Seriously, It Looks Like TrumpTV Just Launched

Graphics. A news-crawl. And 200,000 live viewers.

Donald Trump/Facebook Live

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There’s a “news crawl,” broadcast graphics, pretty decent audio, campaign ads, and a 200,000-plus audience. As the candidates prepared for a monumental political tussle on-stage in Las Vegas for the third and final presidential debate, Donald Trump posted this Facebook Live video, with the accompanying comment: “If you’re tired of biased, mainstream media reporting (otherwise known as Crooked Hillary’s super PAC), tune into my Facebook Live broadcast.” Is this the start of Trump TV?

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