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Donald Trump Sits Down For Wide-Ranging Interview With Meet The Press

Donald-Trump-e1439736487154-300x197Donald Trump sat down for a wide-ranging half-hour interview with NBC’s Chuck Todd, weighing in on several issues.

On whether he ever donated to Planned Parenthood

“I don’t know… But it’s possible.  I give to so many, Chuck.  I give to so many organizations over the years.  Hundreds of millions of dollars.  And so I don’t know.  I don’t think so.  But it’s possible somewhere…”

On how he gets military advice

“Well, I watch the shows.  I mean, I really see a lot of great– you know, when you watch your show and all of the other shows and you have the generals… Yeah, probably there are two or three.  I mean, I like [former UN ambassador John Bolton].  I think he’s, you know, a tough cookie, knows what he’s talking about.  [Colonel Jack Jacobs] is a good guy.”

On Saudi Arabia

“Saudi Arabia makes a billion dollars a day, okay?  They make a billion dollars a day.  Saudi Arabia, if it weren’t for us, they wouldn’t be there.  They wouldn’t exist.  They should pay us.  It’s like Kuwait.  When Kuwait had the problem with Saddam Hussein, like, the ultimate problem, they were taken over, we go in.  We fight.”

On whether Ukraine should join NATO

“I would not care that much to be honest with you.  Whether it goes in or doesn’t go in, I wouldn’t care.”

On the Iran deal

“They are going to have nuclear weapons.  They are going to take over parts of the world that you wouldn’t believe. And I think it’s going to lead to nuclear holocaust.  And I will say this.  The people that negotiated that deal, namely Kerry and his friends, are incompetent.”

On Obama’s birth certificate

“Well, I don’t like talking about it anymore.  Because honestly I have my own feelings.  I think he should have taken the $5 million.  I don’t know why he spent $4 million in legal fees to keep his records, you know, away.  Nobody’s seen his records.  I don’t know. Maybe the hackers.  Maybe the hackers have his records.  No, I mean, his college records.  I mean, he spent $4 million in legal fees to make sure that nobody ever saw [them].”

On being a super genius

“Look, if I were a liberal Democrat, people would say I’m the super genius of all time.  The super genius of all time.  If you’re a conservative Republican, you’ve got to fight for your life.  It’s really an amazing thing.”

On Jeb Bush

“Look, when Jeb Bush raises $114 million, I know those people that gave him the money.  I used to be one of them. I mean, I gave to everybody, okay?  I know those people.  He’s like a puppet for those people.  He’s a puppet.  Those people, they’ll take negative ads on me and on other people because they want him in there because they’re going to control Jeb Bush.”

Watch, via NBC.

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