Billionaire presidential candidate Donald Trump on Tuesday called for presidential candidates to be banned from using teleprompters as an aide to convey their message to voters.
Speaking off the cuff at a campaign rally in Iowa, the real estate mogul contended it was time candidates spoke without the help of the infamous devices.
"I say we should outlaw teleprompters for anybody running for president," Trump said.
Trump: "I say we should outlaw teleprompters for anybody running for President" http://t.co/EUE9oAHesy— Andrew Peng (@Andrew Peng) 1440548976.0
Trump: "I don't believe in Teleprompters. I think about my speeches a lot. I don't use notes."— Roger Simon (@Roger Simon) 1440544658.0
Trump does an impression of other candidates reading speeches: "DEE DEE DEE DEE DEE." Then he proposes to outlaw Teleprompters.— Daniel Dale (@Daniel Dale) 1440548956.0
The suggestion scored Trump, who is known for speaking in a brash manner, a loud applause from those at the rally.
"I say we should outlaw teleprompters" gets the biggest cheers of the night. #trump— Katy Tur (@Katy Tur) 1440548929.0
Roaring cheers in Iowa as Donald Trump calls to outlaw teleprompters in presidential campaigns— Kasie Hunt (@Kasie Hunt) 1440548912.0
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