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USA: Donald Trump announces presidential bid from Trump Tower

Sixty-nine-year-old businessman and Republican Donald J. Trump announced his candidacy for the 2016 US presidential elections from Trump Tower in New York, Tuesday. Surrounded by his family, and introduced by his daughter Ivanka Marie Trump, the businessman lectured the media who had gathered for the announcement on what he thought was wrong with the USA, vowing to "make it great again". The star of reality TV show The Apprentice used Neil Young's 1989 song Rockin' in the Free World to accompany his announcement, later asking technicians to turn the music down. Trump also disclosed his financial records for the first time ever, revealing his net worth to be a little over $8.7 billion (€ 7,737,528,831).