For The Donald, he announced that he was not running for president either, even though he said "if I ran, I'd win." The day after Trump announced he would not be running, NBC said in a press release that it had renewed the contract to keep Trump on The Apprentice. Trump will now make approximately $3 million per episode.
Knowing that the President of the United States is paid roughly $400,000 annually for his services, was it ever really in question if either of these gentlemen would run for office? Both men are paid huge sums of money to appear on television.