10-18-2016, 03:05 PM
Uhh Trump has ran for president multiple times before going back to '87, he's not a newbie, he's not an outsider.
Timeline From http://www.tvguide.com/news/donald-trump-presidential-campaign-timeline/
1987-1988: Trump considers a run for president, while simultaneously juggling large debts stemming from his purchase of the Taj Mahal casino.
2000: Trump enters the presidential race as a Reform Party candidate and receives more than 15,000 votes in the party's California primary.
2003-2004: Trump begins hosting the reality show The Apprentice on NBC, which he also executive-produces. He again mulls a run for president, but ultimately decides not to join the race.