The Republican presidential frontrunner tweeted on Saturday that he was “protesting” the paper, and then took credit for its removal from the debate on Twitter Sunday, saying that the paper exhibited “highly unethical behavior.” The relationship between them has been strained for months, with Trump calling the publisher a “lowlife” after he published an editorial accurately comparing Trump to villain Biff Tannen from the “Back to the Future” films.
I am pleased to announce that I had the Union Leader removed from the upcoming debate. https://t.co/DL8hDPzHoi— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) January 10, 2016
The Union Leader endorsed New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie for president last November. It has since, as newspapers are wont to do, been reporting on the ridiculous and grotesque things that tumble out of the gaping mouth-hole of Donald Trump.