Megyn Kelly says she fell asleep throughout Trump announcement

Conservative pundit Megyn Kelly says she was unimpressed with former President Trump’s speech asserting he’ll run for president once more in 2024.

“He form of did disappoint a little bit final night time, to not be too exhausting on him,” Kelly stated Wednesday on her podcast. “I do know he was attempting to do presidential and he was attempting to not screw something up for Herschel Walker however he did appear a little bit low vitality, I used to be barely bored.”

Kelly took it a step additional, saying, “I’m not going to lie, I did go to sleep earlier than the tip of the hour.”

“Now, I’m getting outdated and my children wake me up early, however I did go to sleep,” she stated. “And that’s simply unprecedented for a Trump rally.”

Trump’s announcement got here only a week after the midterm elections and has sparked debate inside Republican circles concerning the previous president and if he’s the only option for the occasion’s nomination in 2024.

Kelly and Trump have a well-documented rocky historical past.

In 2015, when she was a number one anchor on the Fox Information Channel and Trump was a candidate for the Republican nomination for president that 12 months, Kelly pressed Trump throughout a major debate about disparaging feedback he had made about ladies.

Trump dismissed her query that night time and appeared to recommend throughout a subsequent interview Kelly had been overly aggressive with him due to her menstrual cycle.

“She will get out and begins asking me all types of ridiculous questions,” Trump stated to CNN’s Don Lemon. “You can see there was blood popping out of her eyes, blood popping out of her wherever.”

Since leaving the mainstream media, Kelly has used her podcast to supply ideas on politics and tradition and has hosted plenty of conservative thought leaders on her present in latest months.

Her feedback on Trump’s speech got here as plenty of conservative media heavyweights appear to be shifting away from the previous president and trying to different high Republicans, like Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis, as a substitute in 2024.