Donald Trump Quits TV Show, Forms Exploratory Committee To Kick Off Presidential Campaign

According to the New Hampshire Union Leader, a senior adviser to Donald Trump told the paper on Tuesday, that Trump will not be renewing his contract with NBC, for the reality TV series “Apprentice”, so that he can pursue a White House bid. Although Trump has toyed with the idea of running for president in the past, this is the first time he has launched an exploratory committee, indicating that he might actually be serious this time.

On Wednesday morning, Trump issued a statement making it clear that he is moving forward in his efforts to be elected the 45th President of the United States. In his statement, Trump said:

I have a great love for our country, but it is a country that is in serious trouble. We have lost the respect of the entire world. Americans deserve better than what they get from their politicians – who are all talk and no action! I have built a great company, created thousands of jobs and built a tremendous net worth with some of the finest and most prestigious assets in the world – and very little debt! All Americans deserve the same opportunity. Our real unemployment rate is staggering while our manufacturing base is eroding on a daily basis.

We must rebuild our infrastructure, control our borders, support local control of education, greatly strengthen our military, care for our veterans and put Americans back to work! We must stop other countries from totally taking advantage of our representatives who are being out-negotiated at every turn. I am the only one who can make America truly great again!

Of course, in his statement, Trump failed to mention that he filed for corporate bankruptcy four times–in 1991, 1992, 2004 and 2009. He remains a billionaire, not because of his successful business model, but because he was born with a silver spoon in his mouth, and because he has been able to leverage U.S. laws to maximize his wealth, despite his incompetence.

In addition to forming an exploratory committee, Trump has also reportedly hired staff in New York, as well as in key early primary and caucus states, including Iowa, New Hampshire, and South Carolina. He will be meeting with veterans and local business owners in New Hampshire on Thursday.

Donald Trump has always entertained delusions of grandeur. In a January interview in Iowa, Trump insisted that he would have won had he run for president in 2012, claiming:

I would’ve won the race against Obama. He would’ve been easy. Hillary is tougher to beat than Obama, but Hillary is very beatable.

Now, Trump has an opportunity to put his money where his mouth is. Unfortunately for him, voters are likely to give the daffy billionaire a harsh reality check. According to a recent Wall Street Journal/NBC News poll, 74 percent of Republican primary voters say they couldn’t see themselves voting for Donald Trump. With those kind of polling numbers, no amount of money can save him from an almost certain humiliating defeat.

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    • to paraphrase Barney Franks ~ "I never thought I’d live such a good life that I would see Donald Trump be the nominee of the Republican party."

      Oh please Donald run, we clown show needs a carnival barker

  • in other news...

    the Donald's children nominated him for a Nobel Peace Prize claiming if Obama has one dad deserves one too...

    but ever modest Donald protested its an honor just to be nominated...

  • How much of his own money is he going to sink into this bottomless pit of a campaign?

    Do I see yet another bankruptcy in his future?

    • Trump keeps harping about a free market. If we had one there would be no bankruptcy protection, or limited liability, or corporations. All those things are creatures of governments. In a free market, Trump would have been ruined long ago by his creditors.

    • Trump will never waste his own money of this foolish endeavor. BTW he will NOT run. Trump's show was cancelled and he is trying to put a good face on it.

  • Look up the words"narcissistic personality disorder" and Trump's picture is right next to them. He tallks about bringing jobs to America, yet every item in his clothing line is made in China, and his wife has a jewelry line where every piece is also manufactured in China. If it wasn't for that silver spoon he was born with he'd be scubbing the toilets at some ritzy golf club, because his business instincts have hit rock bottom. He's lost all of his casinos and put thousands of people out of work. He's gone bankrupt four times, and his tv show stinks. He's a media whore and nothing else. It's laughable that he even thinks he can get through a primary nevermind winning the presidency. Someday historians will look back at the state of our union and wonder how we sunk this low.

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