Donald Trump Announces Exploratory Committee

After several flirtations, he takes a concrete step toward a presidential campaign.

Donald Trump is pictured while announcing a new hotel and condo tower in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, on Monday, June 19, 2013.

Photographer: Ben Nelms/Bloomberg

Donald Trump, the real estate mogul and TV personality who has often flirted with running for public office, said he would form a committee to explore a presidential candidacy Wednesday.

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