Donald Trump, Megyn Kelly

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Donald Trump isn't sorry for his "blood" comment about Megyn Kelly. Period.

The Republican presidential candidate recently sparked controversy by saying in a CNN interview that the Fox News host had "blood coming out of her wherever" while grilling him about past insulting remarks about women during the GOP debate. He later clarified his remarks, signaling that no, he was not talking about menstruation. His comment had cost him a speaking engagement at a conservative event.

On NBC's Meet the Press on Sunday, Trump spoke about the comment and the backlash with host Chuck Todd.

"There's nothing to apologize (for)," Trump said. "I thought she asked a very, very unfair question."

"What I said was totally appropriate," he added. "There was nothing wrong. Only a deviant, and I literally mean that, only a deviant would think anything other than that. What I said was totally fine."

Kelly has not commented about Trump's remarks.

"I apologize when I'm wrong," he added. "But I haven't been wrong. I mean, I said nothing wrong." 

During the debate, Kelly had asked Trump to talk about how he's referred to women throughout his campaign, recalling how he had said certain people were "dogs, slobs and disgusting animals."

"Only Rosie O'Donnell!" he replied.

The comedienne and actress later responded to Trump's comment on Twitter.

Trump told Todd that he had made his "blood" remark about Kelly to refer to her angry demeanor towards him.

"And all I said is, 'There was blood—' essentially, 'there was blood pouring out of her eyes and there was blood—' and then I said, you know what, I want to get onto the next sentence, because frankly I don't have to talk about the blood coming out of her ears and her nose. Which is a very common statement," he said.

"Well, then all of a sudden, the next day, I wake up and I hear that, you know, somebody took it as something else," he added. "Only a deviant would think that, Chuck. I didn't even think that. Who would think it? Hey, I went to the Wharton School of Finance, the toughest place to get into. I was a great student. I don't talk that way."

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