Donald Trump is exactly the opposite of most politicians.
And it’s come at a huge cost.
Donald Trump made a stunning personal confession about his finances.
Donald Trump is not making big money from being President.
Because presidents are required to be paid for their work, Trump takes just a single dollar from his paycheck and donates the rest to various government agencies.
Not only has that meant a significant loss in money, but Trump’s real estate brand also suffered because of his decision to enter politics.
“Believe me. I didn’t do it for me,” Trump said. “I lost a fortune. This job has cost me billions and billions of dollars.”
President Trump spoke at a campaign rally in Janesville, Wisconsin about the consequences of his choice to be President.
“I would say it cost me two, three, maybe more billion dollars,” Trump said.
Trump also said that the reason he wasn’t fundraising as much was because he didn’t want to take money from wealthy donors that could have strings attached to them.
“Nobody could ever raise money like me, I just don’t want to do it,” Trump said. “Because it puts us all … meaning us, I did this for us, and not for me.”
Trump then mocked the mainstream media’s attempt to pretend that he is using the presidency to enrich himself by constantly harping on the fact that foreign dignitaries sometimes stay at his hotels.
“Billions I lost, and that’s ok, because I’m doing something that’s the most important thing I’ve ever done,” Trump continued.
He noted that his children could be making vast amounts of money developing real estate overseas but that it was a bad look for the country.
“I have good, good kids,” he said. “I’d have hotels built in every city in every country in the world, and I have great kids, and I have ambitious kids. They’d like to do it.”
In contrast to that, the Obamas went into the White House with a net worth of $1.3 million and when they left the White House, they were worth over $40 million.
Obama’s former Vice President, Joe Biden, is facing serious questions about how he made his money while in the White House.
In an email from his son, Hunter Biden, leaked emails have a reference to “the big guy” getting a 10% cut in a deal with the now-bankrupt CEFC China Energy Company through Hunter.
One of the people copied on the email said that the bug guy was a reference to Joe Biden.
There needs to be a serious investigation into Biden’s finances to see if he was receiving funds from China.
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