big. But we are up to them as a country.”

“One of the reasons I came on this show is that I believe candidates for office, whether Democrat or Republican, have to go not just where it’s comfortable, but where it’s uncomfortable,” she added. “And I love you. Fox may not always be comfortable for Democrats but I want to make that point.”

Watch the clip above, via Fox News.

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