In a clip that aired last week before the full interview, Trump told Kelly, “I have great respect for you, that you were able to call me and say, ‘Let’s get together, and let’s talk.’ To me, I would not have done that.”
Here’s a look at what Kelly once described as the “bizarre” relationship between the two, from the beginning:
Aug. 6, 2015
Trump fired back on Twitter after the debate.
Aug. 7–9, 2015
“Blood Coming Out of Her Wherever”
Trump continued to criticize the Fox News host the day after the debate, telling CNN, “There was blood coming out of her eyes, blood coming out of her wherever.”
“I just don't respect her as a journalist,” he continued. “I have no respect for her. I don’t think she’s very good. I think she’s highly overrated.”
Nov. 4, 2015
While Kelly insisted she wouldn’t engage in a feud with Trump, she was quick to respond on social media after a series of attacks from the Republican front-runner.
Jan. 28, 2016
Trump Skips Fox News Debate
Shortly after that, Trump took to Twitter to call Kelly a “lightweight reporter.”
Trump argued that he wouldn't be treated fairly at the debate.
Feb. 5, 2016
Kelly Addresses Tiff With Trump
Kelly called the spat she and her network had with Trump “bizarre” but added that she hoped he would be at the next debate.
“It was bizarre because I became the story. He was so very focused on me that I became the story, and, you know, you never want to be the story when you’re a news person,” Kelly told ABC News.
She added, “I stand by every question I asked him, and he was not the only one who had tough questions. He was the only one, however, who complained.”
March 3, 2016
GOP Debate in Detroit
As the hopefuls offered their final pitches to the people of Michigan before the state’s primary, they welcomed Trump back to the stage and Kelly as a moderator.
“Mr. Trump, hi. How are you doing?" Kelly asked.
“Hello. Nice to be with you, Megyn,” Trump replied. “You’re looking well. You’re looking well.”
April 13, 2016
Trump and Kelly cleared the air during an hourlong meeting in Trump’s office in Trump Tower in New York, putting an end to the public tension between them.
That meeting evidently paved the way for the interview airing tonight.