http://www.dailykos.com/story/2016/...in-of-Trump-Fortune-Now-Relevant?detail=email On CNN, Trump Refuses To Condemn KKK. Racist Origin of Trump Fortune Now Relevant Only hours ago, in an interview with Jake Tapper on CNN, Donald Trump repeatedly refused to repudiate a political endorsement of Trump’s candidacy from KKK leader David Duke, pleading ignorance of ... dailykos.com A low estimate of the sum Donald Trump inherited directly from his father in the 1970s is $40 million dollars that, invested prudently, might have produced a fortune of 3-4 billion dollars today - which is in the ballpark of Donald Trump’s estimated fortune. There’s no need to belabor the record of Donald Trump’s numerous, explicitly racist comments made in pursuit of the U.S. presidency. What these new developments make quite clear is this: 1. Donald Trump has, at the very least, intentionally harnessed racism, as a key element of his campaign. 2. Trump’s personal fortune was built on institutionalized racism.