And if that was the goal of the segment seen Sunday night on NBC, then mission accomplished, Megyn.
SUNDAY NIGHT WITH MEGYN KELLY (0.5/3 in 18-49, 0.7 in 25-54, 3.5 million viewers overall from 7-8 p.m. ET) delivered bigger audiences than CBS' "60 Minutes" encore in adults 18-49 (666,000 viewers vs. 618,000, +8%) and adults 25-54 (888,000 vs. 864,000, +3%).
Jones said at one point that he was playing "devil's advocate" in denying the mass shooting.
"Ninety-five percent of what we cover is looking at a news article and then, you know, discussing it", Jones said to her at one point.
Kelly drew 6.2 million viewers to her interview of Vladimir Putin during her show's June 4 debut.
When Jones tried to change the subject to foreign wars, Kelly interrupted him: "That's a dodge".
During the interview, Jones never gave a direct answer when the 46-year-old TV journalist pressed him to admit he was wrong in his claim about the shootings.
Connecticut's NBCaffiliate did not air Sunday's report and lawyers representing 12 people who lost loved ones at Sandy Hook urged NBC News officials not to air the interview. There were still many on both sides of the aisle who refused to watch the interview or saw the interview itself as reckless, but others praised Kelly for exposing Jones to the world.
Prior to the interview, Kelly released a statement on Twitter June 13 explaining the importance of airing her conversation with Jones.
Kelly, now with NBC, told A.P. she respected Sandy Hook Promise's decision to drop her from a Wednesday event in Washington, but was disappointed.
Of course, what Kelly was clearly demonstrating was that there is no vetting process.
Instead, the public got wind of Kelly's intention to interview this guy and figured she would be granting him an opportunity to issues his outrageous opinions unchallenged.
"I think my influence on Trump is way, way lower than what MSM (mainstream media) has said", he commented, saying he and the president were "friendly", but not friends. But even a masterclass in dress-down interviews wouldn't undo the damage already done by NBC News and Kelly.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) The publicity and uproar in the days before Sunday's broadcast of Megyn Kelly's interview with conspiracy theorist Alex Jones didn't translate into ratings.
With President Trump's instructions, Vice President Mike Pence has hired Richard Cullen, his own lawyer to represent the U.S. A day earlier, Trump had questioned why his general election rival Hillary Clinton was not being investigated.
It's baffling that Apple approved apps like this in the first place - perhaps it's a side effect of faster app review times. At WWDC, Apple reported that they've paid out $70 billion to developers, with 30% of that ($21 billion!) in the past year .
With the par for the day being reduced to 69, she was five-under 64 for the round and Aditi had a 66, which was three-under. Lydia Ko of New Zealand hits her tee shot on the third hole during the final round of the Kingsmill Championship.
All three members of the House whose names were reported by The Daily Caller are members of the conservative House Freedom Caucus. Sue Hodgkinson said she felt "horrible", saying, "I had no idea this was going to happen and I don't know what to say about it".
But unlike those two, Sphero's Spider-Man toy focuses more on interacting with kids through actually speaking to them. He's only listening when the spider on his chest lights up, and conversations are never retained or shared.
He opened the season as Shea Weber's partner on the top defense pairing, but quickly found himself lower on the depth chart. Beaulieu immediately improves the Sabres' blue line under new coach Phil Housley, a Hall of Fame defenseman.
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Spicer had said that Ruddy was at the White House Monday to meet with White House aides, but did not speak with the president. Mueller, "he has no intention to do so", the White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders told reporters late Tuesday.
For its part, Saudi Arabia went all in behind the Egyptian military, which ousted Morsi just over a year after he was elected. Now, after a visit last month by President Trump to Riyadh, the Saudi Arabian capital, they have done worse.
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Court records reviewed and obtained by NBC News show that Hodgkinson was charged in 2006 with assaulting his girlfriend. According to police reports, Hodgkinson has twice been involved in gun-related matters involving law enforcement.
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