Trump: ‘With My Many Bankruptcies, I’m the One to Lead the U.S. into the Future’

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‘I know how to lose money’

Leading Republican presidential contender Donald Trump says he has the experience losing stockholders’ money to help the United States navigate the difficult world it faces as it transitions from being the world’s largest and most important economy to one that’s unable to fund basic services, repair its infrastructure, or educate its children beyond bible teachings.

“What do you need when you enter bankruptcy?” Trump asked an audience of several thousand at a campaign stop in Ames, Iowa. “You need someone who knows how to get the best deal out of it, and no one knows how to get a better deal out of bankruptcy than me.”

Trump told the crowd that he’s filed bankruptcy “more than anyone else in the world” and always comes out of the deal “with millions of dollars—millions!” while his creditors come out with “property that no one wants.”

$380 million 'sinkhole'

$380 million ‘sinkhole’

Most of Trump’s bankruptcies involve unprofitable real estate projects, but he’s also filed for bankruptcy when other types of assets he’s owned failed to make his company money. That includes his airline company, which flew under the Trump name from 1989 to 1992. Trump Airlines lost an estimated $380 million, most of that shouldered by the consortium of two dozen banks that owned the company’s debt. “And I walked away with millions–millions!” Trump said.

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Trump is riding highest in most national polls tracking sentiment among likely Republican voters, with about 24 percent of poll respondents saying the billionaire businessman is their first choice. Former Florida governor Jeb Bush is next, with about 14 percent of support, followed by Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker and Florida Senator Marco Rubio .

“We need someone like Trump to get us a good deal,” says Harold Stevens, a retired farmer who drove 150 miles to hear Trump speak. “The reason we can’t pay for anything as a county is because we gave all our jobs to China, so they should pay for our debt. Trump recognizes that, because he has real-world experience losing other people’s money. And that’s what we need today. All these other guys, they only know how to lose our own money, and that’s not going to get us a good deal.”

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