Yang to MSNBC: Apologize 'on-air' for lack of speaking time during debate

2020 Democratic hopeful Andrew YangAndrew YangEvelyn Yang shares that she was sexually assaulted by doctor Buttigieg campaign reaches agreement with staff union Panel: Is Andrew Yang playing to win with Dave Chappelle endorsement and Iowa bus tour? MORE tweeted Saturday that he refuses to appear on MSNBC until the network apologizes "on-air" for the entrepreneur's lack of speaking time during this week's Democratic primary debate in Atlanta.

"Was asked to appear on @msnbc this weekend - and told them that I’d be happy to after they apologize on-air, discuss and include our campaign consistent with our polling, and allow surrogates from our campaign as they do other candidates,'" Yang tweeted.

"They think we need them. We don’t," he added.


Wednesday's debate was co-moderated by MSNBC and The Washington Post.

According to The New York Times, Yang spoke for six minutes and 48 seconds, the least of any candidate on the stage.

By comparison, Sen. Elizabeth WarrenElizabeth Ann WarrenEx-Obama official on Sanders-Warren feud: 'I don't think it played out well for either of them' Former Vermont Governor: Sanders 'will play dirty' Hill.TV's Krystal Ball rips Warren over feud with Sanders MORE (D-Mass.), former Vice President Joe BidenJoe BidenLev Parnas implicates Rick Perry, says Giuliani had him pressure Ukraine to announce Biden probe Ex-Obama official on Sanders-Warren feud: 'I don't think it played out well for either of them' Parnas says he doesn't think that Joe Biden did anything wrong regarding Ukraine MORE and South Bend, Ind. Mayor Pete ButtigiegPeter (Pete) Paul ButtigiegFormer insurance executive: 'Medicare for all' would eliminate jobs that are 'not needed' Buttigieg says he's proud to be a part of US system amid UK royal family drama Buttigieg asked about 'Mayo Pete' memes by New York Times ed board MORE all spoke for more than 12 minutes.

Yang's latest tweet comes after he initially knocked the network on Thursday with the phrase "#MSNBCFearsYang."

MSNBC didn't immediately respond to The Hill's request for comment.