Real estate mogul and reality star Donald Trump has announced his presidential bid on June 16, 2015 at a rally in front of New York’s Trump Tower.
Donald Trump’s official website has released the following statement:
Donald J. Trump announced his candidacy for President of the United States of America. Mr. Trump was joined by his immediate family and stood before thousands of supporters to declare his candidacy for the 2016 GOP Presidential nomination.
Donald J. Trump said, “Quite simply, it is time to bring real leadership to Washington. The fact is, the American Dream is dead — but if I win, I will bring it back bigger and better and stronger than ever before. Together we will Make America Great Again!”
Mr. Trump has frequently used his platform as a notable public figure to advocate for conservative causes and to educate the public on the failures of the Obama administration. Mr. Trump believes in the Free Market, a strong military and our country’s sacred obligation to take care of our veterans and their families.
Mr. Trump has teams based in the early primary states of Iowa, New Hampshire and South Carolina. He will be visiting each of these states beginning with Iowa today, followed by New Hampshire on June 17th, and South Carolina on June 19th.The Donald J. Trump for President Campaign will be headquartered in New York City. For more information please visit DonaldJTrump.com.
The billionaire’s site also revealed that Donald Trump is at the top of the latest poll released yesterday [June 8], revealing 12% of approximately 500 Republican Primary voters consider Mr. Trump their top choice. The results show Donald Trump to be among voter favorites, trailing establishment darling Governor Scott Walker by just one point.
Mr. Trump certainly has momentum on his side as he continues to gain support from Republican voters in early primary states like Iowa, South Carolina and New Hampshire as voters emphasize the increasingly strong desire for a Republican candidate that is a proven business leader and not a traditional politician.