|1987.09.02||Trump says he is not interested in running for mayor, governor, or Senator, but doesn't rule out running for President. nytimes.com|
|1999.10.08||Citing public support, Trump forms exploratory committee on presidency. nytimes.com|
|1999.10.25||Trump officially joins Reform Party. cnn.com|
|2000.02.14||Trump ends brief exploration of run for president. nytimes.com|
|2005.12.31||Trump weighs 2006 run for New York governor (via AP). outsidethebeltway.com|
|2011.02.10||Trump tells Conservative Political Action Committee he's presidential material. thecaucus.blogs.nytimes.com|
|2011.04.15||Poll: Trump leads 2012 GOP field usnews.com |
A new poll shows Trump leading Huckabee, Romney, Gingrich, Palin, and others.
|2011.04.28||Rand Paul questions Trump's Republican credentials. thecaucus.blogs.nytimes.com |
Senator Rand Paul of Kentucky has a new demand for proof — not of President Obama’s citizenship, but of Donald Trump’s Republican credentials.
|2011.05.16||Trump bows out of 2012 US presidential election race. theguardian.com|
|2012.02.03||Trump endorses Romney for president. cnn.com|
|2014.03.14||Trump says he won't run for N.Y. governor usatoday.com |
ALBANY, N.Y. -- Billionaire Donald Trump said Friday that he won't run for governor in New York, citing the inability of the Republican Party to unite around his potential candidacy.
|2016.03.05||Trump considered path to Presidency starting at governor’s mansion in New York in late 2013-early 2014. nytimes.com|
|2017.01.13||Recently uncovered files from Czechoslovakia's secret police file on Ivana Trump say Trump felt he could win the presidency in 1996 as an independent. japantimes.co.jp (See also Ivana Trump)|
The report dates from October 1988, at a time when few people knew Trump would consider a presidential run.