Trump declared he will finance on his own. “I am proud of my net worth,” he said, estimating this at $8.7 billion. The Democratic National Committee released a statement welcoming Mr. Trump’s candidacy. “(…)We look forward to hearing more about his ideas for the nation,” DNC spokeswoman Holly Shulman said. Trump has received between 3% and 5% support in recent national polls, enough to qualify for the Aug. 6 Fox News debate. “We will re-evaluate Trump’s role as host of ‘Celebrity Apprentice’ a NBC official said Tuesday as an immediate consequence of the announcement. Some commentators estimated that Trump will not become for real the President because “a truly successful person cannot run for public office” but his presence between the candidates will change something for debates’ quality.