Trump shocked reporters beforehand when he deported Univision anchor and activist Jorge Ramos from his press conference.
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During his 50 minute speech Trump threatened to charge networks for his future participation in upcoming debates.
“You know for the debate, we had 24 million people. Normally they have 2 million people. What do you say, Ann? Two million if you’re lucky. They had 24. I won’t take credit for it, but believe me, 100% it’s me. 100% . It’s true. So the ratings came out. They were so big and so. It was so big it was the biggest rating in the history of cable television or something. I was a little abused. But it’s OK. I’m used to it… I should go to CNN. And I should say to Jeff Zucker, a great guy. “Jeff, I’m going to do the debate but I want $10 million for charity. American Cancer Society, AIDS research… Otherwise I’m not going to the debate. And, honestly I think they’d pay me. I do.