In an interview with Greta Van Susteren's on Monday, Donald Trump indicated that he would spend a lot of his own money if he were to run for president. As he explained, it would be a demonstration that he would have a stake in the enterprise -- but he would also want other Americans to contribute to the campaign, too.
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"If you ran for president, would you self-fund?" Van Susteren asked. "Would you pay for your own campaign?
"I don't think so," Trump initially said -- but then continued. "I would certainly put up a lot of my own money.
"But I think that -- you know, it's very interesting. I made a deal with General Electric to do a building, Trump International Hotel and Tower. They wanted me to invest in that building. They were the financial source, I was the builder. But they wanted me, in order to be a partner, to invest in the building. On Park Avenue, I did a job with a company. They wanted me to have some little money in the game.