Donald Trump’s ability to command press whenever he desires persists, with Wednesday’s “Good Morning America” serving as his latest free-media platform.
Co-host George Stephanopoulos tried valiantly to pin down the so-far improbably successful GOP presidential candidate but ran right into Trump’s well-practiced, if at times conflicting and hyperbolic, talking points.
As opposed to the team at MSNBC’s “Morning Joe,” who call him “Donald” in chummy fashion, Stephanopoulos kept some inquisitional distance via “Mr. Trump” as he opened by referencing a new line of attack against Trump leveled by Jeb Bush.
“He had no choice. He’s doing very poorly in the polls and he’s a low-energy guy,” said Trump, opting for his usual communications modus operandi, namely the telephone rather than an in-studio appearance. Read more