“Staff should not be answering questions to ANY MEDIA,” the notice reminded workers. The campaign team of Larry Elder, a Republican presidential candidate who didn’t qualify for the debate stage, was also barred from the spin room, according to the document. [firefly_poll] Fox security also identified a faux “all access” badge supposedly used by Vivek Ramaswamy’s campaign. Donald Trump Jr. also indicated that he had been banned from the spin room — in spite of supposed previous assertions to the contrary — in a video following the contest.
‼️This was on the security table near the metal detectors at the entrance to the debate spin room.Jason Miller, Justin Caparole and Danny Tiso — all three Trump staffers — are specifically listed as being barred from the debate. More on our live blog: https://t.co/51xgn19YEF pic.twitter.com/V88DdJDRY9 — Dasha Burns (@DashaBurns) August 23, 2023
Trump Jr. said he attended the Milwaukee debate as a surrogate of his father. Donald Trump opted against participating in the event. Miller went on to slam Fox News in a statement for barring him from the spin room. Miller mentioned in his remarks that he did attend the Milwaukee event. “It’s tacky, it’s petty, and it explains why their ratings are in the toilet.”
Fox News security blocks Donald Trump Jr. from going into the spin room at the Milwaukee debate.“It shouldn’t surprise us and it’s also why Trump was 100% right not to go to this debate,” he says. pic.twitter.com/6oZW0JP0xw — Gregory Korte (@gregorykorte) August 24, 2023
Trump appeared in a pre-recorded interview with Tucker Carlson on X, the social media platform previously known as Twitter. That interview was aired at the same time as the GOP debate covered by Fox. This article appeared originally on The Western Journal.
Miller response: pic.twitter.com/meplUbyl6F— Dasha Burns (@DashaBurns) August 24, 2023