Donald Trump, the real estate mogul, reality television star and hair icon, now announced he is taking his very first run at the White House.
From the iconic Trump Tower in New York City, the Donald told his supporters he is “officially operating for president of the United States.”
“We are going to make our nation fantastic once again,” Trump, who turned 69 on Saturday, declared.
He added, “I will be the greatest jobs president that God ever made.”
In 2012, Trump launched a Presidential exploratory committee and visited crucial battleground states prior to bowing out in May possibly 2011. This time although, Trump says he’s in it for the extended haul he plans to step away from the day to day management of The Trump Organization, and hand the reigns more than to his kids: Ivanka, Donald Jr, and Eric. He has also selected to step aside from his hit reality show, “The Apprentice.”
“Sadly the American dream is dead. But if I get elected president I will bring it back, bigger, and far better, and stronger than ever ahead of,” Trump stated now to a packed room of supporters.
Final month, Trump told ABC’s Rick Klein, “Politicians are all talk, no action. They do a terrible job a tremendous disservice to the nation. And I know them better than anyone, and I love them – I believe they’re great. It really is easy to make money with politicians. But, the reality is that it’s all talk and no action…and the country’s going to hell.”
Trump entered the actual estate organization started by his father, the late Fred C. Trump. Right now, the kid from Queens is worth just more than $9 billion, he claims. The name Trump can be located on numerous Manhattan buildings along with hotels and golf courses across the globe.
“I’m genuinely rich,” Trump mentioned immediately after declaring his candidacy nowadays.
Trump produced quite a few promises all through his speech: “I would do different issues pretty speedily. I would repeal and replace the large lie, Obamacare.”
“I would develop a good wall, and nobody builds walls improved than me believe me, and I will develop them really inexpensively. I will develop a wonderful, fantastic wall on our southern border, and I will have Mexico pay for that wall.”
“Nobody would be tougher on ISIS than Donald Trump, nobody.”
“I will cease Iran from acquiring nuclear weapons,” mentioned Trump, who also mentioned that he would not enable Secretary Kerry to spearhead the negotiations.
“And I promise I will in no way be in a bicycle race,” mentioned Trump, referring to Sec. Kerry’s biking accident in May.
Trump has been married three instances, his longest marriage to Ivana Zelnícková ended in divorce in 1992, he married actress Marla Maples a year later until they known as it quits in 1999. His present wife, Melania Knauss married the Donald in 2005. Trump has three children from his initial marriage – Donald Jr, Ivanka and Eric, a daughter Tiffany from his second marriage, and a son Barron with wife Melania. Ivanka had the pleasure of introducing her father, whose grand entrance to his announcement event was a ride down an escalator.
“Our country requires a truly fantastic leader,” Trump stated Tuesday. “And we want a definitely good leader now. We have to have a leader that wrote the art of the deal, we need a leader that can bring back our jobs, can bring back our manufacturing, can bring back our military, and take care of our vets.”
The Democrat National Committee responded to Trump’s announcement with a statement: “Today, Donald Trump became the second major Republican candidate to announce for president in two days. He adds some much-required seriousness that has previously been lacking from the GOP field, and we appear forward hearing additional about his suggestions for the nation.“