Kristen Welker made her debut as the new host of ‘Meet the Press’ over the weekend, and she wasted no time in getting a major admission out of former President Donald Trump. In her first show, Welker interviewed Trump about his refusal to accept the election results, and she got him to admit that he needed votes to win the 2020 election.
During the interview, Welker reminded Trump that he had repeatedly said he only needed a few thousand votes in each state to secure victory. She also mentioned his efforts to pressure Secretaries of State to “find” votes. Trump acknowledged that these statements were true, confirming that he did indeed need additional votes to win.
Welker then asked him directly if he was admitting that he didn’t win the election. Trump became defensive and claimed that the election was rigged, refusing to acknowledge defeat. Despite this, Welker’s line of questioning and Trump’s initial admission were quite significant.
In addition to this revealing exchange, Welker also asked Trump about the indictments he is facing and the possibility of going to prison. Trump dismissed the idea, stating that he doesn’t even think about it.
Welker and NBC have faced criticism for giving Trump a platform and interviewing him at all. However, it is important to remember that Trump is still a significant figure in politics and news. As the potential Republican nominee, his words and actions continue to be newsworthy.
Overall, Welker’s debut on ‘Meet the Press’ was notable for her ability to elicit important revelations from Trump. It will be interesting to see how she continues to navigate interviews and discussions with influential figures in the future.