Capitol Report: What great wealth says, and doesn’t say, about the presidency

WASHINGTON (MarketWatch) — George Washington has stood alone in many ways in American history, but he’s about to lose out to Donald Trump for one sobriquet: richest president ever.

The exact wealth of Trump is unclear because he hasn’t made his tax returns public, but his net worth is about $3.7 billion, Forbes magazine estimates.

The value of Trump’s holdings dwarf the estimated net worth of the nation’s first president, who held more than a half-billion in assets in today’s dollars at the peak of his career, according to the website 24/7 Wall St. The website has performed the most comprehensive analysis of presidential wealth.

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