Donald Trump, Fox News Never Had ‘Candid Meeting’

By Mark Joyella 

The on-again, off-again feud between Donald Trump and Fox News led the network to announce on September 24 plans to have the Republican presidential frontrunner sit down with Fox News chairman Roger Ailes and air it all out.

“We believe a candid meeting about our differences is required and that any misunderstandings can be handled without compromising those standards,” said a Fox News Channel spokesperson at the time.

The meeting was set for the following week, but as The Washington Post reports, it never happened:

Michael Clemente, executive vice president of news at Fox News issued this statement: “The door is always open for Mr. Trump to meet with our senior editorial team to discuss any issues he may have with our coverage of his campaign. Mr. Trump continues to appear on Fox News and we haven’t changed a thing, so we don’t see any overwhelming need for a meeting at this time.”

The relationship between Fox News and Mr. Trump does appear to have returned to “on-again,” with Trump appearing on a number of FNC shows, including The O’Reilly Factor, Fox & Friends, On the Record and Special Report.