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Turns out, there is an amount of money that would make GOP nominee Donald Trump think twice before competing in the general election against Hillary Clinton, and it’s not cheap.
During a rally in Las Vegas, Nevada, Trump said if he was offered $5 billion, he would consider leaving his presidential bid for the White House.
Trump says if offered $5 billion to drop out, "I guess we’d have to think about it"
— Rebecca Ballhaus (@rebeccaballhaus) June 18, 2016
Naturally, Trump’s opponents jumped on the comments, though some attending the rally said the remarks were made in a joking tone. The crowd was laughing.
I love it. So Trump is essentially squatting in the presumptive nominee place.
— chris zappone (@chrizap) June 19, 2016
surely it is better for him to lose and enter serious debt (ie, the American way).
— Emily Bobrow (@EmilyBobrow) June 19, 2016
@Nate_Cohn Let's start a collection
— Susan Bell (@susiecoyote) June 19, 2016
@conserv_chicky @rebeccaballhaus I'm in. Who do I make the check out to? With that much money he'd finally be a billionaire
— Chris (@LizynessChris) June 19, 2016
— Stef (@jbelcap) June 19, 2016
If 50 million of us each chipped in $100 bucks…it might be the best return on investment ever to be made! #TrumpPayout
— Jennifer (@JenInOntario) June 19, 2016
So his entire campaign could potentially be an elaborate extortion scheme? Figures.
— Luna (@LunaCee73) June 19, 2016
So he kidnapped the GOP and now opening the negotiation for the ransom.
— Franzilla (@ThatFranzilla) June 19, 2016
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