September 23, 2023

Kimberly Guilfoyle and Donald Trump Jr. expressed loads of outrage Wednesday evening after they had been barred from coming into the media spin room on the Republican main debate, although Fox Information reportedly made it clear earlier within the week that it was limiting entry to that space to aides of candidates who participated within the occasion.

Provided that former President Trump shunned the controversy, the one different manner his two 2024 marketing campaign surrogates might have entered the spin room is that if they had been invited friends of a media group, in accordance with a Fox Information memo obtained by the New York Instances.

It’s not clear if Trump Jr. and Guilfoyle anticipated such an invite, however the MAGA energy couple clearly knew it was a chance that they might be turned away, however tried anyway and raised a fuss for the cameras after they couldn’t get previous safety.

“It shouldn’t shock us and it’s additionally why Trump was 100% proper to not go to this debate,” Trump Jr. stated

Guilfoyle had complained earlier within the week in regards to the chance that Fox Information would bar them from the spin room, whereas insisting she “deserved higher” as a result of she had labored as a number for the conservative information community for 12 years, the Each day Mail reported. However in discussing this spin room problem on Newsmax, the fiancée of Trump Jr. apparently didn’t point out that she was fired from Fox Information for “inappropriate conduct,” as Rupert Murdoch himself stated.

Murdoch referred to Guilfoyle in an e-mail, despatched within the wake of the 2020 election, saying he “insisted” his community fireplace Guilfoyle “for inappropriate conduct.” The e-mail was launched as a part of the Dominion Voting Techniques’ lawsuit towards Fox Information.

The concept Murdoch needed Guilfoyle gone provides weight to a report within the New Yorker, revealed a month earlier than the 2020 election, which prompt that Guilfoyle needed to depart Fox Information due to sexual harassment allegations made by a former assistant. The report additionally described efforts by Guilfoyle to cowl up the allegations, citing well-informed sources who stated the community paid the previous assistant as much as $4 million to keep away from a trial.

Guilfoyle, a former San Francisco prosecutor and the ex-wife of California Gov. Gavin Newsom, denied the sexual harassment allegations to the New Yorker. Earlier than the New Yorker report, the favored clarification for Guilfoyle’s departure from Fox was that she needed to keep away from conflicts of curiosity posed by her new romance with Trump Jr.