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Donald John Trump (born June 14, 1946) is an American businessman, television personality, author, politician, and the Republican Party nominee for President of the United States in the 2016 election. He is chairman of The Trump Organization, which is the principal holding company for his real estate ventures and other business interests.


Born and raised in New York City, Trump is a graduate of the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania with an economics degree. While attending college, Trump worked in his father Fred Trump's real estate and construction firm. He assumed control of the business in 1973, later renaming it The Trump Organization. During his career, Trump has built hotels, casinos, golf courses, the Manhattan neighborhood Riverside South, and numerous other developments, many of which bear his name, including Trump Entertainment Resorts (now owned by Carl Icahn). He briefly sought the Reform Party's nomination in the 2000 presidential election, withdrawing prior to any primary contests, although he won two primaries after his withdrawal. Listed by Forbes among the wealthiest 400 of The World's Billionaires, Trump and his businesses, as well as his three marriages, have for decades received prominent media exposure. He hosted The Apprentice, a popular reality television show on NBC, from 2004 to 2015.

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Dolores Leis Antelo may live an ocean away from the leader of the free world, but give her a once over and you'd hardly tell the difference between her and Donald Trump. Antelo, who lives in rural Spain, went viral this week after a photo of her holding a hoe at her farm in Nanton, La Coruna began to ...
In a filing Wednesday afternoon, attorneys for President Donald Trump told the federal judge overseeing the investigation of his personal attorney, Michael Cohen, that Trump would, as necessary, personally review documents to ensure that privileged information is not revealed accidentally to the FBI or ...

“In many ways the performances of Donald Trump remind me of male chimpanzees and their dominance rituals,” Jane Goodall, the anthropologist, told me shortly before Trump won the GOP nomination. “In order to impress rivals, males seeking to rise in the dominance hierarchy perform spectacular ...
President Donald Trump tweeted congratulations this morning to Republican Debbie Lesko on Tuesday night's win in the special election for Arizona House seat, blasting that “Press is so silent” on the subject. Related · Donald Trump And Kanye West Having Twitter Bromance; White House Ducks ...
(CNN) White House press secretary Sarah Sanders doesn't usually reveal much in her daily press briefings -- at least not intentionally. But on Wednesday, she gave us a pretty clear idea of how President Donald Trump went about vetting his Veterans Affairs nominee Ronny Jackson. "A very thorough ...
Washington (CNN) Two Democratic lawmakers are inquiring about the steps the White House is taking to make sure President Donald Trump's personal communications are protected after it was reported that Trump has ramped up the use of his personal cell phone. Wednesday morning, Reps. Ted Lieu of ...

Since becoming president, Donald Trump's every move has been thrust into the spotlight — including his many awkward attempts to show PDA with his seemingly reluctant wife, Melania Trump. Donald Trump's Family. The first tense moment came on Inauguration Day in January 2017, when the real estate ...
Rapper and designer Kanye West says he still supports President Donald Trump – calling him “my brother” as part of a days-long Twitter rant about life, philosophy, music and politics. “You don't have to agree with trump but the mob can't make me not love him. We are both dragon energy. He is my brother.
Programming note: Former FBI director James Comey answers questions from a live audience at CNN's Town Hall, hosted by Anderson Cooper. Watch via CNNgo or on CNN TV tonight at 8 p.m. ET. (CNN) James Comey has shifted hundreds of thousands of copies of a "A Higher Loyalty" and has a ...
Trevor Noah: If I Supported Donald Trump, This New Revelation Would Have Me Shook. "Because it turns out his entire origin story was fake." By Lee Moran ...
"I'm here to deal with the President of the United States and people of the United States elected Donald Trump." Such an unequivocal embrace must be music to the ears of Trump, who often behaves like he thinks that the legitimacy of his election is being undermined -- either by the Russia probe or by the ...
Folks online called out President Donald Trump over his contempt for the environment after he took part in a tree-planting ceremony outside the White House on Monday. Trump joined his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron to symbolically shovel dirt around a young European sessile oak, which Macron ...
The first full term of the Supreme Court in the Trump era is wrapping up with a lawsuit that epitomizes the nature of the person occupying the Oval Office. On Wednesday the justices will hear oral arguments in the final and perhaps biggest case of the term — Trump v. Hawaii, a challenge to the legality and ...
President Donald Trump twice gave James Comey an alibi for why a salacious report about the 2013 Miss Universe pageant in Moscow couldn't be true: He never even spent the night in Russia during that trip, Trump told the former FBI director, according to Comey's memos about the conversations. Yet the ...
(CNN) President Donald Trump is increasingly relying on his personal cell phone to contact outside advisers, multiple sources inside and outside the White House told CNN, as Trump returns to the free-wheeling mode of operation that characterized the earliest days of his administration. "He uses it a lot ...
Washington (CNN) Ivana Trump says she doesn't think it's necessary for her ex-husband, Donald Trump, to run for re-election in 2020, according to an interview with Page Six. "He has a good life and he has everything. Donald is going to be 74, 73 for the next (election) and maybe he should just go and ...
Here's a riddle for you: more than a year into his presidency, why has Donald Trump continued to treat Russia with the sort of respect and deference that U.S. allies, Barack Obama, kneeling N.F.L. players, the mayor of San Juan, Mika Brzezinski, CNN, Rod Rosenstein, Andrew McCabe, The New York ...

The other day I put out the call on my Facebook page: “What one adjective best describes Donald Trump?” The first thing to report is that a surprising number of my Facebook friends either don't read directions well or don't know what an adjective is. I ended up deleting about 200 responses that were nouns ...
Donald Trump is not happy about the price of oil. Looks like OPEC is at it again. With record amounts of Oil all over the place, including the fully loaded ships at sea, Oil prices are artificially Very High! No good and will not be accepted! — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) April 20, 2018.
James Comey's tell-all book, A Higher Loyalty: Truth, Lies, and Leadership, is already a bestseller, but on Thursday the Associated Press ensured a second work by the former F.B.I. director would circulate just as widely when it published 15 pages of Comey's unreleased memos. Much of the information ...
Big win for President Donald Trump on Friday as North Korean ruler Kim Jong Un made a nuclear U turn and announced he was suspending the country's nuclear and missile tests and shutting the country's nuclear test site in the north. Related · Samantha Bee Asks "Is Sean Hannity A Serial Killer?".
WASHINGTON — Taking a page from its response to the Watergate break-in, the Democratic National Committee filed suit on Friday against President Donald Trump's campaign, the Russian government and WikiLeaks for allegedly engaging in a conspiracy to damage the Democratic Party during the ...
With two alleged extramarital affairs looming over the presidency, white evangelicals are doubling down on their support for Donald Trump. But the near-term political gains their support is yielding may come at a high cost for the future of the faith. A new survey released this week by PRRI, where I serve as ...
President Donald Trump will be in Dallas next month for a joint fundraiser hosted by the Republican National Committee and Trump's re-election campaign. According to an invitation obtained by The Dallas Morning News, the event is scheduled for May 14. The location and time have not been publicized.
Washington (CNN) In the course of the 2016 campaign, Donald Trump called Ted Cruz a liar, not-so-subtly suggested Cruz's wife was unattractive and floated the possibility that Cruz's father might have had a role in the assassination of John F. Kennedy. So it makes perfect sense that Cruz penned a ...
On the evening of 13 April 2018, the United States and European allies launched airstrikes against Syrian research, storage, and military targets as part of an operation intended by President Donald Trump to punish Syrian President Bashar al-Assad for a suspected chemical attack near Damascus that reportedly killed ...
McConnell said the bill is unnecessary because President Donald Trump will not fire Mueller. “We'll not be having this on the floor of the Senate,” McConnell said on Fox News. His comments came amid widespread opposition to the bill among members of his caucus, with several GOP senators saying the ...
President Donald Trump has renewed his attack on a huge Pacific trade pact just days after raising the possibility of the United States rejoining it. Trump wrote on Twitter late Tuesday that he thought the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) didn't represent a good deal for the world's biggest economy.
(CNN) What exactly did President Donald Trump mean by "breeding" when he tweeted Wednesday about cities that will not cooperate with the federal government to deport the undocumented. This is Donald Trump. He meant exactly what you think. The tweet, offered Wednesday morning, argued that ...
Donald Trump's company sent the Department of the Treasury a $151,470 check signed by Eric Trump, the Trump Organization's executive vice president, for the “unconditioned and general use of the federal government,” according to a copy of the check and other documents obtained by BuzzFeed News ...
(CNN) On Wednesday morning, Donald Trump sent a tweet raising questions about the sketch of a man who allegedly harassed a porn star to keep her from talking about a sexual encounter with the current President of the United States aka Donald Trump. Whew. Go back and read that sentence again.
(CNN) Mitch McConnell said something very odd Tuesday in an interview with Fox News Channel. Asked about the ongoing bipartisan effort in the Senate to pass legislation to protect special counsel Robert Mueller, McConnell said this: "I don't think he should fire Mueller and I don't think he's going to.
This brings us to how Bill Clinton and Donald Trump are corrupted. For Trump, there is a real prospect that the sitting president is making public policy to advance his private interests. He declined to divest from his real-estate empire upon taking the office. This sort of concern appears to be the direction of ...
Donald Trump's very first meeting with Chinese leader Xi Jinping last year at the US president's private Florida club was a highly anticipated event—Trump had promised a “tough” discussion after accusing Beijing of cheating on trade. However, any talk of economics became largely overshadowed by an ...
Interested buyers can own a piece of presidential history in Greenwich, where a mansion President Donald Trump lived in with then-wife Ivana in the 1980s is back on the market with an asking price of $45 million. Trump bought the home, on a peninsula overlooking Long Island Sound, for $4 million in ...
Donald Trump hates Jeff Sessions with a passion. Sessions thought he was going to be a Trump guy, coming out all early in support of Trump for president. He thought he was in for sure when Trump put him up for the U.S. Attorney General job. He was probably like “I'm in there!” Poor stupid Sessions.
(WEST PALM BEACH, Fla.) — President Donald Trump said Tuesday that the U.S. and North Korea are holding direct talks at “extremely high levels” in preparation for a potential summit with dictator Kim Jong Un. At Mar-a-Lago with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, Trump also confirmed that North ...
Once again President Donald Trump will get out of town on the night of the White House Correspondents' Dinner to be billed and cooed over by thousands of rally fans. This time, Trump is holding his WHCD counter-programming clambake in Washington – Michigan. Related · Fox News Sticks By Sean ...
Washington (CNN) Earlier this month, President Donald Trump made a bold declaration: "Probably nobody's been tougher on Russia than Donald Trump." As evidence, Trump noted that he had authorized the expulsion of 60 Russian diplomats from the United States last month in the wake of nerve agent ...
President Donald Trump had nothing but praise for wife Melania in a recent email to supporters, gushing that his third wife is “my rock and foundation” as he continues to face fallout over affair allegations from multiple women. Supporters of the president received an email from the Trump Make America ...
I think there's an objective view about what you should expect of your leaders and Donald Trump is not even close to that," he said Tuesday morning. "Do you believe this (Trump) is a person who's a man of principle and character, the answer is clearly no, so then the question is why do you defend him?," ...
As the Trump Administration moves closer to talks with North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un, fears are mounting from allies and U.S. national security officials on whether President Donald Trump can secure a landmark nuclear deal without giving away too much. In between meetings with Japan's Prime ...
Washington (CNN) Happy Tax Day! You have until midnight tonight to file with the IRS -- or, like President Donald Trump -- to ask for an extension. In honor of this worst of "holidays," here are 10 things you shouldn't forget about Trump's taxes. CNN's Chris Cillizza cuts through the political spin and tells you ...
Something you may have picked up on over the past two years is that Donald Trump lacks the filter that prevents other homo sapiens from saying or tweeting all the asinine thoughts that come into their heads. Sure, his physician declared back in January that he had “absolutely no concerns” about Trump's ...
(WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump on Saturday declared “Mission Accomplished” for a U.S.-led allied missile attack on Syria's chemical weapons program, but the Pentagon said the pummeling of three chemical-related facilities left enough others intact to enable the Assad government to use ...
CBS continued to dominate a Donald Trump-interrupted Friday, with Hawaii Five-O taking honors in the key 18-49 age bracket and Blue Bloods topping the night in total viewers. Related · Russia Responds To Syria Air Strikes: "We Are Being Threatened". It marked CBS's 21st Friday win of the season in ...
Boston hedge fund billionaire Seth Klarman lavished more than $7 million on Republican candidates and political committees during the Obama administration, using his fortune to help underwrite a GOP takeover of the federal government. But the rise of Donald Trump shocked and dismayed Klarman, ...
For the second time in his presidency, President Donald Trump stared, horrified at pictures of children killed in a chemical attack in Syria. And for the second time in his presidency, those visceral images helped propel Trump toward military strikes in a country he sees as a trap for the United States. At times ...
Donald Trump can't catch a break, mostly because Donald Trump is extremely bad at being President of the United States. Trump took to Twitter on Saturday morning with a triumphant message after U.S., French, and British precision strikes hit key targets in Syria on Friday evening. "A perfectly executed ...
Only President Donald Trump knows for sure if he has decided to fire special counsel Robert Mueller or senior staffers at the U.S. Department of Justice. But White House aides and members of Congress, responding to the president's angry tweets and to on-the-record statements by his spokespeople, are ...


 

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