Trump Tells CNN to Donate Debate Profits to Veterans

“You should view the second debate broadcast as a public service and not accept the massive profits that this airing will generate,” GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump says in letter to CNN.

  • “I believe all profits from this broadcast should go to various VETERANS groups,” Trump says
  • Notes that ad rates have gone up for broadcasts by “tremendous” amount, says its due “100% to ’Donald J. Trump’” because of success of his television show; “I refuse to brag,” he says
  • NOTE: CNN hosting second GOP presidential debate Sept. 16 at the Reagan Presidential Library in California