After years of teases, it’s official: Donald Trump is running for president.
The businessman, reality TV star, and former Fortune cover boy announced Tuesday that he is running for the 2016 Republican nomination, just four years after he choose not to try to unseat president Obama in 2012, despite his vociferous criticisms of the president and self-professed belief that he would be the Republican most likely to win in a general election.
In his speech Tuesday morning, Trump pointed to failures of the U.S. in the international arena and said he would do better than Obama.
“When was the last time anybody saw us beating, let’s say China, in a trade deal?” he said “They kill us. I beat China all the time.”
Trump’s speech was, fittingly, not a standard presidential announcement. Rather than focusing on broad themes, Trump jumped from issue to issue and outlined specific problems…
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