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Trump Son-In-Law Said To Be Looking Into Creating 'Trump TV'


Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks at a rally at Cross Insurance Center on Oct. 15, 2016 in Bangor, Maine. (Sarah Rice/Getty Images)

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks at a rally at Cross Insurance Center on Oct. 15, 2016 in Bangor, Maine. (Sarah Rice/Getty Images)

Donald Trump’s son-in-law Jared Kushner appears to be looking into setting up a Trump television network after the November election, according to reporting today from the Financial Times.

The FT reports that Kushner contacted the influential TV deal-maker Aryeh Bourkoff, of the investment bank LionTree. But Trump has denied wanting to start his own network.

Here & Now‘s Jeremy Hobson speaks with Derek Thompson of The Atlantic about the implications of such a network.

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Derek Thompson, senior editor at The Atlantic. He tweets @DKThomp.

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