Trump's f-bomb tirade
April 29th, 2011
09:04 AM ET
12 years ago

Trump's f-bomb tirade

(CNN) - Real estate mogul Donald Trump served up a profanity laced speech to Republican supporters in Las Vegas Thursday night, attacking American policies and continuing his flirtation with a run for the GOP presidential nomination.

At a reception hosted by two Republican women's groups at the Treasure Island Casino, Trump acknowledged he is not the typical candidate for president, and may lose in 2012, but is still serious about a bid for the White House.

"I'll think about it," Trump said when an audience member asked him to run. "You probably won't be disappointed."

Trump, who has said he will decide by June whether to run for president, also criticized the price of oil in his remarks, one of the mantras adopted by the reality TV star of late.

"They (OPEC) want to go in and raise the price of oil because we have nobody in Washington that sits back and says you're not going to raise that f-ing price, you understand me?" Trump said.

He also boiled down the war in Iraq for the conservative crowd.

"We build a school, we build a road. They blow up the road. They blow up the school. We build another school, we build another road, they blow them up," Trump said. "We build again, in the meantime we can't get a f-king school built in Brooklyn."

Trump, who was in the Silver State to attend the wedding of billionaire casino owner Steve Wynn, has spent the last two months questioning the president's birth place, an issue largely put to rest Wednesday when President Obama released the long-form version of the certificate.

Nevada may have an influential role in shaping the race for the GOP presidential nomination, with its caucus scheduled third in the primary and caucus calendar.

Filed under: 2012 • Donald Trump • President Obama
soundoff (173 Responses)
  1. Gregory Hewitt

    Again with the bad hair, can we please stop reporting, stop following this clown around.

    April 29, 2011 09:25 am at 9:25 am |
  2. Bassman

    Trump was right. Our media is over protective of Pres. Obama. They treat him like a small child unable to take care of himself. Pres. Obama blinks but that does not stop our media from spinning it.

    April 29, 2011 09:26 am at 9:26 am |
  3. John Q. Public

    This very strange and repugnant man does not stand even a long-shot chance of getting on the ballot. All his posturing and posing is nothing more than an attempt at free publicity for another one of his bankrupt schemes, his TV show.

    April 29, 2011 09:26 am at 9:26 am |
  4. Get with the Program

    Oh yes, he's presidential material. Can you imagine this low-class boor meeting heads of state?

    April 29, 2011 09:27 am at 9:27 am |
  5. OMG

    Donald Trump, Really? This man is....I am speechless. Who would entertain having him as the nations president? So what he has money and knows how to make it. So do pimps, mobsters and drug dealers. Does that make him capable of running the country....NOT.

    April 29, 2011 09:27 am at 9:27 am |
  6. mikeloz1971

    sorry- i meant to write Politicians.. 🙂
    Finally a candidate with a “backbone” who’s going to shoot first and then ask questions!!
    I love it!! Go Trump!

    April 29, 2011 09:27 am at 9:27 am |
  7. Dave

    If Trump were a smarter person, I'd think this was all a big prank to make fools of Republicans by getting them to destroy their credibility by embracing an obviously ignorant, no-class, multiple-bankruptcy clown as a serious contendor. But, since Trump is well-established as a narcissist, I don't think he's trying to punk them.

    But that's okay – the end result is the same, because Republicans are looking pretty hilarious now because of the figureheads they've been gathering around. Palin, Glenn Beck, and now this complete joke. They lose more legitimacy every day. That's good, though – whatever's bad for the Republican party is good for America. You need look no further than the results the deeply-red Southern states have gotten for their decades of electing Republicans to know their policies don't work.

    April 29, 2011 09:27 am at 9:27 am |
  8. Common

    So what if he said f***?? This is not 1950! Some people get pissed off at the fact that there is no regulation on these ABSURD gas prices!! It's all so true! Trump would be a good candidate because he can't be corrupted. What else do we have to lose?? Not jobs, houses, or money because George W took that off everybody's hands. Obviously Obama can't do anything. He's had long enough. He made all these promises when running for office, but has done NOTHING!! I have never liked Republican's or Donald Trump, but why not give him a shot? He's had some very good points and ideas so far! Something has to be done before there ends up being another civil war in this country. Only this time it won't just be the south rising up, it will be all 50 states!!

    April 29, 2011 09:28 am at 9:28 am |
  9. Kash

    If you dont like the price of oil, stop buying oil and invest in green energy. Price will come down.... Oops, wrong suggestion to drill baby drill crowd

    April 29, 2011 09:28 am at 9:28 am |
  10. Mama Bear

    Put these two old toads (Wynn & Trump) and their money on a remote island, with no help from anybody, and see how well they do by themselves. . . . That is the true test of what makes real survivors and leaders.

    April 29, 2011 09:29 am at 9:29 am |
  11. The Real Tom Paine

    And I thought he was all about quality......

    April 29, 2011 09:29 am at 9:29 am |
  12. realitybites

    Big F ing surprise! And Trump is going have control of the oil market? As a business tycoon he SHOULD understand that the market on oil is driven up by the futures speculators not the F ing white house.

    After the wedding Trump trampted back to his penthouse suite, kicked off his clown shoes, put away his wig, and wallowed around in a sty filled w/ fresh hay and $100 bills.

    April 29, 2011 09:30 am at 9:30 am |
  13. Susan

    Well, he is right about the schools being blown up and rebuilt, roads built and blown up....but that's about it. He might have money, but not an ounce of class or intelligence. He has money. Nothing else.

    April 29, 2011 09:31 am at 9:31 am |
  14. dailyWTF

    And in the meantime, Trump "The Hair" is busy blowing hot air overhere.

    April 29, 2011 09:32 am at 9:32 am |
  15. detada

    Why wait, Mr. Trump. Are you planning to grow a pair between now and June? Why don't you back up all your big mouth talk and jump in the mix right! Otherwise, go sit down and shut up, you moron.

    April 29, 2011 09:34 am at 9:34 am |
  16. AnOldGuy2

    This guy is ONE CLASS ACT, eh???

    Dropping "F" bombs in a speech hosted by two women's groups???


    April 29, 2011 09:34 am at 9:34 am |
  17. Pat Wells

    I don't believe his bid for the White House is to help the American people, but only to help himself. Think about it... this man strongly opposes raises taxes on the rich. I wonder why?

    If he were to become president, he work hard to fleece the rest of America for own best interests.

    April 29, 2011 09:35 am at 9:35 am |
  18. Alex

    The stupid US leaders should learn from the Donald, taking advantages of the system, filed bankruptcy FOUR times.

    April 29, 2011 09:35 am at 9:35 am |
  19. Michael in Houston

    Personally, I think Trump is the PERFECT candidate for the republican party. He embodies all the traits of the republican party and what it has become.

    April 29, 2011 09:35 am at 9:35 am |
  20. James H.

    Go ahead and run. Please. Obama in a cakewalk. Won't even have to campaign.

    April 29, 2011 09:35 am at 9:35 am |
  21. Jeffer65

    He's never going to get the Republican nomination by giving speeches with the f-bomb. I agree with him about the price of oil, but we just can't go to OPEC and scream at them not to raise the prices. He is just looking for publicity.

    April 29, 2011 09:35 am at 9:35 am |
  22. Nurse Lisa

    Donald Chump is lame excuse for "news" – he is an inarticulate media hog oblivious to his own ridiculous appearance and he is purposefully filling the gap for the GOP congressional do nothings who are still serious contenders for a run but who remain afraid to announce. Donald loves the press coverage, especially as his show tanks due to the idiots he decided to showcase. He is a joke and would never survive the release of his financials..

    April 29, 2011 09:36 am at 9:36 am |
  23. Bob Dog

    Pure Entertainment!!! "ORANGE JULIUS" is a disgrace to everything he has been, is, and could ever be. The filthy "F-Bombs" are a marvelous icing on the walking septic tank, which is Donald Trump.

    "Run, Orange Julius, Run!!!"

    April 29, 2011 09:38 am at 9:38 am |
  24. dave

    Mr. Class ----- funniest thing "At a reception hosted by two Republican WOMEN'S groups...."

    April 29, 2011 09:38 am at 9:38 am |
  25. howdyduty

    Trumpis a wealthy jerk.

    April 29, 2011 09:38 am at 9:38 am |
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