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Trump To CNN: Donate Your Debate Profits To Veterans

Presidential candidate Donald Trump is asking CNN to donate profits from its upcoming GOP debate to veterans groups.

By Elizabeth Hagedorn | September 9, 2015

"I'm not going anywhere, folks," Donald Trump said.  

That couldn't be more true. 

In a letter to CNN President Jeff Zucker, Trump says the network should donate profits from its upcoming GOP debate to veterans groups.

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Because, as Trump put it, "viewer interest and advertising is 100% due to 'Donald J. Trump.'" 

We saw this one coming. 

"I'm going to do the debate, but I want $10 million for charity. … Otherwise I'm not going to the debate. And honestly, I think they'd pay me," Trump said on the campaign trail. 

The last debate — moderated by Fox News — drew in a whopping 24 million viewers‚ making it the highest-rated primary debate in TV history. 

This next one, hosted by CNN's Jake Tapper, airs Sept. 16 from the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library. 

This video includes images from Getty Images. 

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