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  • Donald Trump wants $5 million for a debate appearance. That’s ridiculous.

    The Washington Post - 12/01/2015

    For starters, “there is absolutely no precedent for this,” said Alan Schroeder, a journalism professor at Northeastern University and the author of a 2008book about presidential debates, which he is currently updating during a sabbatical. “One of the things about debates that’s a positive is they’ve always been separate from the whole financial aspect of campaigning. This is extortion. I hope CNN calls his bluff.”


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