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Wed Oct 19, 2016, 10:22 PM

While You Were Watching The Debate, Trump Just Launched Trump TV

While You Were Watching The Debate, Trump Just Launched Trump TV

“If you’re tired of biased, mainstream media reporting (otherwise known as Crooked Hillary’s super PAC), tune into my Facebook Live broadcast.”

posted on Oct. 19, 2016, at 9:47 p.m.

https://www.buzzfeed.com/charliewarzel/while-you-were-watching-the-debate-trump-just-launched-trump?

In the minutes before the third and final Presidential debate, Donald Trump went live on Facebook in what may have been the inaugural broadcast of a forthcoming Trump News Network.

A little after 8:30 P.M., Trump’s official Facebook page posted the link to the live video, offering up an alternative to the mainstream broadcast. The message: “If you’re tired of biased, mainstream media reporting (otherwise known as Crooked Hillary’s super PAC), tune into my Facebook Live broadcast. Starts at 8:30 EST/5:30 PST — you won’t want to miss it. Enjoy!”

The broadcast quickly ballooned to around 200,000 concurrent viewers but quickly fell off to around 120,000. As of the middle of the debate, the feed was holding steady at around 170,000, trailing only the ABC News debate feed on the platform.

The livestream featured punditry from retired Lieutenant General Michael Flynn and former Arizona Governor Jan Brewer and in place of commercials, the feed was interspersed with pro-Trump ads and a special message from Ivanka Trump.
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ColemanMaskell Oct 2016 OP
Cracklin Charlie Oct 2016 #1
NightWatcher Oct 2016 #2
True_Blue Oct 2016 #3
ColemanMaskell Oct 2016 #4

Response to ColemanMaskell (Original post)

Wed Oct 19, 2016, 10:25 PM

1. So much winning!

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Response to ColemanMaskell (Original post)

Wed Oct 19, 2016, 10:27 PM

2. His fans won't watch him after he gets beat viciously in a few weeks

They'll feel like they were played.

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Response to ColemanMaskell (Original post)

Wed Oct 19, 2016, 10:43 PM

3. So why would a President need to buy a TV network?

Can you imagine the outcry from the right if President Obama would've started his own network when he first became POTUS?

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Response to True_Blue (Reply #3)

Wed Oct 19, 2016, 10:45 PM

4. It does sound like he's conceding election defeat by doing this.

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