The Ego Will Be Televised: Has Donald Trump Laid the Groundwork for New Media Network?
Donald Trump has launched a live show on his Facebook page that will air every night until Election Day, fueling a "yuge" amount of speculation that he will be entering the media world.
The inaugural newscast by three top aides streamed live with 40,000 viewers watching.
The show was hosted by The Blaze commentator Tomi Lahren, as well as campaign advisors Boris Epshteyn and Cliff Sims, who proclaimed: "We plan to do this each and every night."
The show will air every night at 6:30 p.m. on Trump's Facebook page. There's speculation that should Trump plans to launch his own TV network should he lose the election. His son-in-law, Jared Kushner, has reportedly met with potential investors.
As Trump appears to lay the groundwork for his own network, he continued attacking the current institutions Monday night at a campaign stop in Tampa, Florida.
“These people are among the most dishonest people in the world, the media," he told supporters. "They are the worst."
Earlier in the day, Trump dismissed remarks by adult film actress Jessica Drake — his latest sexual assault accuser — made Saturday during a press conference with lawyer Gloria Allred.
Speaking to WGIR radio in New Hampshire Monday, Trump said: “These are stories that are made up, these are total fiction. You’ll find out that, in the years to come, these women that stood up, it was all fiction.
"They were made up. I don't know these women. It's not my thing to do what they say. You know I don't do that. I don't grab them, as they say, on the arm.”
He added: “One said, 'he grabbed me on the arm' — and she's a porn star. You know, this one that came out recently, 'he grabbed me and he grabbed me on the arm.’ Oh, I'm sure she's never been grabbed before. It's all lies, it's all lies, it was made up. It's like dripping water.”
Drake said Trump grabbed her at a 2006 golf tournament and accused him of sexual misconduct.
Trump denies all of her allegations, and has said he will sue each of the accusers if he's elected president.