Trump Blasts ‘Stupid’ Leaders in Sweary Vegas Speech

Supporters told they'll be 'very happy' with decision on White House bid
By Rob Quinn,  Newser Staff
Posted Apr 29, 2011 3:54 AM CDT
Trump Blasts 'Stupid' Leaders in Sweary Vegas Speech
Donald Trump speaks to a crowd of 600 people during a gathering of Republican women's groups, yesterday in Vegas.   (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)

(Newser) – A jubilant Donald Trump assured a crowd of supporters in Las Vegas last night that he'll make a decision on a White House run soon—and his choice will make them "very happy." Trump, in an expletive-packed speech focusing mainly on foreign affairs, called the nation's leaders "stupid people" and crowed about the release of President Obama's birth certificate, reports AP." He did it because we went after him hard," Trump said. "We're tough negotiators like this country needs."

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Trump told the crowd at the Treasure Island casino that America should take over the oil fields in Iraq and Libya, and demand payment for protecting other countries. "While we're spending billions of dollars being policemen of the world, China is spending billions of dollars a day buying the world," he said. Trump got plenty of cheers, but the Republican crowd seemed split over how serious he really is about a presidential bid, the New York Times notes. (Read more Donald Trump stories.)

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