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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.

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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.”

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

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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.

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

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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WATCH: Native American protesters ‘reclaimed the road’ to Donald Trump’s speech at Mount Rushmore

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Police in camouflage fatigues and riot gear faced off against protesters in South Dakota on Friday evening.

"More than 100 protesters gathered on a highway leading to Mount Rushmore on Friday ahead of President Donald Trump’s speech at the monument," Indian Country Today reports. "Native women in ribbon skirts created a line across the highway, behind them members of NDN Collective, a nonprofit Native advocacy organization, parked white vans across the road."

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‘Trump surrenders to the virus’: White House ripped for new ‘learn to live with it’ message on COVID-19

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President Donald Trump's administration was harshly criticized on Friday after a new report from NBC News.

"After several months of mixed messages on the coronavirus pandemic, the White House is settling on a new one: Learn to live with it," reported Carol Lee, Kristen Welker and Monica Alba.

"Administration officials are planning to intensify what they hope is a sharper, and less conflicting, message of the pandemic next week, according to senior administration officials, after struggling to offer clear directives amid a crippling surge in cases across the country. On Thursday, the United States reported more than 55,000 new cases of coronavirus and infection rates were hitting new records in multiple states," NBC News reported.

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Will Michael Cohen be sent back to prison after being photographed at fancy NYC restaurant?

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Former Donald Trump attorney Michael Cohen, who is currently furloughed from his prison sentence due to the COVID-19 pandemic, was reportedly photographed at a fancy restaurant in Manhattan.

"Michael Cohen could soon be back to chowing down in a prison cafeteria," the NY Post reported Friday. "The recently sprung jailbird was caught by The Post dining out on Manhattan’s Upper East Side — and the meal may cost him his freedom, legal experts said Friday."

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