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Trump could get big 'bonus' shares in new social media firm

Donald Trump's social media company will get tens of millions in special bonus shares in a new publicly traded entity if it performs well, handing the former president possibly billions of dollars in paper wealth based on current stock prices, according to a prospectus filed with security regulators Tuesday.

In this Saturday, July 24, 2021 file photo, former U.S. President Donald Trump speaks to supporters at a Turning Point Action gathering in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin, File)

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This undated electron microscope image made available by the U.S. National Institutes of Health in February 2020 shows the Novel Coronavirus SARS-CoV-2, orange, emerging from the surface of cells, green, cultured in the lab. (NIAID-RML via AP)