Allen B. West

We just found video of Trump at the 1988 Republican convention, what he said may surprise you

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A common charge heard against Trump is that he was once a Democrat and only recently became a Republican – and not too long before running for president. We’re all aware of liberal policies The Donald has held in the past, and the Democrats to whom he’s donated.

But what some might not know is that even before there was Democrat Donald Trump, there was Republican Donald Trump. Here he is at the 1988 Republican convention, introduced as “young, conservative, and rich.”

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He didn’t express an interest in running for President then, but I guess it wouldn’t be the first time he’s changed his mind — or some would say, evolved — on things.

[Note: This post was authored by The Analytical Economist]

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