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‘The truth should be free!’: Trump supporters want their Trump TV — they just don’t want to pay for it

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Donald Trump has revved up his war on the media in recent weeks, suggesting that biased coverage of his campaign is rigging the election in favor of Hillary Clinton.

With that, some have floated the idea that upon the Trump campaign’s imminent failure in two weeks, he may launch his own media company: Trump TV. But most of his supporters are unwilling to pay for the program, BuzzFeed News finds.

As the 2016 Election cycle comes to a prompt end, many are wondering what’s in store for Republican nominee Donald Trump if he loses come November 8.

It’s hard to tell what will come next for the real estate mogul, whose failed campaign has significantly damaged his brand.

Recent polls put Trump far behind his Democratic counterpart Hillary Clinton. Clinton already leads in the electoral count with 307 votes followed by Trump’s 174 and RealClearPolitics reporter Caitlin Huey-Burns said that at this point, Trump winning “would take a comeback of historic proportions.”

Journalists covering the campaign have reported how Trump’s dangerous rhetoric about the media has prompted supporters to create an unsafe environment for press at his rallies.

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For instance, during a campaign event in West Palm Beach, Florida on October 13, supporters stood near the press pen and angrily shouted things like “we’re mad at you.”

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When it comes to Trump TV, the GOP nominee’s supporters are all for it. However, they think it should be free.

BuzzFeed News reporters spoke with various Trump supporters during his campaign stops in four Florida cities, St. Augustine, Tampa, Sanford, and Tallahassee to hear from them about their thoughts on the mainstream media and Trump TV.

A businessman from Ridge Manor named Don Griffin said, “He’s got the money and connections to do it. Oh, man I’d watch it in a heartbeat, I sure would. And I’d love it.” There was a catch, though.

Griffin added, “I probably wouldn’t pay for it.”

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BuzzFeed News spoke with 41 people over the course of two days, and only eight respondents said they would pay for a Trump entertainment package.

Those who suggested otherwise offered reasons such as, “It should be free. The truth should be free and I shouldn’t have to pay just to get a non-biased opinion.”

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E. Jean Carroll’s rape allegations against Trump exposed a depressing fact about the American public — according to this conservative

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This week, former advice columnist E. Jean Carroll published explosive allegations that President Donald Trump had raped her in a department store in the 1990s. In response, the President tweeted that she was "not his type" and that he'd never met her.

As the Democratic debates begin, media commenters wondered why a credible accusation of rape against a sitting President is not enough to permanently sink his chances at re-election, with some blaming the media for moving on too fast.

Writing in the conservative publication The Bulwark, Jonathan V. Last notes that the media did its job. And that it's the US public that lacks the moral compass to ditch the president, despite multiple allegations of sexual assault.

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Trump lashes out at US women’s soccer player for refusing to visit the White House

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President Donald Trump lashed out at a U.S. women's national soccer team who has publicly criticized him.

Team co-captain Megan Rapinoe, who joined former NFL player Colin Kaepernick's kneeling protest during the National Anthem, strongly denied that she would accept the president's invitation to visit the White House if her squad wins the Women’s World Cup now underway.

“I’m not going to the f*cking White House,” Rapinoe told Eight by Eight Magazine, saying she doubted Trump would risk inviting them. “We’re not gonna be invited. I doubt it.”

Trump has canceled visits by other championship teams, such as this year’s Philadelphia Eagles, after most of the players vowed to decline the invitation.

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Damning new details emerge on letter Trump drafted that explicitly linked Comey’s firing to Russia probe

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The latest report from journalist Murray Waas in the New York Review of Books offers damning new details about a letter that President Donald Trump drafted that explicitly linked the firing of former FBI Director James Comey to the investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election.

Waas, who claims that he has personally examined the draft, reports that the original draft of Trump's letter justifying Comey's dismissal made it plain that he was displeased with the FBI for investigating whether the Trump campaign helped Russia interfere in the election.

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