Trump addresses Lincoln Day Dinner

Donald Trump brought his unique brand of enthusiasm and no-nonsense business to the annual Lincoln Day Dinner in New York, where he address the audience at the lavish event. Organised by the New York County Republican Committee, Trump reiterated his stance that he would run for New York State governor in 2014 if the state Republican party supported him without a primary challenge.
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Real estate magnate Donald Trump speaks at the New York County Republican Committee Annual Lincoln Day Dinner on February 12, 2014 in New York City. Trump said that he would run for New York State governor in 2014 if the state Republican party supported him without a primary challenge. (Getty Images)
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Real estate magnate Donald Trump speaks at the New York County Republican Committee Annual Lincoln Day Dinner on February 12, 2014 in New York City. Trump said that he would run for New York State governor in 2014 if the state Republican party supported him without a primary challenge. (Getty Images)
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Real estate magnate Donald Trump speaks at the New York County Republican Committee Annual Lincoln Day Dinner on February 12, 2014 in New York City. Trump said that he would run for New York State governor in 2014 if the state Republican party supported him without a primary challenge. (Getty Images)
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Real estate magnate Donald Trump greets people in the VIP room of the New York County Republican Committee Annual Lincoln Day Dinner on February 12, 2014 in New York City. Trump said that he would run for New York State governor in 2014 if the state Republican party supported him without a primary challenge. (Getty Images)
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People, including former New York City Republican mayoral candidate Joe Lhota (R), wait to meet Donald Trump in the VIP room of the New York County Republican Committee Annual Lincoln Day Dinner on February 12, 2014 in New York City. Trump said that he would run for New York State governor in 2014 if the state Republican party supported him without a primary challenge. (Getty Images)
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An inflatable elephant stands in a reception area ahead of Donald Trump's speech at the New York County Republican Committee Annual Lincoln Day Dinner on February 12, 2014 in New York City. Trump said that he would run for New York State governor in 2014 if the state Republican party supported him without a primary challenge. (Getty Images)
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People wait to meet real estate magnate Donald Trump in the VIP room of the New York County Republican Committee Annual Lincoln Day Dinner on February 12, 2014 in New York City. Trump said that he would run for New York State governor in 2014 if the state Republican party supported him without a primary challenge. (Getty Images)
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People photograph Donald Trump in the VIP room of the New York County Republican Committee Annual Lincoln Day Dinner on February 12, 2014 in New York City. Trump said that he would run for New York State governor in 2014 if the state Republican party supported him without a primary challenge. (Getty Images)