Trump's Chicago real estate flop
Aug 22, 2016 1:28 PM -
A central premise of Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump's pitch to voters is that his business success qualifies him for the Oval Office -- but his yearslong effort to rent retail space at the base of Trump's namesake tower in Chicago has been a total failure. The billionaire businessman and reality show star, the son of a builder, highlights his real estate development expertise as a selling point. Indeed, a selection of Trump's construction projects -- mostly in New York -- were elements in two biographical videos about Trump at the Republican National Convention in Cleveland.