Fox News host Chris WallaceChristopher (Chris) WallaceAfter fractious Democratic debate, Perez tries to draw contrast to Trump Kudlow hits Democratic candidates’ economic policies: ‘I don’t understand what planet they’re describing’ Bullock: Missing first debate not a ‘blow to my campaign’ MORE challenged President TrumpDonald John TrumpOcasio-Cortez knocks Trump for bringing Ivanka to G20 summit Klobuchar on Trump’s North Korea visit: Diplomacy is not like ‘bringing a hot dish over the fence to the dictator next door’ After fractious Democratic debate, Perez tries to draw contrast to Trump MORE’s senior economic adviser Larry KudlowLawrence (Larry) Alan KudlowMORE on Sunday over the White House official’s optimistic view of the economy and accused Kudlow of launching into a “campaign speech.”

Kudlow was responding to a request from Wallace to react to Sen. Elizabeth WarrenElizabeth Ann WarrenKudlow hits Democratic candidates’ economic policies: ‘I don’t understand what planet they’re describing’ Democratic debates didn’t knock out frontrunners — but Kamala Harris got a big boost Repeat of border aid battle expected with Homeland Security bill MORE’s (D-Mass.) and other 2020 Democratic presidential hopefuls’ recent criticism of Trump’s economic policies. 

Kudlow said he didn’t understand “what planet they’re describing” after Wallace aired a clip of Warren denouncing policies that she said benefit the wealthy and not the middle class or lower class.

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The Trump administration official boasted about the unemployment rate and recent stock market growth before Wallace pushed back, saying, “Let me interrupt your campaign speech.”

“It’s not a campaign speech,” Kudlow retorted. “I’m citing facts and figures, my friend.”

Wallace then pointed to income inequality in America, playing a clip of Sen. Bernie SandersBernie SandersKudlow hits Democratic candidates’ economic policies: ‘I don’t understand what planet they’re describing’ Sanders hits Trump on North Korea visit: ‘We need real diplomacy’ Democratic debates didn’t knock out frontrunners — but Kamala Harris got a big boost MORE (I-Vt.) speaking on the wealth gap during last week’s Democratic debate.

“All I’m saying is this: I don’t think there’s any question, you would agree, and there are … there is clearly a stark income inequality in this country,” Wallace added.

He then challenged Kudlow to give a 30-second answer on how Trump would reduce the wealth gap between the rich and the poor in the U.S..

“I would simply say this: The economy is strong. The narrative I’m hearing from the other side, it just ain’t so,” Kudlow told Wallace.

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