“I mean, I view myself as a person that, like everybody else, is fighting for survival. That’s all I view myself as,” Trump told the Fox News.
“I really view myself now as somewhat of a messenger,” the 69-year-old leader said in response to a question.
Trump, who is among the two persons to succeed Obama as the most powerful individual of the world next January, said that he does not consider himself as powerful.
“I do not view myself as that,” he said when asked on he being so powerful now.
“You know, this is a massive thing that’s going on. These are millions and millions of people that have been disenfranchised from this country,” he said.
Appearing on the same show last night, his sonJr defended the campaign style of his father, arguing that this echoes the common people.
“I think the rise is largely in part because of the tone, because he’s finally saying things that everyone wants to say. He’s giving them a voice again,” said Trump Jr and described his father as aggressive and tough.
“When he talks and gets in a fight, he’s going to treat everyone the same way. It’s not about women or men – he did the same thing to Marco (Rubio), he did the same thing to Jeb (Bush),” he said in response to a question.