BREAKING: It’s Official, Donald Trump ‘Definitely’ Announces His Plans for Thursday’s GOP Debate

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The Donald Trump for president campaign announced on Tuesday that the bombastic billionaire and reality TV star will not participate in Thursday’s GOP debate.

“He’s definitely not participating in the FOX News debate,” Corey Lewandowski, the Trump campaign manager told the leftist Washington Post. “His word is his bond,” he said, leaving out the possibility that Trump could possibly change his mind.

Trump has been on a vendetta against FOX News star Megyn Kelly, one of the moderators of the Thursday debate, lobbying the network to remove her because Trump perceives her as having a personal bias against him.

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Trump has been on a the attack against the FOX News host, saying that no one had heard of Kelly before he came along and that the network will have no ratings without his participation in the debate.

Trump placed an online poll on Twitter Tuesday asking his followers if he should participate in the upcoming debate. As of 8:00 PM ET, 52 percent said that he should appear and 48 percent said that he should not participate.

Thursday’s GOP debate is the final one before the Iowa Caucus on Monday, February 1. The “Amazing” Mr. Trump’s unwillingness to participate in the debate sparked some interesting responses on Twitter:

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Matthew K. Burke
Matthew K. Burke
A former Washington State U.S. Congressional candidate in 2010, Matthew attended the nation’s first modern day Tea Party in 2009 in Seattle, Washington. He also began writing and blogging that year. Matthew became a Certified Financial Planner in 1995 and was a Financial Advisor for 24 years in his previous life. Matthew was one of the three main writers leading a conservative news site to be one of the top 15 conservative news sites in the U.S. in a matter of months. He brings to PolitiStick a vast amount of knowledge about economics as well as a passion and commitment to the vision that our Founding Fathers had for our Republic.
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