Greed Trumps Giving?

April 13, 2011 at 7:23 PM Leave a comment

Donald Trump, recently making noises about running for president in 2012, may be “the least charitable billionaire in the United States” according The Smoking Gun website, the Christian Science Monitor reports.

Over the past two decades, Mr. Trump’s foundation has paid out only $6.7 million in donations, according to The Smoking Gun’s calculations. By way of contrast, the foundation of another New York billionaire – Mayor Michael Bloomberg – made $235 million in charitable contributions in 2008 alone.

The Donald isn’t even the largest contributor to his own foundation. That honor goes to an even more ridiculous American institution, World Wrestling Entertainment.


Entry filed under: Big Donors, General.

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