Trump to appear on 'Meet the Press' despite feud with Chuck Todd

Donald TrumpDonald John TrumpHarris bashes Kavanaugh's 'sham' nomination process, calls for his impeachment after sexual misconduct allegation Celebrating 'Hispanic Heritage Month' in the Age of Trump Let's not play Charlie Brown to Iran's Lucy MORE, who just last month said he wasn’t sure if he wanted to “help” the ratings of “Meet the Press,” is poised to appear on Sunday’s show.


The GOP presidential candidate will “speak one-on-one” with host Chuck ToddCharles (Chuck) David ToddBooker dismisses early surveys: 'If you're polling ahead right now, you should worry' O'Rourke's debate moment reignites gun debate on Sunday shows Liz Cheney says world is more stable, 'safer' under Trump MORE in an interview being taped on Saturday in Iowa, according to an NBC News press release. The sit-down will be Trump’s first in-person interview on a Sunday talk show since June 28. The White House hopeful called into four programs, including “Meet the Press,” last week.

In June, Trump told ITK he was unsure whether he would appear on the program, as a result of a long-running feud with Todd.

“I don’t know. I mean, I really don’t know,” Trump said. “I’d have to think about it.”

“I don’t know if I’d want to help his show by going on,” Trump added, before saying, “But I might, I might.”

The ongoing battle between Todd and Trump was reignited in January, when the NBC journalist said, months before the real estate mogul announced his 2016 bid, “Nobody’s going to mistake Donald Trump for a presidential candidate, I don’t think, other than Donald Trump.”

Trump lashed out at Todd on Twitter, writing at the time, “Word is that @NBCNews is firing sleepy eyes Chuck Todd in that his ratings on Meet the Press are setting record lows. He’s a real loser!”

Topics on the table for Todd’s interview with Trump, according to NBC, include the presidential field, the economy, immigration and foreign policy.