President Donald Trump on Saturday morning dismissed a report that he was plotting a possible actuality TV present comeback with “The Apprentice” creator Mark Burnett.
The Daily Beast reported Thursday, citing a number of sources, that the pair have “sporadically kept in touch” since Trump’s 2016 election victory and “discussed reviving their creative partnership, pitching each other details on potential TV projects to be filmed after the presidency.”
A politics-themed model of “The Apprentice” was one concept floated ― referred to as “The Apprentice: White House” ― reported the information web site.
Representatives for Burnett denied the claims to The Daily Beast on the time, describing them as “absolutely false.”
Trump chimed in on Twitter early Saturday, calling it “false reporting!”
Fake News is reporting that I am speaking to Mark Burnett about doing an enormous present, maybe The Apprentice, after the presidency, which I would assume they imply in 5 years. This just isn’t true, by no means had such a dialog, don’t even have time to consider it. False reporting!
— Donald J. Trump (@actualDonaldTrump) November 9, 2019