On Thursday, Eric Trump issued an announcement saying, “Our firm [Trump Organization] had an distinctive 2018. Our iconic accommodations, golf programs, business buildings, residential tasks and different belongings are the most effective on this planet and unmatched by anybody.”
Amid all of the conflicting information factors, Trump’s 2018 disclosure can solely be thought of a obscure indicator of his belongings, earnings, and liabilities. The newest monetary disclosure finally raises much more questions concerning the delusion of Trump’s wealth, and the potential conflicts of curiosity, than it solutions.
Whereas we watch for solutions on these questions, we will amuse ourselves with a few of the particulars revealed within the disclosure. One would have thought that his 2004 e-book “Assume Like a Billionaire” would have earned him greater than $201 final yr, nevertheless it did not. Then there’s Trump’s pension plan with the Display Actors Guild, and an funding in gold valued someplace between $100,001 and $250,000. As standard, info offered by the President solely provokes extra questions.