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@NBCNews, @CBSNews, @ABC and @CNN. Fiction writers!’
On Tuesday, Forbes released their list of the richest 400 Americans, and with that release came the revelation that their estimation of the president’s personal net worth had dropped significantly. According to the magazine, Trump’s personal net worth is $600 million less than it was last year, causing his ranking on their list to drop by 92 places.
Trump, besides long showing himself as fond of exaggeration in a general sense, has long used keeping his personal finances under wraps to claim that he is some sort of modern day King Midas when it comes to real estate.
In a move that is not entirely unsurprising, considering Trump’s commitment to his public image, he has now taken to Twitter to — you guessed it — seemingly denounce Forbes as “fake news.”
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The president has thus yet again proven himself committed to protecting his public image above protecting the provisions for the free press enshrined in the Constitution. Since he still hasn’t released his tax returns, which would provide documentation for his claims that his net worth is billions more than Forbes claims, it doesn’t exactly take a rocket scientist to figure out that Trump is probably lying. He just can’t ever admit that he was wrong about something.
Check out Twitter’s response below.
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