Donald Trump Announces 2016 Presidential Run

CBS DC

WASHINGTON — With a presidential field approaching 20 high-profile Republicans, the GOP’s 2016 class offers voters a little bit of everything.

There is the top-tier, a group that includes former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush, who formally launched his candidacy on Monday. There are the single-issue candidates such as South Carolina Sen. Lindsey Graham, who talks about national security and little else. There are even the quixotic underdogs, such as Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal, ambitious against all odds.

And then there is Donald Trump.

The Donald, as he is known as a celebrity, announced his 2016 intentions on Tuesday at a Manhattan skyscraper that bears his name.

He is a businessman, a reality television star and a master of self-promotion. And he’s is positioned to have a greater impact on the early months of the Republican presidential primary contest than many GOP leaders would like.

Trump will be required to release…

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