Companies owned by Donald Trump have a debt of $ 650 million (EUR 573 million), more than double what was officially declared in his presidential campaign.
The newspaper “The New York Times” has hired a company to search all the information on more than 30 properties in the United States linked to the Republican candidate, including offices and golf courses.
In addition to the debt of 650 million dollars, the newspaper states that a “substantial part of his wealth is ‘tied’ to three passive partnerships should further 2 billion (1765 million)” to a number of creditors.
According to “The New York Times”, the debt could significantly affect the financial health of Trump.
The presidential campaign of millionaire tycoon has highlighted its success in real estate business, claiming a fortune of 10 billion dollars (about 8.8 billion) and stressing that his business vision is one of his greatest qualifications for running for president of the United States.
However, Trump rejected growing pressure even within the Republican Party, to disclose your tax return and allow an independent assessment of its assets.
The information on the campaign shows that their businesses are at least $ 315 million (EUR 278 million), the paper said in today’s edition, adding that the information appears to be accurate and that Donald Trump is not required to reveal all its business activities.
Although the newspaper did not accuse Trump of any wrongdoing, the investigation “reveals how the Trump deal remains shrouded in mystery.”
The research also found that Fortune Trump “deeply depends on a variety of lenders, including one that quoted himself in one of the attacks during his campaign,” writes “The New York Times.”
Among its creditors contained one of the largest banks in China – the country that the Republican candidate accuses him of being an economic enemy of the United States – and the investment bank Goldman Sachs, which said Trump influence his Democratic rival Hillary Clinton.
As president of the United States, the paper said, Trump would have the ability to exert greater influence in his business empire and net worth.