Trump Will Sit Down for Real-Life, In-Person ‘Exclusive’ Interview with Chuck Todd



As Seth Meyers noticed recently, Donald Trump is the king of the phone interview, rarely gracing a television host with his actual presence. But this coming Sunday in Iowa, the GOP presidential frontrunner is scheduled to sit down for a real-life, in-person interview with Chuck Todd on Meet the Press.

In a press release on Wednesday, an NBC News spokesperson touted the “exclusive” interview, which is being described as a “wide-ranging conversation about the presidential field, the economy, immigration and foreign policy.”

Trump has somewhat of a contentious history with Todd, lashing out at him on Twitter earlier this year after the host remarked, “Nobody’s going to mistake Donald Trump for a presidential candidate, I don’t think, other than Donald Trump.”

He tweeted the following rant, culminating in the suggestion that he would make a better moderator of the Sunday morning talk show:

Unlike the rest of the Sunday morning shows, Fox News Sunday with Chris Wallace has reportedly made a rule against interviewing presidential candidates by phone. While Trump regularly calls into Fox & Friends, he has done two of his rare on-camera interviews on The O’Reilly Factor back in June and on Hannity last night.

Watch Trump’s most recent phone interview with Todd below, via NBC:

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