Donald John Trump is an American businessman, television personality, politician, and also the 45th President of the us.
From Jamaica, Queens, New York City, Trump received President Donald J Trump an economics degree in the Wharton School from the University of Pennsylvania in 1968. In 1971, he took charge of his family's property and construction firm, Elizabeth Trump & Son, that was later renamed The Trump Organization. Throughout his business career, Trump built, renovated, and managed numerous office towers, hotels, casinos, and courses. He's lent the use of his name within the branding of numerous products. He owned the Miss USA and Miss Universe pageants from 1996 to 2015, and from 2004 to 2015, he hosted The Apprentice, a reality television series on NBC. By 2016, Forbes listed him as the 324th wealthiest person in the world and 113th richest in the usa, having a net worth of $4.5 billion.
Trump sought the Reform Party's presidential nomination in 2000, but withdrew before voting began. He considered running like a Republican for that 2012 election, but ultimately decided against it. In June 2015, he announced his candidacy for the 2016 election, and quickly become the front-runner among 17 candidates within the Republican primaries. His final opponents suspended each campaign in May 2016, as well as in July he was formally nominated at the Republican National Convention along with Mike Pence as his running mate. His campaign received unprecedented media coverage and international attention. A lot of his statements in interviews, on social networking, and at campaign rallies were controversial or false.
Trump won the overall election on November 8, 2016, in a surprise victory against Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton. At 70, he became the oldest and wealthiest person to assume the presidency, the first without prior military or government service, and the fifth elected with under the plurality from the national popular vote.
Trump's platform emphasizes renegotiating U.S.-China relations and free trade agreements for example NAFTA and also the Trans-Pacific Partnership, strongly enforcing immigration laws, and creating a new wall along the U.S.-Mexico border. His other positions include pursuing energy independence while opposing climate change regulations such as the Clean Power Plan and the Paris Agreement, modernizing and expediting services for veterans, repealing and replacing the Affordable Care Act, abolishing Common Core education standards, purchasing infrastructure, simplifying the tax code while reducing taxes for all economic classes, and imposing tariffs on imports by companies offshoring jobs. He advocates a largely non-interventionist method of foreign policy while increasing military spending, "extreme vetting" of immigrants from Muslim-majority countries to preempt domestic Islamic terrorism, and aggressive military action against ISIS. His positions have been described by scholars and commentators President Donald J Trump as populist, protectionist, and nationalist.