Super Bowl scuffle: Trump claims Bloomberg wants a box to stand on for debates — Bloomberg says he’s lying
That’s President Trump focusing on Michael Bloomberg’s height in an interview with pal Sean Hannity that Fox News aired on Sunday ahead of the Super Bowl.
Bloomberg’s height — he’s apparently listed at 5’8” — quickly became a trending topic across the internet.
Bloomberg’s campaign issued a statement cited by NBC News saying there’s no truth to Trump’s “box” tale.
“The president is lying,” the Bloomberg spokesperson said. “He is a pathological liar who lies about everything: his fake hair, his obesity, and his spray-on tan.”
And here’s a tweet from one of Bloomberg’s advisers:
Bloomberg himself responded after the clip was aired, saying “I stand twice as tall as he does on the stage that matters.”
Watch the clip from Fox & Friends: