But the brash businessman’s audition doesn’t go exactly to plan.
While Trump spouts off his hateful rhetoric about suspending immigration, head judge Simon Cowell puts his fingers firmly in his ears.
The four judges soon push their buzzers, giving Trump a punishing four Xs.
Cowell then declares Trump’s efforts “one of the worst things I’ve ever heard in my life.” “You remind me of clowns and clowns scare me,” he adds.
Check it out in the clip above.
Editor’s note: Donald Trump regularly incites political violence and is a serial liar, rampant xenophobe, racist, misogynist and birther who has repeatedly pledged to ban all Muslims — 1.6 billion members of an entire religion — from entering the U.S.