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Wednesday, June 17, 2015

Trump Expected to Join 2016 Race, Reveal $9B Net Worth

With a presidential field fast approaching 12 high-profile Republicans — and which could climb to as many as 20 — the GOP's 2016 class offers voters a little bit of everything.

There is the top-tier, a group that includes former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush, who formally launched his candidacy on Monday. There are the largely single-issue candidates, such as South Carolina Sen. Lindsey Graham, whose preference is to talk about national security. There are even the quixotic underdogs, such as Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal, an as-yet unannounced White House hopeful.

And then there is Donald Trump.

Trump is to announce his 2016 intentions on Tuesday at a Manhattan skyscraper that bears his name.

A highly successful businessman and reality television personality, Trump is positioned to have a greater impact on the early months of the Republican presidential primary contest than many GOP leaders might like.

Should he choose to join the race, Trump would be required to release a personal financial disclosure that would reveal intimate details about his personal finances. The disclosure would include his net worth, sources of income, liabilities and assets, and reveal the same information for his wife and dependent children.



Anonymous said...

Hopefully he spends all that and goes bankrupt again. Horrible candidate, but there's just enough old people and reality show watchers who may vote for him.

Anonymous said...

And the Republican clown show continues.

Anonymous said...

The guy with 9 billion who will represent your average Joe Sixpack. He has my vote!

Anonymous said...

Could he actually be any worse than the clowns that are already there? What's the issue that he might actually do what he says he will?
heavens forbid!

Anonymous said...

Why not put a smart businessman in there? The Democrats put in Obama who had no experience whatsoever, including finances. Give Donald a chance. The question is - who will he select as a VP?

Anonymous said...

I like the fact that Trump has the guts to say what he means without being politically correct. He would definitely be a better choice than Commie lady.

Anonymous said...

If he can address the real problems and not constantly attack the other candidates Trump will do a good job.

Anonymous said...

He should use that money to back a Republican....or Billary will win!!!

Anonymous said...

He doesn't have to worry about winning and can ask the hard questions, questions the others not dare bring up on issues.