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EXCLUSIVE: Donald Trump Wants To Take Over Twitter In The Next Debate. Here’s How He’s Doing It.

Kaitlan Collins White House Correspondent
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Donald Trump has launched a new social media strategy just days ahead of the next debate.

(Photo: Getty Images)

(Photo: Getty Images)

In an effort to take over the conversation on Twitter during the vice presidential debate Tuesday night, the Republican nominee’s campaign is selecting 2,500 people on Twitter to join the #BigLeagueTruth Team.

During the debate, those selected will receive text messages from the campaign directing them to “retweet this” for example, an official with the Republican National Committee confirmed to The Daily Caller Sunday. (RELATED: Rudy Giuliani: ‘Lester Holt Should Be Ashamed Of Himself’)

The supporters, who will be selected based on their ability to influence the conversation on social media, will be asked to participate in a conference call with top campaign officials Monday night.

(Photo: Getty Images)

(Photo: Getty Images)

“We cannot count on the rigged MSM [mainstream media] to bring the truth to the American people,” the message on Trump’s website where users sign up reads. “I need you to help me speak directly to the hard-working Americans who want to take our country back.”

“Join the Big League Truth Team and help fact check Crooked Hillary LIVE during the debates.” (RELATED: No Commercial Breaks During The Presidential Debates)

Tim Kaine and Mike Pence will debate each other for 90 minutes at Longwood University in Farmville, Va.