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From the staff of the Tampa Bay Times

Donald Trump's biggest money-maker is still his Miami-area golf resort

Donald Trump's biggest money-maker is still his Miami-area golf resort -- which brought more than twice as much money for the presumptive Republican presidential nominee last year than the year before.

Trump National Doral once again made more revenue for Trump than any other of his nearly 150 businesses: $131,892,107 according to a personal financial disclosure form made public Wednesday. That's more than double the $49,444,432 Trump reported making from the property in 2014.

Trump's campaign said his revenue grew overall, by about $190 million, to more than $557 million -- and that his net worth is "in excess of $10 billion dollars."

It's impossible to verify from the disclosure form, which Trump filed to the Federal Election Commission on Monday, if the campaign's totals are correct. The agency requires candidates to disclose most assets, incomes and liabilities in ranges, such as "over $50 million."

In its statement, Trump's campaign said the additional 2015 income was used "among other things, for the funding of construction projects at various multi-million dollar developments, reduction of debt and the funding of the campaign."

Trump's earlier filing, in July of last year, marked a pivotal point because the celebrity businessman showed he was serious about his candidacy. Before he turned in the form, skeptics argued a man as wealthy as Trump wouldn't want to make this much of his finances public.

In announcing his latest filing, Trump boasted in a statement that his 104-page report came in on time, without a request for an extension.

"Bernie Sanders has requested, on the other hand, an extension for his small report," Trump said, going after the Vermont senator unlikely to nab the Democratic nomination. "This is the difference between a businessman and all the talk, no action politicians that have failed the American people for far too long."

[Last modified: Wednesday, May 18, 2016 3:52pm]

    

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