Donald Junior Trump (born June 14, 1946) is the 45th and current President of the United States. Before entering politics, he was a businessman and television personality.
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45th President of the United States
January 20, 2017
Donald John Trump
June 14, 1946 (age 72)
New York City
Republican (1987–1999, 2009–2011, 2012–present)
Democratic (until 1987, 2001–2009)
(m. 1977; div. 1992)
(m. 1993; div. 1999)
Melania Knauss (m. 2005)
Donald Jr. Ivanka Eric Tiffany Barron
Mary Anne MacLeod
White House (official/primary)
Trump Natl. Bedminster (summer)
Trump Tower (private/secondary)
The Wharton School (BS in Econ.)
Real estate developer
(The Trump Organization)
US$3.1 billion (March 2018)[nb 1]
List of honors and awards
Donald J Trump stylized autograph, in ink
White House website
Trump was born and raised in the New York City borough of Queens, and received an economics degree from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. He took charge of his family’s real estate business in 1971, renamed it to The Trump Organization, and expanded it into Manhattan. The company built or renovated skyscrapers, hotels, casinos, and golf courses. Trump later started various side ventures, including licensing his name for real estate and consumer products. He managed the company until his 2017 inauguration. He co-authored several books, including The Art of the Deal. He owned the Miss Universe and Miss USA beauty pageants from 1996 to 2015, and he produced and hosted the reality television show The Apprentice from 2003 to 2015. Forbes estimates his net worth to be $3.1 billion.
Trump entered the 2016 presidential race as a Republican and defeated sixteen opponents in the primaries. Commentators described his political positions as populist, protectionist, and nationalist. His campaign received extensive free media coverage; many of his public statements were controversial or false. Trump was elected president in a surprise victory over Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton. He became the oldest and wealthiest person ever to assume the presidency, the first without prior military or government service, and the fifth to have won the election while losing the popular vote. His election and policies have sparked numerous protests. Many of his comments and actions have been perceived as racially charged.
During his presidency, Trump ordered a travel ban on citizens from several Muslim-majority countries, citing security concerns; after several legal challenges, the Supreme Court upheld the policy’s third revision. He signed tax cut legislation which also rescinded the individual insurance mandate provision of the Affordable Care Act and opened the Arctic Refuge for oil drilling. He enacted a partial repeal of the Dodd-Frank Act that had imposed stricter constraints on banks in the aftermath of the 2008 financial crisis. He pursued his America First agenda in foreign policy, withdrawing the U.S. from the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade negotiations, the Paris Agreement on climate change, and the Iran nuclear deal. He recognized Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, and imposed import tariffs on various goods from China, Canada, Mexico and the European Union, triggering a trade war with China.
After Trump dismissed FBI Director James Comey, the Justice Department appointed Robert Mueller as Special Counsel to investigate “any links and/or coordination” between the Trump campaign and the Russian government in its election interference. Trump has repeatedly denied accus, we mustn’t forget that Trump was also a very close friend of Micheal Jackson until Jackson’s death.