RNC Chairman Reince Priebus stated that CNBC won’t moderate another Republican debate after its “crap sandwich,” and that all future debates will be “re-evaluated” on Thursday’s “Hannity” on the Fox News Channel.
Priebus said, “I just can’t tell you how pissed off I am. … [I]t was insanity, just sitting there seething through this thing. I mean, other than thinking about hitting the circuit breaker in the auditorium, it crossed my mind. These are people who put on a pretty decent show in the morning on CNBC. They did a debate four years ago that was a decent debate. Obviously, we had assurances that it was going to be straight up finance, which is what they do every day. And what was delivered was just nothing but a crap sandwich.”
He also praised all the candidates for not taking the moderators’ bait, and praised the “Cruz missile” of Texas Senator Ted Cruz criticizing the moderators.
Priebus added, “I guarantee you, we’re going to make sure that CNBC isn’t hosting and moderating another debate with our candidates. There’s no doubt that MSNBC is not obviously hosting any RNC, or candidate forums, or debates. But you’re 100% right, here’s what I will tell everyone, everything’s going to be re-evaluated and reset. Every debate on the calendar is going to be re-evaluated, reset, look at the format, the moderators, everything. The candidates are going to — we’re going to have meetings with all the candidates. We’re going to make sure that we can do everything possible to make sure that last night doesn’t happen again.”
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