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In a recent interview with radio host Hugh Hewitt, former President Trump expressed his enthusiasm for a potential debate with Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex. The idea of a hypothetical head-to-head exchange between the former actress, formerly known as Meghan Markle, and the 45th president was raised during the interview.

When asked if he would be willing to sit down with Meghan and her husband, Prince Harry, for what could be a highly-watched event, Trump responded positively, saying, “If you want to set it up, let’s set it up. I’d love to debate her.

Trump went on to express his strong disagreements with Meghan and Harry’s actions, particularly citing what he viewed as “great disrespect” shown towards the late Queen Elizabeth II. He criticized their statements and behavior, and also voiced his displeasure with the couple receiving U.S. security when they relocated to California after stepping down as full-time working members of the royal family in 2020.

Notably, before joining the British royal family, Meghan had publicly criticized Trump during the 2016 presidential race, referring to him as “divisive” and “misogynistic.” In response, Trump had characterized her comments as “nasty.

When Hewitt suggested that Meghan and Harry might not hold a favorable view of Trump, the former president responded, “Well, I don’t know that they don’t like me. I think it’s not a good situation going on with the two of them, but I didn’t know that they don’t like me.

Trump hinted that the possibility of such a debate had been mentioned by others as well, though no formal plans have been announced. Representatives for Meghan and Harry have not yet provided a response to the interview.

Queen Elizabeth II, who was the longest-serving British monarch, passed away last year at the age of 96. In a previous interview shortly after her death, Meghan had praised the late queen as the “most shining example” of female leadership.

In his recent memoir, “Spare,” Prince Harry revealed that during his grandmother’s first meeting with Meghan, one of the topics of conversation was Meghan’s opinion of then-presidential candidate Trump. Meghan, however, deflected the political discussion, considering it a no-win game, and changed the subject to Canada.”