Trevor Noah said it was "overwhelming" that President Donald Trump may have lied about his fortune to get on the famous Forbes list over three decades ago.
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"If I were a Trump supporter," This new revelation would shock me, "Noah said on Monday, just days after an Ex-Forbes reporter claimed Trump had deceived him into Forbes' first 400 list To read magazine.
This proves that Trump's "entire provenance story was wrong," added "The Daily Show" host. "It would be like finding out that Batman's parents were never killed, they just moved to Florida."
Former Forbes journalist Jonathan Greenberg, who compiled the richest financial magazine list in the 1
Greenberg also claimed that Trump claims to be "John Barron," a reputed executive at The Trump Organization that helped Forbes valorize Trump at $ 100 million. According to Greenberg, the real estate developer at the time was actually worth less than $ 5 million at that time.
Noah, who played an audio recording of the alleged telephone conversation between "Barron" and Greenberg, said the revelation was proof that Trump had lied to the White House.
"Trump lied to get on the Forbes list, then the Forbes list arrested him as a mogul, then used his humpback plaster to get into the White House," Noah said. "Remember, his track record was not just a small detail of who he was, it was the real thing in his campaign.
"If I was a Trump fan I would be piped like that, I voted for a rich man who was successful and not a trickster who lied on the Forbes list," he added.
The Washington Post, which reported to Faust about Greenberg's allegations, said the White House declined to comment, and the Trump organization did not respond to the Post's request for comment.