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‘He has far surpassed how bad I thought he could be’

WHEN Donald Trump comes to West Clare, one house he shouldn’t call to is Janet Burke’s, even though she is a fellow American abroad. Trump might not be a popular president anyway, but when Janet talks about him it is very clear her dislike of The Donald is very acute. Even when he was just a celebrity billionaire she didn’t care for him, and her attitude only hardened as the Trump presidential campaign proceeded, and Janet says his two years in office have been much worse than she feared. “Living through that election process, the things he was saying and the way he was behaving, at first it seemed like a joke. From the beginning it was terrifying to think that this man might get that job. He was so erratic, he was so divisive and hateful. “I was worried when he got it, but he has far surpassed how bad I thought he could be. I didn’t think he …

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Donald Trump enters US presidential race

Flamboyant billionaire, Donald Trump, whose assets include Doonbeg Golf Club and Resort, has announced he will make a bid to become US president next year. At a rally at New York’s Trump Towers today (Tuesday) Mr Trump said, “I am officially running for president of the United States and we are going to make our country great again,” Seeking to secure the Republican nomination, he suggested his fortune would allow him to be an effective president. Wisconsin Governor, Scott Walker and former Florida governor, Jeb Bush, a son and brother of two former US presidents, have, up to now, been making waves as the leading Republicans in the field, as the primaries loom. Mr Trump has made a number of visits to Doonbeg  since buying the golf club last year, the most recent just a week ago.

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