The Possible Media Ambitions Behind the Trump Campaign's New Live Show

The Possible Media Ambitions Behind the Trump Campaign's New Live ShowThe new nightly Facebook Live show that Trump advisers have launched ahead of the final two weeks of the campaign may signal a foray into a formal media presence, but the transition from political campaign to cable news show — or even channel — has been tried before, without great success. For his part, Trump has denied any post-election aspirations of becoming a media mogul. Speculation about the ultimate goal of the show — and whether it could be the first iteration of some form of Trump TV — has been fueled by reports that Trump’s son-in-law Jared Kushner has had conversations about possibly forming a media property, though that has not been confirmed by the campaign.

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