Politics 24 October 2012 Donald Trump demands Obama's records for... five million dollars An offer he "can't refuse", but probably will refuse. Print HTML Donald Trump has made a video asking Obama to release his college records, applications and passport information, saying that in return he will give $5m to a charity of Obama's choice. There has been widespread and fervid speculation that Obama will probably ignore the request. But why $5m? Is a particularly good rate for college application information these days? Or is it just the current "offer one can't refuse"? Who decides these things? It's hard to say at this point: all we can be sure of is that before making the video Trump and his assistants had a conversation almost exactly like this one: › Superman vs the blogosphere Trump. Photograph: Getty Images Martha Gill writes the weekly Irrational Animals column. You can follow her on Twitter here: @Martha_Gill. Subscribe More Related articles Chinese loan sharks are using nudes as collateral. Is this the grim future of revenge porn? Tea Leavers and Champagne for Remain: what your shopping basket says about your EU stance “I’m a big boy”: What happened when MPs grilled Philip Green about the BHS scandal?