Jared Kushner, Trump’s son-in-law, has reportedly talked to the founder of LionTree, Aryeh Bourkoff, about starting the network if the Republican nominee loses the presidential election next month, according to the Financial Times.
Rumors have floated around for weeks that Trump would start a media company with Roger Ailes if he lost. However, Trump said in September that wasn’t true and told The Washington Post, “I want to win the presidency, and I want to make America great again. It’s very simple. I have no interest in a media company. False rumor.”
Politico's Mike Allen tweeted Monday that a source close to Bourkoff said "he never followed up" with the Trumps about the network and that Bourkoff has "no interest in being in business w/ Trump."