GRETA VAN SUSTEREN, FOX NEWS HOST: Right now, Donald Trump is here, and there is blood on the floor. Donald Trump is headlining a brutal verbal boxing match, and Governor Mitt Romney is betting on the Donald. Trump is at the center of a new fight in the presidential race. Here is Donald Trump.
VAN SUSTEREN: Donald, nice to talk to you.
DONALD TRUMP, TRUMP ORGANIZATION (Via Telephone): Hello, Greta.
VAN SUSTEREN: I have a lot of things I want to talk to you about, including one that’s apparently electrifying everybody, but I’ll get to that one in a second.
But first I want to talk about tonight’s event with Governor Mitt Romney. It’s in Vegas, this fund-raiser. Why Vegas? Any particular reason?
TRUMP: Well, I think it really represents something. If you remember, when Obama came out very, very negative to Nevada and to Las Vegas, and it was a terrible thing and it really had a huge impact and a negative impact, Don’t go to Las Vegas, and it was a disaster.
And I don’t know why in particular this location was chosen. It wasn’t chosen by me, but it does represent lots of jobs, a big industry, the tourism industry, and I think it’s probably a very appropriate place. We have a very, very successful evening, and it’s really something I think that’s going to be very special.
VAN SUSTEREN: Well, I note that Vegas has been particularly hurt by the downturn in the job market. Or in fact, Las Vegas last in March had a 12.4 percent unemployment rate, which is above the national average, and there’s no secret that Vegas has — that Nevada in particular has been hit hard. So I wondered if that was the particular theme, but apparently not.