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Posted: October 19, 2016

Is Trump TV coming soon to a screen near you?

Donald Trump - Five Things You Didn't Know


            Is Trump TV coming soon to a screen near you?
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks at a campaign rally, Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2016, in Colorado Springs, Colo. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

By Melissa Gotleib

Is Donald Trump going to launch his own cable TV network? He may be on his way.

Jared Kushner, Trump’s son-in-law, has reportedly talked to the founder of LionTree, Aryeh Bourkoff, about starting the network if the Republican nominee loses the presidential election next month, according to the Financial Times.

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Rumors have floated around for weeks that Trump would start a media company with Roger Ailes if he lost. However, Trump said in September that wasn’t true and told The Washington Post, “I want to win the presidency, and I want to make America great again. It’s very simple. I have no interest in a media company. False rumor.”

Politico's Mike Allen tweeted Monday that a source close to Bourkoff said "he never followed up" with the Trumps about the network and that Bourkoff has "no interest in being in business w/ Trump."

>> See the tweet here

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