An offer from ‘The Donald’ to Obama: $5 mill for college, passport records

Oh, the suspense was just killing us. So what did Donald Trump’s bigger-than-big news about President Barack Obama turn out to be? A promise to deliver $5 million to the charity of Obama’s choice within an hour of the president’s release of his college records and his original passport application.

You know who didn’t need this? Mitt Romney. Already, the GOP presidential campaign has spent the morning fending off Democratic attempts to tie him to statements by Indiana Republican candidate Richard Mourdock, who last night declared that a pregnancy caused by a rapist should be viewed as a protected “gift from God” — ineligible for abortion.

Now Romney must deal with this post-birther nonsense, as partial payment for that Las Vegas endorsement he received from Trump:

The offer from Trump stands until the close of business Oct. 31.

- By Jim Galloway, Political Insider

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AMB

October 24th, 2012
12:32 pm

You lie down with dogs…

Rickster

October 24th, 2012
12:35 pm

I’d love to be able to buy out the Donald & tell him “You’re fired.”

Kris

October 24th, 2012
12:42 pm

Who is the biggest looser trump or Ronmesia?

Kris

October 24th, 2012
12:50 pm

Why does the trump dump offer to buy Ronmesia and Moe’s back TAX records.

OBAMA/ Biden 2012

The Truth

October 24th, 2012
12:58 pm

Actually, if Obama does not do this it obviously means he has a lot to hide. If not, why not do it. We’ll know soon.

Tag

October 24th, 2012
12:59 pm

Trump is rich white trash

Norris T.

October 24th, 2012
12:59 pm

Trump sums up today’s GOP perfectly. Oh and so does Mourdock. And Akin. And pretty much every other guy who sputters on about legitimate rape and believing they know what God thinks. Totally out of touch with reality. I miss the old GOP.

[...] calls on Obama to release college, passport recordsBoston HeraldWashington Post (blog) -Atlanta Journal Constitution (blog) -The Atlanticall 611 news [...]

[...] calls on Obama to release college, passport recordsBoston HeraldWashington Post (blog) -Atlanta Journal Constitution (blog) -The Atlanticall 611 news [...]

The Ghost of Lester Maddox

October 24th, 2012
1:01 pm

Hell, the Donald can have my stuff for a mere, oh, 1 million….how fair is that?

Curmudgeon

October 24th, 2012
1:01 pm

Will Obama come off as being uncharitable when it would be so easy to be otherwise?

BJ

October 24th, 2012
1:02 pm

More proof of what an idiot Trump is … not that we needed additional proof.

dawggirl

October 24th, 2012
1:02 pm

To use Democrat logic: if you don’t share the records then you’re obviously hiding something. Isn’t that what we’ve heard for months about Romney’s tax records?

Bill Campbell

October 24th, 2012
1:02 pm

Trump knows that Obama is hidiing a lot of stuff from the Amerrican people just like the current coverup! It will all come out after the election and the Prince of Corruption will be exposed!

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Too bad it won't work

October 24th, 2012
1:04 pm

@Kris – the likely fact is that Obama’s college records confirm he was a FOREIGN student, thus implying he either lied to get into school, or more realistically, isn’t legally allowed to be the POTUS. If he had nothing to hide, he would be a hero to the charity of his choice. $5M is a lot of money. I’d show my passport and college records for $5M. But I have nothing to hide.

[...] to Obama: Release records for $5MUSA TODAYBoston Herald -Washington Post (blog) -Atlanta Journal Constitution (blog)all 644 news [...]

Alphare

October 24th, 2012
1:04 pm

How many weirdos are there in the GOP? Rush Limbaugh the drug head included.

ljohn

October 24th, 2012
1:04 pm

Romney is soooo lucky to have Trump on his side. lol!

A dad

October 24th, 2012
1:04 pm

I find it interesting how the Dems are trying anything and everything to tie Romney to individuals with whom he is neither associated nor affiliated with. If the mere fact that Trump endorsed Romney in Vegas makes Romney liable for Trump’s latest stunt, then shall we begin with the laundry list of individuals who have endorsed Obama such as Jeremiah Wright and others who vilify the United States. After all, if it’s fair for one it should be fair for the other. With the election so tight, and polls showing both men ahead, this latest nonsense sure reeks of desperation to me.
Have a nice day y’all.

MANGLER

October 24th, 2012
1:05 pm

Um, the GOP has been screaming that the libs deflect from “the issues” all the time. What would ya call this? trumps hair lost the battle to claim Obama was Muslim, was foreign born, and now his hair is trying to (word that sounds like hairs last name) up new charges that A) have nothing to do with anything and B) see A

[...] calls on Obama to release college, passport recordsBoston HeraldWashington Post (blog) -Atlanta Journal Constitution (blog) -The Atlanticall 611 news [...]

Retired Soldier

October 24th, 2012
1:06 pm

Al-

50 per cent less than in the Nancy P. party.

WAW

October 24th, 2012
1:06 pm

Norris T. – I totally agree. You know it seems like it’s warmer than usual and the drought. Must be my imagination. You know it seems like anybody who questions anything is just imagining. Must be that Donald imagines he’s a special pile of …. hair. And you know it seems like anybody backing the GOP is sort of programmed. Must my imagination again.

honeybadger

October 24th, 2012
1:08 pm

As someone who supports neither candidate at this point, I must say that this is obsurd. Donald Trump has nothing better to do with his millions but this. Mitt Romney gained all the momentum he’s attained to this point on his own, and he doesn’t need clowns like Trump and Cain killing it. I have thoroughly enjoyed this presidential race and it’s going to be interesting to see who crosses the finish line first, but I can do without the sideshows. I think America knows by now what each candidate represents and that will ultimately determine who will be president. Hey Donald, go remove your hair plugs PLEASE!

Dave in Marietta

October 24th, 2012
1:08 pm

What a clown. Glad you Repubs claim him as one of your own.

frank

October 24th, 2012
1:09 pm

If Obama has nothing to hide then just release the records. How is this a bad thing?

wordqueen

October 24th, 2012
1:11 pm

WHAT A TOTAL IDIOT!! Does ANYBODY take Trumpdalump seriously? About anything? At all? What’s that I hear? The resounding silence of nobody raising a hand? Yep. What I figured. Here’s yet another practical use for duct tape–wrap it around that silly man’s head, particular the mouth area. And the hair, while we’re at it. And also, I for one would like to see Trumpdalump’s birth certificate, because I’m pretty sure he was either hatched from a snake egg or possibly was constructed from various bits of broken bots and a zap of lightning. And don’t even get me started on Ann Coulter. She’s another who needs to be dissected and then deeply, deeply buried.

Frankie

October 24th, 2012
1:11 pm

to call yourself “the truth” is a true oxymoron..
OBAMA is under no obligation to further prove anything to Donald “dumb@$$” Trump…
WHy don’t trump take that $5million and figure out why he keeps going bankrupt, yet thinks he can run a country…
STFU Trump…..

Retired Soldier

October 24th, 2012
1:12 pm

A dad-

That is true. Obama has been endorsed by Castro, Pres. of Venezuela and Iran. I’ll see your Trump and raise you these three.

emo

October 24th, 2012
1:13 pm

‘To use Democrat logic: if you don’t share the records then you’re obviously hiding something. Isn’t that what we’ve heard for months about Romney’s tax records?’

First, ‘Democrat logic’ = illiterate

Second, nice to hear someone admitting Rmoney is hiding something.

Third, remember when trump claimed his investigators were “finding amazing things” in Hawaii. I must have missed what they were.

Fourth, why should Obama sully himself by associating with this buffoon who will not carry out his end of the bargain?

jay

October 24th, 2012
1:13 pm

wow, these old white guys can’t keep their mouth’s shut. something tells me they quietly want Obama to win.

Kris

October 24th, 2012
1:13 pm

President Obama could be waiting until Ronmesia and Rhynnie (MOE) release their TAX returns?

OBAMA 2012

Wonka

October 24th, 2012
1:13 pm

Transparency?? How about Mitt Romney releasing all of his tax records and showing all off-shore accounts he has or has held?

Frankie

October 24th, 2012
1:14 pm

You people are a bunch of idiots,….don’t you think Harvard UNiversity and any other school President Obama attended has already looked at his records and would have leaked or just damn released them if they thought they were improper..

Retired Soldier

October 24th, 2012
1:15 pm

Frankie-

Two questions:

1. Who was that last nominee for president that didn’t release his college records?

2. What possible reason could Obama have not to release them?

Kimmy

October 24th, 2012
1:15 pm

You want his college records and passport application? Why don’t you offer 5 million to Romney to disclose ALL his tax records and his tax plan. No, that would be unnecessary.

Donate 5 million to a charity because they will use the money for good.

Does anyone with common sense think that after 4 years…that if there was something to find it wouldn’t have been found by now.

Beep Beep Beep Beep..This just in..No one cares about you Donald Trump or you idiot birthers.

Christina

October 24th, 2012
1:16 pm

Why can’t Trump the Frump just donate the $5 Mil. without these docs?

Simple

October 24th, 2012
1:16 pm

I agree with @frank, if Obama has nothing to hide then why not release them? It’s amazing how quick the Dems condemn Trump for asking but absolutely no mention of why Obama refuses to release this information . . . I assume his (Obama) fear is that he will indeed be confirmed as a foreign student, among other things . . .

Retired Soldier

October 24th, 2012
1:16 pm

Frankie-

Nope

Rod

October 24th, 2012
1:16 pm

frank – I’ll give a dollar to the charity of your choice to release your college records and passport application.

If you refuse, you’re guilty of something.

You think this is far to demand of everyone? BULL.

2RUFF4U

October 24th, 2012
1:17 pm

Watchin’ and listen’ to Mr CEO (bama) talking about trust…. what a joke!
Tells Putin toi wait until after the election and the WE’ll cut Russia a deal. WE’ll/He’ll is what he means.
Cut everything that makes America Great, Paise Allah and Muslem prayers, subscribe to socialist ideolgies and “share somebody elses wealth” with the “downtrodden and poor”. Those who would rather drive their pimped out Caddys and degrade women publicly.
Arab Spring was it when Egypt routed the government last spring. It was a Muslem nuclear winter with the Brotherhood taking over. Hilly said it would be democratic. Ha what a joke she is. Everytime Mr CEObama drops the ball Hilly gets thrown under the bus and even the train.
This current Admistration is a trian wreck. plain and simple, A TRAIN WRECK!
Soon we’ll have the CHANGE. A new administration with HOPE for a renewed America.
As yet Obama has cost us money, dignity, jobs (three letter word Mr VP). Blame it on everybody else!
HOPE AND CHANGE thats what is coming January 11.

Taints

October 24th, 2012
1:17 pm

Obama went to College and received federal financial aid as a foreign exchange student. If he releases the records, his fraud will be exposed.

Otherwise, why not just release the records, give $5M to charity and make Donald look like a dope?!

Finally

October 24th, 2012
1:17 pm

THere were stories a number of years ago that President Obama received scholarship money ticketed for foreign students, is that what The Donald is looking for? Be nice to see him write a $5 mil check to ACORN, ha ha. If the President did accept the scholarship money, he either committed financial fraud or is actually a foreigner. My guess is the Donald will pick what is behind door #2…

MR

October 24th, 2012
1:17 pm

Donald Trump can earn $5 if he releases his brain from his butt.

The Don's Pubic Comb Over

October 24th, 2012
1:17 pm

Suppose all prior claims of Obama’s transcripts are proven to be false. Does that change anyone’s vote? Nahhhhh

Simple

October 24th, 2012
1:18 pm

@frankie – “improper” records are not in question. At a minimum, what is in question is whether or not Oblunder was a foreign student . . .

jay

October 24th, 2012
1:18 pm

Wow, I thought the Donald was stupid, but then there are people here that actually thinks this stunt has logic and that the President of the United States should cater to it.

blind-melly-jelly

October 24th, 2012
1:18 pm

I want Romney’s tax records.

Rod

October 24th, 2012
1:19 pm

If you still think Obama’s not an American, you truly are an idiot.

There are TONS of Republicans with money who’ve been trying to prove that for years. Obviously, no proof exists.

Get a life.