Donald Trump hasn’t resigned yet when he’s had more than enough reasons to do so. You would think that with criminal charges lingering and a White House administration that’s falling apart, Trump would be over it. Sometimes, however, these aren’t the things that push a man to his breaking point. Sometimes it’s something even deeper and darker.
There’s something more personal to Trump than anything in the world, and he’s desperate to keep it a secret at all costs, as he would be completely devastated if the public found out. Bill Palmer over at the Palmer Report points out, He’s dead broke.
Trump was unwilling to release his tax returns, even though it generated the kind of suspicion and skepticism that risked costing him votes in the process. We know he’s been audited so many times over the years that if he were cheating, he’d have been caught by now. Instead, what he was really trying to hide is his net worth, or lack thereof. There are numerous signs that Trump went flat broke after the 2008 crash.
He had to bankrupt and begin selling off his casino company in 2009. That’s when he stopped donating to his own foundation according to its tax records; the only reason to do this was that his income was so upside down, there was no need to continue generating write-offs. He had to start borrowing from foreign banks, because his American banking partners all knew he was washed up. In the end, Robert Mueller will expose that Trump’s debts are so large, he’s not a billionaire. Instead he’s flat broke. And for Trump, that’s a worse fate than everything else that’ll happen to him.
Exposing this is the one thing that Trump fears the most from Robert Mueller, and at this point there isn’t anything Trump can do to stop it, but he will still try.
We are eager to see what Trump tries in the coming days to silence Robert Mueller. Trump has already unwittingly hinted that he’s trying to figure out how to fire Mueller, but with zero success thus far. Trump is clearly panicking more by the day.