A ‘devastated’ Trevor Noah looks at just how much money Trump actually got from his dad (Video)
Trevor Noah was pretend-horrified Wednesday by a New York Times story about the amount of money Donald Trump actually received from his father.
“I am devastated… This is exposes Trump’s origin story as a lie,” said Noah. “This is like finding out that Superman was actually born in Cleveland, and he can’t even fly.”
According to the Times expose published Tuesday, Donald Trump’s father Fred Trump actually gave him hundreds of millions from childhood well into his 40s. This included three trust funds, cash gifts, and bankrolling Donald’s companies, as well as help with complex tax dodges.
The Times’ story also says that in 1990, Donald tried unsuccessfully to force his father to make him sole executor of the family estate. According to the report, Fred Trump feared that Donald was planning to use the money to bail out his own failing businesses.
“I’ve heard of the apple not falling far from the tree, but I’ve never heard of the apple falling from the tree and then trying to take all of that tree’s money,” Noah joked. “I’m just saying, that apple is an a——.”
Watch the whole thing below:
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