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Piers Morgan is doubling down on his position that Donald Trump lost the 2020 election.
Morgan was responding to backlash from Trump fans after a tense interview with Trump aired.
Trump walked out of his interview with Morgan after calling the British host a "fool."
Piers Morgan doubled down on his position that former President Donald Trump lost the 2020 election, tweeting a matter-of-fact response to news that MAGA fans were calling him a "traitor."
Morgan re-tweeted an article published by media outlet Raw Story, titled "MAGA fans rage at 'TOTAL TRAITOR' Piers Morgan for telling Trump he's a loser." The article highlights how some Trump supporters railed at Morgan for not siding with Trump over the former president's voter fraud claims.
In response, Morgan tweeted on Wednesday evening: "He lost," accompanied by two laugh-crying emojis.
Trump was seen in a promotional clip storming out of the interview with Morgan and insisting that the cameras be turned off after what appeared to be a tense exchange where the former president called the British show host a "fool."
"I think I'm a very honest man … much more honest than you, actually," Trump told Morgan in the promotional clip.
Morgan is then heard in the video questioning Trump on the 2020 vote, calling it a "free and fair election" that Trump lost. In response, Trump says: "Only a fool would think that."
"You think I'm a fool?" Morgan said.
"I do now, yeah," Trump replied.
Morgan claimed the former president stormed off before the interview was over in a column for The Sun.
"Incensed Trump tried to end things by declaring 'That's it!' before I reminded him that we hadn't discussed his hole-in-one, which he then sat down again and did — briefly — before abruptly jumping to his feet, looking hateful, and barking at the shocked crew: 'TURN THE CAMERAS OFF!'" Morgan wrote. "Then he turned on his heels, and sloped angrily off through a side door, loudly muttering 'SO dishonest…'"
Trump's team has since released audio of the interview that it says refutes Morgan's claims that the former president abruptly ended the interview.
Trump's communications director Taylor Budowich told NBC News Morgan dragged what was intended to be a 20-minute interview out over more than an hour.
Morgan's 75-minute interview with Trump is now set to air on TalkTV, at 8 p.m. on April 25.
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