Skip to comments.Donald Trump Not Running for President
Posted on 05/16/2011 10:01:30 AM PDT by massmike
Donald Trump is not running for president.
"After considerable deliberation and reflection, I have decided not to pursue the office of the Presidency," Trump said in a statement Monday. "This decision does not come easily or without regret; especially when my potential candidacy continues to be validated by ranking at the top of the Republican contenders in polls across the country," the real estate mogul and reality show star continued.
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I will not shy away from expressing the opinions that so many of you share yet dont have a medium through which to articulate.”
Thanks for pointing these comments out. I hope he will stick to it.
Trump's “campaign” was based on calling Obama’s BC bluff and was a bet that Obama did not have and could not show (or would not dare to forge) an HI BC that the HI DOH and governor would vouch for (sort-of).
Trump was coordinating his attacks on Obama with WND and the releases of Corsi’s “Where's the BC?”
When Obama “released” (digitally uploaded) a facsimile of an HI LFBC, Trump had to decide whether to double-down on declaring the HI BC to be a forgery or to fold and he appears (could be a fake-out) to have folded and NOT be planning to attack Obama tomorrow in concert with WND.
I hope this appearance is not true and that as WND boosts the publicity of its evidence that the LFBC is a forgery tomorrow in concert with the Corsi book release that Trump will be right there with Corsi, despite having withdrawn as a GOP candidate.
Trump has said he would not do this and he won’t He said that he studied what happened to Perot and saw it was impossible for him. He may have a fake hair piece but I don’t think he wants Obama re-elected. All theories that Trump is on Obama’s side in this thread are ridiculous.
There's your trouble. You've drawn an imaginary line.
I’m glad to see the field narrowing this way. Personally, I think we have far too many people toying with the idea of running in 2012.
Let’s boil it down to the most serious contenders.
There's your trouble. You've drawn an imaginary line.
We were discussing polling regarding the BC issue - and the question is, did Trump's attacks on Obama do any damage? I don't see it in polling. You feel otherwise. We'll have to leave it at that.
Well, Trump is for Trump and Trump only. He is no conservative and never has been. But fools rush in...
I’m essentially a birther who’s given up on birtherism... at least for now.
Trump tried to do something with it, and went nowhere.
Obama released another phoney jpg, and it’s accepted nearly everywhere.
We are now fast approaching the campaign itself and it’s just too late to keep grasping at this issue when there is so much, much more that the Kenyan King is vulnerable on.
Do I believe he was born in America? No.
Do I believe we can prove it in time for this campaign? No.
Do I believe we need this issue to kick the Kenyan King out of the White House? No.
Let’s just kick the Kenyan King out of the White House and leave it to the academics to reveal the truth about his Kenyan birth later.
I see the same kind of fevered analysis as I have on many of the other birther threads. The kind with a lot of heat and not a lot of light. And I am receptive to the latest BC being a fraud.
It doesn't take much of a brain to realize that 0bama is a fraud.
Well, y'all ain't making a very good case to the American public if it is so obvious.
Does either of you think the WikiLeaks dump of the location had anything to do with the timing?
Palin was smart waiting to announce.
You think they heard the click of her high heels coming down the hallway?
I was actually pulling for Trump to stay in the race at least through the early primaries so that he MIGHT have a shot at debating..... which would put some fear in the rest of the GOP about trending towards TRUE FISCAL CONSERVATISM, not to mention the hearts of the Dummy-crats who KNOW that Trump would have totally FLATTENED Obama in any presidential debate one-on-one!!!!
Birtherism is a whackjob conspiracy theory?
If it clouds ones mind, and diminishes rational thought so as to lose ones ability to spot a phony then yes it is
If so, 'gunner probably owns it, eh?
I really don’t know what to think. We can’t get a straight story about the raid from the Obama Admin. The sixteen hour delay is a pathetic joke - should have been sixteen seconds max. But in the end it’s encouraging that enough of our military and intel systems still work that the raid was a success with such a dipweed in charge.
I will not shy away from expressing the opinions that so many of you share yet dont have a medium through which to articulate.
You go Trump. Hammer Obama at every turn.
Gunner's got skin like an alligator. We can beat him like a rented mule and he'll ask for more.
One more to go - Romney.
Once the FOX News Darlings are out of the way, that will leave a fair playing field for Palin, Cain, Bachmann, and some of the lesser known conservatives that would like to run but felt it was useless to go up against the media favorites.
It is very sad. DUmmies are reading this laughing their butts off.
I would bet these same good riddance to Trump more room for Sarah and crazy Trump is on Obama’s side theories are the very same people that went to AMAZON and pre- ordered Corsi’s book.
The Obama BC issue is done,finito,closed whether we like it or not. Everyone I see and talk to think what he released is fake.But it is a dead issue unless one of the hundreds of courts hears the case or Corsi has proof Obama is a dual citizen <-—— seriously figure the odds. IT IS A DEAD issue.
Obama could have released the funny page as his BC and it would have been heiled by the media. Trump showed the media bias by the progressives all SCREAMING Trumps BC said he was born in Jamaica and his mother was Scottish. Then when he released a scanned real copy of his long form BC they all hushed.
The media are in the tank to re elect Obama PERIOD END OF SUBJECT. Thou, shall not worship no other gods but Sarah is scary.I hope to God she or someone steps up to the plate but the kool aid drinking and knocking even Bachmann; is scarey.
Me, I got tired of stating that.
Maybe since you stated it, it'll stick.
Yeah, just like that actor clown back in 1980...
I'm sorry, I've seen enough shennanigans around the birther movement to call into serious question the direction it is taking. When Orly Taitz and Joe Farah are leading your parade, you really should question the route the parade is taking.
That was my opinion a month ago and even more now. Let me look around for a link. I know where I heard this back then.
I see Trump said 4/15/11 that he was putting off agreeing to an extension.
I think this means Newt is next in line. :-/
Obama is no phony. He’s half American, half-African and ALL Marxist and he loathes the constitution. Bears no allegience to it whatsoever. He bragged about that up front in his book and in his campaign. Americans of the Democrat persuasion were just too dumb to believe him. He’s exactly the type of foreigner that our founders feared when they included the Natural Born Citizen requirement in the constitution.
Hope we can correct the error in 2012... or it’s all over for America as we all know and love it.
Suggest we forget about the birth certificate, re-focus and fight like hell for a conservative candidate that we can all support!! Our Liberty depends upon it.
I’m going for the record. Damn them mods. They don’t scare me.
(Thinking: Ha, ha... just don’t hit send...)
That's just because I'm safe behind my series of proxy routers that fool the system.
Y'all can Zot me twice a day and six times on Sunday and I'm still a'postin'.
Obama's policies are handing his opponents the hammer to hit him with. We need someone who will wield that hammer and turn Obama into a donkey cutlet.
Oh, wait, Huston was in therapy for six months. In a room with really, really thick wallpaper. I keep getting that mixed up.
Sorry, but I’m not in any parade, Circus Boy! I look at the facts, and so far your boy has released two phony BCs! He is 0-2, so keep on drinking your kool-aid!
In any case, no matter how you want to look at it, he is NOT a natural born Citizen!
I can agree with that. Us non-berthers have been saying it all along.
What do you mean "your boy"? Do you have any evidence that the person you're responding to supports Obama? If not, don't go around accusing people.
Boy, you Trumpettes...
Still with the name calling. How impressive!
Back to the basement until you can act like adults.
I don’t think I’ve ever known that someone saved one of my posts. You’ve made my day! Thanks.
Good God it was released early. The BC issue is now officially dead move on everybody.
He's not my boy. Your movement would get a lot more traction if you didn't insinuate that folks who don't agree with you 100 percent are Obama supporters. That kind of crap just makes me want to tell you where you can stuff it instead of listening to what you have to say.
It doesn’t matter if it’s too late, it’s never too late really to do the right thing. Someone is going to have to pick up the pieces. The country itself is not going to go away, I don’t THINK, though it’s a possibility.