Trump Said This of Candidates Who Skipped Debates By Chris Allen - January 27, 2016 678shares Share Tweet Plus Pin Link Link Digg Print Email In the 2012 election cycle, Trump criticized candidates who decided not to come to the debates. He alluded that they were cowards, and said he didn’t think Republicans were cowards. Trump also seemed to have a lot of respect for Megyn Kelly. As with a lot of things Trumpian, he seems to have changed his mind…quite a bit! 678shares Share Tweet Plus Comments Pin Link Link Digg Print Email Join the conversation! We have no tolerance for comments containing violence, racism, vulgarity, profanity, all caps, or discourteous behavior. Thank you for partnering with us to maintain a courteous and useful public environment where we can engage in reasonable discourse.