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Donald Trump officially announces he's running for president

Real estate magnate and tabloid staple Donald Trump finally made it official on Tuesday, announcing that he is running for president in 2016. Trump joins the crowded field vying for the GOP nomination, which already includes over 10 other candidates.

"We need somebody who can take the brand of the United States and make it great again," Trump said, targeting obstacles and adversaries as widespread as ObamaCare, China, Mexico, environmentalists, and other politicians.

Trump additionally touted his connections and business experience in the speech. "I'm really rich," he said.

But Trump has a vision — however vague — of his America, too: "I'm going to be the greatest jobs president that God ever created," he said.