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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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Donald Trump's public admiration for strongman leaders and breaking of "taboos against racism and xenophobia" have encouraged oppression around the world, Human Rights Watch (HRW) has claimed. In its annual report on the state of human rights around the world, the group said growing intolerance ...
US President Donald Trump sat down for an interview with Reuters in the Oval Office on Wednesday (Jan 17). While the interview ended with takeaways of Trump's plan ahead for this year's midterm elections and tensions with North Korea, a truly remarkable exclusive was this photo of Trump and his ...

President Donald Trump announced the recipients of his so-called Fake News Awards, on Wednesday, his latest attack on the press that has drawn objections from within his own party. In a tweet, announcing "And the FAKE NEWS winners are . . . " Trump directed readers to the GOP.com website, which is ...
Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has revealed he asks his staff to print out Donald Trump's tweets so he can read them, according to several reports. Tillerson made the comments at a Stanford University talk on Wednesday, saying that by the time his staff hand him the printed tweets, early reactions to them ...
Adult movie actress Stormy Daniels purportedly denied having an extramarital affair with Donald Trump back in 2006, but she told a different story in 2011, according to a recently rediscovered magazine interview published Wednesday. InTouch magazine has just made public a 7-year-old interview with ...
Washington, DC - I suppose you could call it the day I finally figured out covering US President Donald Trump's White House was going to be a bumpy ride. It was February 16, 2017, less than a month into the presidency of Donald Trump. He had just allowed a select group of reporters - known as the "pool" ...

Washington (CNN) President Donald Trump insisted Thursday that he has remained consistent in his plans for a border wall, a day after his chief of staff, John Kelly, told Fox News he has "changed his attitude" on it. Trump was fuming after Kelly's Fox News interview, a source familiar with the matter told ...
GOP congressional leaders, already struggling to scrape together votes to avoid a government shutdown on Friday, suddenly have another problem to contend with: their own Republican president, Donald Trump. In a Thursday morning tweet that has rattled Republican nerves, Trump blasted the GOP ...
A decade on, the lines between America's political culture and celebrity culture have become even more blurred, which helps explain the rise of Donald Trump. An attention-hungry former reality TV star parlayed his primetime prominence into the presidency. For 14 seasons of The Apprentice, the billionaire ...
In early December, as President Donald Trump's approval rating reached a new low of 32 percent, the commander-in-chief was rating the 2020 Democratic field from behind the Resolute Desk in the Oval Office. Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders -- who had recently bested Trump in a poll that tested the two ...
President Donald Trump is spending Martin Luther King Jr. Day, a federal holiday meant to honor the United States' most iconic civil rights leader, at his golf club in Florida. Trump arrived at his Trump International Golf Club in West Palm Beach around 9 a.m. Monday, the White House press pool reported.
Haitian community members show up in large numbers at the Southern Blvd. bridge in West Palm Beach Monday, January 15, 2018 to protest recent remarks made by President Donald Trump against Haiti. The group said they were there to demand an apology from the President. Damon Higgins / The ...
Mike Pence is a man who usually seems very comfortable in a church. But on the Sunday before Martin Luther King Jr. Day, he elected to make an appearance at Metropolitan Baptist, a historically black church in Maryland, just a few days after Donald Trump derailed a bipartisan immigration negotiation ...
There seems to be a cycle in which we hear something outrageous, something inflammatory, something that is undeniably racist, and we say, at this point, it's impossible to avoid the conclusion that Donald Trump is racist. And then we move on to another series of outrages, and then maybe a month or two ...
Donald Trump has been obsessed with race for the entire time he has been a public figure. He had a history of making racist comments as a New York real-estate developer in the 1970s and '80s. More recently, his political rise was built on promulgating the lie that the nation's first black president was born ...
(Want to get this briefing by email? Here's the sign-up.) Good evening. Here's the latest. Photo. Credit Al Drago for The New York Times. 1. "I'm not a racist." With extraordinary directness, President Trump addressed a wave of outrage over reports that he made vulgar remarks at a White House meeting.

President Donald Trump has said he was "totally misrepresented" by those saying he used the term "shithole" to describe African nations last week. Mr Trump also said the allegation was hurting efforts to strike a deal to protect so-called Dreamer immigrants. The president was responding to a claim by ...
Dean Obeidallah, a former attorney, is the host of SiriusXM radio's daily program "The Dean Obeidallah Show" and a columnist for The Daily Beast. Follow him @DeanObeidallah. The opinions expressed in this commentary are his. (CNN) Donald Trump owes each and every American money. And I don't ...
DHS Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen Is Offended People Think Donald Trump Is Racist. "I would certainly say undoubtedly the president will use ― continue to use ― strong language when it comes to this issue." By Igor Bobic. 6k. 650. Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen on Sunday bristled at the ...
... Korea relationship. Donald Trump has blasted American media for reporting "fake news" surrounding his relationship with North Korea leader Kim Jong-un in a series of tweets claiming he was misquoted, it has emerged. By Joseph Carey. PUBLISHED: 05:03, Mon, Jan 15, 2018 | UPDATED: 07:31, Mon, Jan 15, 2018 ...
(CNN) Republican Sen. Jeff Flake of Arizona is expected to deliver a floor speech on Wednesday in which he will compare President Donald Trump's attacks on the news media to the rhetoric of late Soviet dictator Joseph Stalin. According to an excerpt of the speech, Flake will criticize the President for ...
Days after Donald Trump was accused of using racially charged language during bipartisan immigration talks, charges of bigotry once again threatened the president's agenda as lawmakers battled Sunday over his choice of words and his intentions. Rep. John Lewis (D-Ga.), a civil rights icon and frequent ...
She seems to have loosened her policies for Donald Trump's use of the word "shithole" to describe Haiti, El Salvador, and countries in Africa. Many second-day analysis stories have focussed on what Trump's use of the word tells us about the man's inner essence. Opinions range from "This is nothing new, ...
I am a Republican in the era of Donald Trump, and I am emotionally depleted by the constant cruelty of the president of the United States. I've told myself repeatedly that I am done being shocked by a degenerate of such magnitude that I wouldn't want to invite him to a family gathering for fear of what he ...
WASHINGTON -- Last summer, President Donald Trump publicly pinned much of the blame for his administration's woes on its communications efforts. the White House and his broader administration could do better at communicating his agenda in one unified voice, he conceded in a Fox News interview, ...
(Want to get this briefing by email? Here's the sign-up.) Good morning. Here's what you need to know: Photo. Credit Mohamad Torokman/Reuters. • President Mahmoud Abbas, above center, of the Palestinian Authority said that Israel had killed the 1990s Oslo Peace Accords. But he reserved his most ...
It's a trend evident in his assault on institutions that act as checks on his power, like the intelligence agencies, the judiciary and the press, that will bear the scars after he has left the Oval Office. "Donald Trump has no regard for rules, he has thumbed his nose at rules his entire life," said David Cay Johnston, ...
Stephen Colbert made a gross guess about what President Donald Trump really gets up to during his so-called "executive time" on Friday's "Late Show." Axios recently reported that Trump's daily schedule was getting shorter and that he dedicated several hours of the day to "executive time" ― which ...
To say that Donald Trump is not acting presidential is not to romanticize what we have seen from previous inhabitants of the office. But it is to hold him accountable for going far beyond the proper limits on presidential behavior. The biggest danger is that by tolerating Trump's behavior in office, the public will ...
The real Donald Trump was back two days later with his now notorious "shithole" remark, asking why the United States should accept people from places like Haiti or Africa instead of nice Nordic countries like Norway, and then tweeting his tiresome demands for a "Great Wall" along the Mexican border.
And just when you think America can't be any more offensive, it offends you even more. I got a call the other day from a close childhood friend who is currently serving time in federal prison. He's 11 years in on a 27-year bid, to be exact. No weapons, no shoot-outs, no dangling people out of a window; ...
Sen. Dianne Feinstein on Tuesday released a 312-page transcript of Fusion GPS co-founder Glenn Simpson's testimony to the Senate Judiciary Committee. Fusion GPS is the intelligence firm behind the infamous Steele dossier, which alleged a number of salacious connections between Trump and the ...
Indeed, we can be unified not only with each other but with Africa, El Salvador, Haiti, Mexico, the Middle East and beyond if we recognize President Donald Trump is an enemy of Americans, Republicans, Democrats, Independents and every new child born. An enemy of mankind. He is indeed an enemy of ...
Washington (CNN) President Donald Trump is no stranger to testifying in legal cases, once estimating that he had given more than 100 depositions and testified in the same number of court hearings as well. Trump's past depositions offer clues to how a high-stakes interview with special counsel Robert ...
(CNN) President Donald Trump is "in excellent health," White House physician, Dr. Ronny Jackson, said following his physical Friday. But it's not clear whether any mental health tests were conducted, despite urging from mental health professionals. Jackson received an urgent letter from dozens of doctors ...
President Donald Trump stirs up so many problems on a daily basis that his chief of staff, John Kelly, has come to define his success in terms of his ability to solve them. "If we end the day in neutral," Kelly has told close associates on several occasions, "it's a good day." Kelly still blames himself for returning ...
Washington (CNN) President Donald Trump on Friday avoided upending the nuclear deal with Iran that he has repeatedly disparaged, agreeing to waive key sanctions the US lifted as part of the deal. But Trump warned Friday in a statement that the waiver -- which must be issued every 120 days to keep ...
It went from bad to worse to catastrophic for the leader of the free world. Seriously, how did this happen? Jeremy Binckes01.13.2018•3:00 AM•0 Comments. 0 Comments. The United States ended the first week of 2018 by talking about the mental fitness of its president, thanks to a bombshell book that, among other things, ...
It read: "My involvement with Donald Trump was limited to a few public appearances and nothing more. "When I met Donald Trump, he was gracious, professional and a complete gentleman to me and everyone in my presence. "Rumours that I have received hush money from Donald Trump are completely ...
A career intelligence analyst who is an expert in hostage policy stood before President Donald Trump in the Oval Office last fall to brief him on the impending release of a family long held in Pakistan under uncertain circumstances. It was her first time meeting the president, and when she was done briefing, ...
Why is anyone still surprised by Trump's behavior in 2018? Even if his long and storied history of racism had escaped the "Apprentice"-watching public that viewed him as little more than a master of the celebrity-reality show genre, it's been close to three years since he launched his presidential campaign ...
President Donald Trump blamed his decision not to visit the UK on a "bad deal" negotiated by the Obama administration. The US Embassy in London says the plan to the finance a new embassy goes back to the George W. Bush administration. London Mayor Sadiq Khan said that Trump would have been met by mass ...
Peniel Joseph is the Barbara Jordan Chair in Ethics and Political Values and the founding director of the Center for the Study of Race and democracy at the LBJ school of Public Affairs at the University of Texas at Austin, where he is also a professor of history. He is the author of several books, most recently ...
While the longtime talk show host is famous for getting her guests to open up emotionally, Trump's signature move on The Apprentice was firing contestants, who often left the boardroom crying. But beneath their vastly different images, Winfrey and Trump share the same populist theology. Both preach a ...
Among the most memorable quotes from a new tell-all book about the Trump White House is Steve Bannon's prediction that President Donald Trump's oldest son would be hauled before Congress and grilled on live television about his contacts with Russians. "They're going to crack Don Junior like an egg ...
Michael Wolff's book, Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House, offered a glimpse into the Trump family unlike any other and the stories and secrets continue to unfold. Related: Donald Trump 'Chronically Unfaithful' to Melania Trump, 'Fire and Fury' Book Claims. The latest revelation from the book is that ...
President Donald Trump is scheduled to have his annual medical exam at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center on Friday. Many people, including some of my prominent psychiatric colleagues, think it should include a mandatory mental fitness evaluation. That's not going to happen, but that's OK.
(CNN) In the course of President Donald Trump's 55-minute public meeting with the top Democratic and Republican leaders in Congress on Tuesday, he said lots -- and lots -- of things. ("I hope we've given you enough material," Trump told reporters at one point. "That should cover you for about two weeks.
A personal lawyer for President Donald Trump, Michael Cohen, has filed two suits against BuzzFeed News and Fusion GPS, alleging that both defamed him when they participated in the dissemination and creation, respectively, of the Russia dossier, in which he is named. According to the suit, Cohen ...


 

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