Issues obtained extremely heated — and loud! — on ‘The View’s’ 5000th episode, when Donald Trump Jr. and Kimberly Guilfoyle stopped by. The women of The View simply hosted a Stephen King movie-themed Halloween particular, and but, that wasn’t the spookiest factor they’ve needed to cope with up to now seven days. The co-hosts welcomed (form of) Donald Trump Jr., 41, and girlfriend Kimberly Guilfoyle, 50, to the roundtable on the November 7 episode, the place they ventured into considerably hostile territory: a program the place he and his household, particularly his father, President Donald Trump, is routinely scrutinized. Donald Jr. was on the present, which occurred to be The View‘s 5000th episode, to advertise his e-book. He’s now the proud creator of Triggered: How The Left Thrives On Hate And Needs To Silence Us, and if that title didn’t spell it out clearly sufficient, he defined his message to the more and more unamused co-hosts via varied traces of questioning. Although they invited him and his girlfriend of practically two years to the set, the co-hosts didn’t maintain again when it got here to expressing their very legitimate opinions concerning the first son and the Trump machine. Abby Huntsman obtained the dialogue began by asking the couple, about releasing the identify of the whistle blower wrapped up within the dialog over impeachment. Abby instantly dug into Donald Jr.’s choice to retweet The Drudge Report‘s article that launched the whistle blower’s identify. “To intimidate somebody like that,” Abby stated in her impassioned speaking level, “that’s one thing dictators do.” Donald Jr., after all had a special perspective, feeling it was his responsibility “as a non-public citizen” to make the identify identified to the general public. When it got here to the outrage over his choice to share the identify, amongst previous indiscretions he and his father have been known as out for, Donald Jr. shared, “I want the outrage could be equal,” regarding the scrutiny he feels “the left” has positioned on his father’s presidency. What hasn’t been equal, within the eyes of Meghan McCain, has been the demonstration — or lack — of character from the present occupant of the White Home. Meghan was noticeably composed, as she directed her inquiries to Donald Jr., whose father had beforehand insulted her late father, Senator John McCain. “You’ve put lots of people via numerous ache…does all this make you are feeling good?” As an alternative of straight answering the query, Donald Jr. identified how his father, “is below assault on a regular basis.” He additionally straight spoke to Meghan about his father’s “counter-punching” perspective, saying, “As a conservative I’d hope you [Meghan] would recognize that conservatives haven’t been identified for preventing again for a really very long time.” “You and your loved ones have damage lots of people…” @MeghanMcCain says. “Does all of this make you are feeling good?” Trump Jr.: “I don't suppose any of that makes me really feel good, however I do suppose that we obtained into this as a result of we needed to do what's proper for America.” https://t.co/9coDczjMxa pic.twitter.com/hbbHQv24jV — The View (@TheView) November 7, 2019 When it got here to character and the general public discourse, Whoopi Goldberg echoed Meghan’s factors. However when Donald Jr. introduced up Whoopi’s personal previous indiscretion — providing a protection of embattled Hollywood director and accused youngster rapist, Roman Polanski, up to now — Whoopi was something however impressed and shifted the dialog again. “Are you questioning my character?” Whoopi posed to the enterprise man and creator. “You’re questioning my father’s character,” Donald Jr. answered. Your entire interview adopted with extra forwards and backwards and the hosts and friends speaking over each other. The dialog ended with Abby asking who Donald Jr. hopes runs towards his father in 2020, to which he replied, “It doesn’t matter that a lot to me.” .@HuntsmanAbby: “Who do you hope runs towards your dad?” Donald Trump, Jr. on @TheView: “It doesn't matter that a lot to me … I do spend numerous time in center America, I spend numerous time there and truthfully, individuals are blissful.” https://t.co/gaK4yIkueb pic.twitter.com/KuTeFldtsW — ABC Information Politics (@ABCPolitics) November 7, 2019 Final week, Trump and Guilfoyle debuted their Halloween costumes on Instagram. They opted for a pair’s costume, channeling his father’s favourite cry of shock: “witch hunt!” They took a literal route, with Trump dressing in his fatigues and carrying a rifle (he’s an avid massive sport hunter), whereas she donned a witchy costume and pointed hat. The president has lengthy stated that he’s the sufferer of the “best witch hunt” in historical past after being the goal of the Mueller probe, and now an impeachment inquiry.