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Clamoring Public Is Forcing Donald Trump to ‘Really Think’ About Running for President

By: Jessica Pressler

November 17th, 2010

Just now we were sitting in a green room, waiting to go on Power Lunch to talk about the fact that the Trump Soho is paying people back their deposits to not sue them for fraud, when lo and behold, the man came on and bogarted us by talking about himself. “It’s been doing really well, and we’re really proud of it,” the Donald said, of the Trump Soho. Oh, ok then. He then went on to discuss the possibility that he may take his public relations and other skills to the Oval Office. “A lot of people think I should,” run for office, he said. “You know, frankly, because I speak what people really know should happen, like when they talk about trade wars like it’s a horrible thing, you know, China is taking such advantage. I have friends who do a lot of business with China, and they can’t believe what they’re getting away with — and I don’t blame ’em, if they can get away with it, they should get away with it. So I say things like that, and people don’t really say things like that, and then they do polls, and you know, Trump ends up, you know, well in the polls. Would I rather not do it? I would rather not do it. But I am really thinking about it, first time in my life.”

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