Report: Trump, Ailes no longer speaking
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Republican presidential nominee Donald TrumpDonald TrumpRonny Jackson, former White House doctor, predicts Biden will resign McCarthy: Pelosi appointing members of Jan. 6 panel who share 'pre-conceived narrative' Kinzinger denounces 'lies and conspiracy theories' while accepting spot on Jan. 6 panel MORE and former Fox News Chairman and CEO Roger Ailes are reportedly no longer speaking.

New York Magazine's Gabriel Sherman revealed that "Ailes’s camp said Ailes learned that Trump couldn’t focus—surprise, surprise—and that advising him was a waste of time."

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"These debate prep sessions weren’t going anywhere," Sherman added during the Vanity Fair New Establishment Summit on Tuesday. 

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In August, Trump would not comment when reports surfaced of Ailes taking on a debate advisory role. 

"Well, I don't want to comment. But he's been a friend of mine for a long time," Trump told NBC's "Meet the Press" on July 24. 

Ailes, 76, resigned from Fox News on July 21, just 15 days after a sexual harassment suit was filed against him by former host Gretchen Carlson. 

The news of Trump and Ailes reportedly no longer speaking comes as Trump and Clinton take to the stage Wednesday night in Las Vegas for the third and final presidential debate of 2016.