Donald Trump says his business experience trumps many presidential wannabes – in the realm of foreign policy.
In an appearance on Fox News Monday morning, the bombastic money man said he’s already negotiated with world leaders – including Libyan madman Moammar Gadhafi, whom he rented a piece of land for an exorbitant price.
“I think I probably have more experience than anybody — whether I sell them real estate for tremendous amounts of money,” Trump said.
“I mean, I’ve dealt with everybody,” he added. “And by the way, I can tell you something else: I dealt with Gadhafi. I rented him a piece of land. He paid me more for one night than the land was worth for two years – and then I didn’t let him use the land.”
Trump was referring to his allowing Gahafi to pitch a tent on his property when the Libyan leader was in New York for an appearance at the United Nations in 2009.
The leader refuses to stay on high floors in hotels and insists on staying in similar structures when he travels. Gadhafi never ended up staying on Trump’s property amid a public relations flap.
Trump, at the time, claimed he didn’t know to whom he was renting the property until the controversy exploded.
Yet on Monday, Trump made it sound like he knew he was playing the Libyan strongman from the start. (Sounds like he’ll make a great politician)
“I don’t want to use the world ‘screwed’, but I screwed him,” he said. “That’s what we should be doing.”
Trump said Thursday that he would shell out $600 million of his own dough to become President – and dismissed claims that his bid for higher office was just a stunt.
“I have never been so serious as I am now,” he said.
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