An adaptation from White House, Inc: How Donald Trump Turned the Presidency into a Business by Dan Alexander.
Donald Trump never really got out of business. Sure, he handed day-to-day management of his companies to his children, like a lot of tycoons who get preoccupied with other interests late in life. But the president held onto ownership of his assets after taking office, ensuring that he would continue to generate money while serving in the White House. From 2017 to 2019, the president’s businesses raked in an estimated $1.9 billion of revenue.Forbes Trump’s Businesses Raked In $1.9 Billion Of Revenue During His First Three Years In Office