Trump Defends Calling Clinton ’Shrill,’ Says Paul Is Too

Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump says he doesn’t reserve the word “shrill” for women.

  • “I know men that are shrill. It’s just an expression I thought of while I was speaking,” Trump says on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe”
  • “I would call Rand Paul shrill,” Trump says
  • Accuses Fox News of not reporting his lead in polls
  • “I have this thing called Twitter and Facebook. It’s like owning the New York Times without the losses,” Trump says
  • NOTE: Trump used word “shrill” to describe Democratic front- runner Hillary Clinton in South Carolina on Wednesday, according to Washington Post
  • NOTE: Trump took issue with Kentucky Senator Paul’s inclusion in Sept. 16 CNN debate (video)
  • RELATED: Fox Says It Canceled Trump Appearance Before ‘Boycott’ Tweet

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