Trump declares he has actually ‘never ever been a fan’ of Ken Langone

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Former President Donald Trump on Ken Langone: I've never been a fan

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Donald Trump declared in an interview on CNBC that he had “never been a fan” of Home Depot co-founder Ken Langone, the billionaire financier who backed the previous president’s main opposition, Nikki Haley.

Trump’s review was triggered by a clip aired throughout his Monday look on “Squawk Box.”

“I worry if Trump wins, it’s going to be four years of getting even,” Langone stated in the clip.

“Well, look, I’ve never been a fan of Ken,” Trump stated. “I don’t know if he supported me … because I was the only one that he could support … but I’ve never been a fan.”

Trump’s talk about Langone mark the current break in an alliance that appeared strong simply 4 years earlier.

In 2020, Trump raved about Langone on social networks, calling him a “great American.” Trump and Langone touched in 2020 throughout the Covid-19 pandemic, according to archived records of the previous president’s schedule.

Langone provided $100,000 to Trump’s 2017 governmental inaugural committee, according to information from the not-for-profit Open Secrets.

In a different interview in January, Langone stated he would not support Trump if the previous president were the Republican candidate.

Langone contributed $500,000 in 2015 to a pro-Haley incredibly PAC, while the previous South Carolina guv was still running the GOP primary.

Langone co-founded Home Depot more than 40 years earlier, and he has a net worth of upward of $8 billion, according toForbes He works as chairman of the board of trustees of New York University Langone Health.

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