Monday, March 20, 2017

Donald Trump Falls 220 Spots On Forbes' "World Richest People" List


President Trump falls 220 spots on Forbes Magazine's list of the world's richest people.

Via the BBC:

Microsoft founder Bill Gates again tops Forbes’ list of the world’s richest people, in a year when the number of billionaires rose 13% to 2,043.

According to the magazine’s annual rich list, Mr Gates’ fortune rose to $86bn, from $75bn, followed by investor Warren Buffett, up $14.8bn to $75.6bn.

It was bad news for US President Donald Trump, who slipped 220 spots to 544 and must now rub along on just $3.5bn. Forbes said the $1bn fall in his wealth was due to the slow US property market.

Get ready for more pronouncements of "Fake news!" any minute now.

(h/t JMG)

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