Billionaire Donald Trump has made it official.  he will run for President of the United States.

Trump made the announcement this morning at a kickoff event that was held in New York City.

With Trump's entrance into the race, there are now 12 candidates who are running for the Republican nomination to be President.

Trump says the nation as we know it is in serious trouble.

He says he believes we are getting weaker as a nation, while the our enemies are gaining strength, and he resolves to change that if he is elected.

Trump said in today's press event that Obamacare is "the big lie".  The 69-year-old says our country needs a "great leader".