Trump says he doesn't need Koch: 'I got my own money'

GOP front-runner Donald TrumpDonald John TrumpJustice Department preparing for Mueller report as soon as next week: reports Smollett lawyers declare 'Empire' star innocent Pelosi asks members to support resolution against emergency declaration MORE said Wednesday he doesn’t need the support of campaign funding powerhouse Charles Koch, saying, “I got my own money.”


“What he says bears no relationship on what I do or say. I don’t need his money. I got my own money,” Trump told Breitbart News Daily on Wednesday.

Koch on Sunday had criticized Trump’s proposal for a temporary ban on letting Muslims into the country, calling it reminiscent of Nazi Germany.

Meanwhile, he told ABC on Sunday he thinks "it’s possible" a Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonFBI’s top lawyer believed Hillary Clinton should face charges, but was talked out of it Harris adds key Clinton aide, women of color to 2020 campaign: report Democrats more likely Trump's foil, than to foil Trump MORE presidency would be better than putting a Republican in the White House, another comment Trump took issue with.

“He made some statements that were not very good for the Republican Party, and that’s too bad,” Trump said. “But again, you have a lot of people that need him, and I don’t need him at all.”

Trump said Koch wouldn't like him as president because he wouldn't be a "puppet."

“I’m going to do what’s right for the American people,” Trump said. “And he can have his puppets, and they’re all over the place.”