United States most popular and controversial business mogul, Donald Trump has on Monday, December 15, 2014 declared his intention to run for presidency in 2016.
Speaking at the Economic Club in Washington, Trump announced his intention to run for president in 2016.
“I am considering it very strongly, a lot of people think I’m having fun with it, that I’m playing games, that I enjoy the process. And I do enjoy the process to a certain extent,” Trump said.
“Frankly I just think we need something very good, very fast or we’re going to be in very big trouble as a country.”
Trump hinged his motivation on the national debt of the United States argued that success in business dealings will empower him in handling the economy.
Trump also commented the release of the torture report by the Senate Intelligence Committee on Thursday, December 11, 2014 and its reported $40 million price tag.
“Do we have to announce the torture report?” He asked. “There are so many things that I see in this country, whether it’s common sense or whatever. And I have a really big voice. I have, you know, millions and millions of followers on Twitter and Facebook. And when I say something some people don’t like it, but most people do like it.” He added
He also commended his past effort to run for presidency as looked back on his most recent run at the presidency saying, “four years ago I was leading in the polls, I was beating everybody in the polls,” and stated that if he were to make an announcement this intention, it would come in “March, April or May” of 2015.
Trump stated that his intention to run for presidency is because there is no trusted candidate that he can vouch for.
“I would rather do what I’m doing than run for president,” Trump said. “But I also love the country more and I just think that unless I see somebody that’s outstanding I would be very much inclined to do it.” He concluded.