“I’ve been here for three years.
I’ve never lost a bet.
I’m a believer in the people, I’m an evangelist for the community.
I think I’m going to be an amazing president.”
“I was born in Detroit, but I grew up in the middle of the Midwest,” he continued.
“I grew up on the streets, I grew at the corner, and I lived and breathed it.
I don’t know why people in the U.S. don’t see that.”
Trump, who has never held elected office before, is expected to announce his candidacy in a New Hampshire rally Wednesday.
The former reality TV star, who is now the Republican Party’s presumptive nominee, has yet to win any states or caucuses.
Trump has said he plans to release his tax returns and has denied that he’s receiving payments for speeches.
“They’re fake, and they’re made up.
They’ll never happen,” Trump said in a recent interview with CNN.
“These are all lies, and you can prove it.”