1987

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Donald Trump "I don't want to be president" - entire 1987 CNN interview (Larry King Live)

On September 2, 1987, Donald Trump is interviewed on CNN's Larry King Live show. Trump says he has no interest in being president and explains why he placed an ad, criticizing the George H. W. Bush administration.

1988

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Donald Trump teases a president bid on The Oprah Winfrey Show 1988

Donald Trump is a guest on 'The Oprah Winfrey Show' in 1988, who shares his thoughts on running for presidential office. On foreign policy, Winfrey asks, “What would you do different?”

“I’d make our allies [thought interjection]— Forgetting about the enemies, our enemies you can’t talk to so easily — I’d make our allies pay their fare share. We are a debtor nation.”

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