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Donald Trump

45t Preses o the Unitit States o Americae

Donald John Trump (born 14 Juin 1946) is the 45t an current Preses o the Unitit States. Prior tae entering politics he wis a businessman an televeesion personality on "The Apprentice".

Donald Trump
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45t Preses o the Unitit States
Assumed office
20 Januar 2017
Vice Preses Mike Pence
Precedit bi Barack Obama
Personal details
Born (1946-06-14) 14 Juin 1946 (age 73)
New York Ceety, New York, U.S.
Poleetical pairty Republican (1987–1999, 2009–2011, 2012–present)
Ither poleetical
Democratic (afore 1987, 2001–2009)
Reform (1999–2001)
Independent (2011–2012)[1][2]
Alma mater Fordham Varsity
Varsity of Pennsylvania (BS)
Religion Presbyterianism
Signatur Donald J Trump stylised autograph, in ink

Trump wis born an raised in Queens, New York Ceety, an earned an economics degree frae the Wharton School o the Varsity o Pennsylvania. He then teuk chairge o The Trump Organization, the real estate an construction firm foondit bi his paternal grandmither, which he ran for fower an a hauf decades till 2017. During his real estate career, Trump biggit, renovatit, an managed numerous office tours, hotels, casinos, an gowf coorses. Besides real estate, he stairtit several side venturs an haes licensed the uise of his name for the buistin o various products an properties. He awned the Miss USA an Miss Universe pageants frae 1996 tae 2015, an he hostit The Apprentice, a reality televeesion series on NBC televeesion, frae 2004 tae 2015. His calculatit net worth as o 2017 is $3.5 billion, makkin him the 544t richest person in the warld.

Trump first publicly expressed interest in runnin for poleetical office in 1987. He wan twa Reform Pairty presidential primars in 2000, but withdrew his candidacy early on. In Juin 2015, he launched his campaign for the 2016 presidential election an quickly emerged as the front-runner amang 17 candidates in the Republican primars. His final opponents suspendit thair campaigns in Mey 2016, an in Julie he wis formally nominatit at the Republican Naitional Convention alang wi Indiana govrenor Mike Pence as his runnin mate. Mony o his campaign statements war controversial or false, generatin much free media coverage.

Trump wan the general election on November 8, 2016, in a surpreese veectory against Democratic opponent Hillary Clinton. He acame the auldest an wealthiest person tae assume the presidency, the first withoot prior militar or govrenment service, an the fift electit wi less nor a plurality o the naitional popular vote. His poleetical poseetions hae been descrived bi scholars an commentators as populist, pertectionist, an naitionalist.


  1. Gillin, Joshua (August 24, 2015). "Bush says Trump was a Democrat longer than a Republican `in the last decade'". PolitiFact. Retrieved 2015-10-21. 
  2. Sargent, Hilary (January 22, 2014). "The Man Responsible for Donald Trump's Never-Ending Presidential Campaign". A New Hampshire Republican activist named Mike Dunbar dreamed up the idea of a Donald Trump presidency [in] early summer of 1987... Dunbar launched a ‘Draft Trump’ campaign... Stories about a possible Trump presidency ran in newspapers across the country... (Trump was registered as a Democrat at the time...)