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"F--- the Corporate Media": How Matt Drudge Wields Power Inside Trumpworld

Posted on AllSides July 29th, 2020
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Jared Kushner and Steve Bannon were sitting together on the terrace on the 14th floor of Trump Tower on Tuesday, November 8, 2016, despairing over the early data.

The exit polls were rolling in and they were showing what most pundits had believed was inevitable—a Hillary Clinton landslide.

Kushner turned to Bannon. “What do you think?”

“Fuck, this can’t be right,” said Bannon.

Kushner paused. “Let’s call Drudge.”

Matt Drudge picked up the phone. After Kushner voiced his concerns about the early exit polls, Drudge’s voice turned incredulous.

“You fucking...

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