Trump blasts Rolling Stone over 'disgusting' editing
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Presidential contender Donald TrumpDonald John TrumpThis week: House kicks off public phase of impeachment inquiry Impeachment week: Trump probe hits crucial point Judd Gregg: The big, big and bigger problem MORE is going after Rolling Stone in the latest of a series of attacks against the media, saying the magazine’s editors added “a lot of garish stuff” to his controversial interview.


Trump said on Thursday that the author of the interview called to apologize for the way it was edited.

“The writer actually called me and said, ‘I’m so upset, I wrote this great story and [publisher] Jann Wenner screwed it up’ — he told me that,” Trump said on CNN’s “New Day.” “They added a lot of stuff, a lot of garish stuff, that I think is disgusting.”

Trump conceded the piece had moments of “beauty” and “greatness,” noting that the “photographer was good.”

The GOP primary front-runner has drawn criticism for comments he made about former Hewlett Packard CEO Carly Fiorina in the Rolling Stone interview.

“Look at that face!” Trump said of Fiorina in the interview. “Would anyone vote for that? Can you imagine that, the face of our next president?!”

Trump later clarified the remark, saying he was talking about Fiorina’s “persona.”

Fiorina told Fox News’s Megyn Kelly that she’s “not going to spend a single cycle wondering what Donald Trump means.”

Trump has previously been criticized for comments about women that have been perceived as misogynistic.