Saudi Arabia's billionaire Prince Alwaleed bin Talal gives a press conference in the Saudi capital, Riyadh, on July 1, 2015. Alwaleed pledged his entire $32-billion (28.8-billion-euro) fortune to charitable projects over the coming years. The prince said in a statement that the "philanthropic pledge will help build bridges to foster cultural understanding, develop communities, empower women, enable youth, provide vital disaster relief and create a more tolerant and accepting world." AFP PHOTO / FAYEZ NURELDINE (Photo credit should read FAYEZ NURELDINE/AFP/Getty Images)
Billionaire Saudi Prince Sends Very Clear Message to Donald Trump
A member of the Saudi royal family expressed his strong disproval for Donald Trump on Friday, The Blaze reports. Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal called the controversial Republican frontrunner a “disgrace” to America and urged him to immediately leave the race.
“Withdraw from the U.S presidential race as you will never win,” he tweeted. The message from Bin Talal comes after Trump said he would place a temporary ban on all Muslim immigration
if he were to become president.This is not the first time the Saudi billionaire has become involved in U.S. political affairs.
As The Hill noted, Bin Talal’s $10 million check after 9/11 was rejected by then-New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani over previous controversial remarks on Israel. Forbes ranked Bin Talal as the 34th richest man in the world, estimating his net worth at $24.9 billion.