1. 2012

    Trump Leaves GOP

    TV personality Donald Trump attends the SiriusXM reopening of Studio 54 for "One Night Only" at Studio 54 in New York City on Tuesday, October 18, 2011. (AP Photo/ Donald Traill)

    Donald Traill / AP Photos

    They’re fired! Donald Trump has officially left the Republican Party, changing his voter registration to “unaffiliated.” An aide said that Trump switched “in order to preserve his right to run for president as an independent if he’s not satisfied with who the Republicans nominate.” The aide added that Trump was “disgusted” with the GOP’s handling of the payroll-tax-cut extension.

    Read it at CNN