Clearly vexed by Gingrich’s suggestion, Kilmeade fired back that “people make decisions”—i.e., Trump got all that free airtime because “from day one he made himself available to big and small [outlets].” Meanwhile, the Fox host said, past and present candidates like Mitt Romney, Jeb Bush, and Hillary Clinton haven’t readily made media appearances.
But Newt was not backing down. “Look, you could say that Trump is the candidate Fox & Friends invented,” he fired back. “He was on your show I think more than any other show.”
“Every Monday,” Doocy helpfully added.
“It was always a happy, positive conversation,” Gingrich noted, driving the point home.