Bartiromo asked Trump why he’s renewing his feud with the Republican senator more than six months after his death. Trump claimed that he only talks about McCain because “you just brought it up, you asked the question,” even though most his slams on McCain from the past week have come from himself.
As Bartiromo asked Trump if he feels any responsibility to bring the country together, Trump claimed that he has and that “a big portion of this nation is united like it’s never been united before.
” When she noted that Trump doesn’t unite the country with how he talks about McCain, he claimed once again that his attacks only come up because of outside prompts, and then he called Bartiromo “fake news.”
“You shouldn’t have brought it up,” Trump said, visibly agitated. “Actually, I thought you weren’t supposed to bring it up, but that’s okay, Fake news every once in a while.”
“It’s not fake news,” Bartiromo pushed back. “You just told me why you have an issue with him.”
When Bartiromo closed out that section of the interview, she said, “for the record, there were no conditions or stipulations agreed to ahead of the interview.”