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After avoiding Sunday shows, Romney to appear on Fox News Sunday

Alex Pappas Political Reporter

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney will finally make his first Sunday morning news show appearance of the 2012 election cycle on Fox News Sunday this weekend, the network announced Tuesday.

Last week, The Daily Caller reported that Romney had not been on a Sunday morning political talk show since March 7, 2010, when he appeared on Fox News Sunday. He announced he was running for president on June 2. (RELATED: Romney says thanks, but no thanks, to Trump debate)

The interview with moderator Chris Wallace will be pre-taped in Charleston, S.C., on Saturday.

Sources at several of the Sunday shows told TheDC that they try to book Romney every week but his campaign always resists; the typical excuse from Romney’s campaign is that he’s traveling or just unavailable.

“They continue to reach out to him,” a producer at one of the networks said, “and he continues to decline.”

Romney’s media strategy made news during the last week when he sat down for an evening Fox News interview with Bret Baier and appeared visibly perturbed by the host’s questions.

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