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Donald Trump Pulls Out Of Planned Debate With Bernie Sanders: Sanders Responds

  • by: Alan Duke
  • (Fri, 27 May 2016 18:54:26 Z)

Update:

Hours after news leaked that Fox News had met Donald Trump's demands to host a debate with Bernie Sanders, the Trump camp has decided to withdraw from the deal. Bernie Sanders mocked Trump in this video Friday afternoon:

Original report:

Fox News is making a deal to host a California debate between Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders, according to a CBS News report. Hillary Clinton was invited to take part, but declined, the report says.

Fox News is in back-channel negotiations for an event featuring Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders before California's June 7 primary, according to Fox News anchor Bret Baier.

"It is not a joke and those back channel discussions are continuing and there will be some event in California," he said on "Special Report with Bret Baier" Thursday.

In a Friday interview with WMAL's Brian Wilson, Baier said that the talks with the two campaigns "are progressing" and that there's "real interest."

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Editor-in-Chief Alan Duke co-founded Lead Stories after a 26-year career with CNN. He mainly covers entertainment, current affairs and politics. Duke closely covered domestic terrorism cases for CNN, including the Oklahoma City federal building bombing, the UNABOMBER and search for Southeast bomber Eric Robert Rudolph. CNN moved Duke to Los Angeles in 2009 to cover the entertainment beat. Duke also co-hosts a daily podcast with former HLN host Nancy Grace, "Crime Stories with Nancy Grace." You'll also see Duke in many news documentaries, including on the Reelz channel, CNN and HLN.

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