Donald Trump: The Businessman Turned President

(Last Updated On: December 21, 2023)

Donald Trump: The 45th President of the United States


Donald John Trump held the office of the 45th President of the United States for a single term, spanning from 2017 to 2021. Born on June 14, 1946, in New York, New York, Trump’s educational journey began at the New York Military Academy. He later pursued studies at Fordham University in New York City, ultimately graduating from the Wharton School of Finance at the University of Pennsylvania in 1968.

Donald Trump’s Early Career and Business Ventures:

Transitioning into his career, Trump initially collaborated with his father at the Trump Organization. Their focus centered on developing apartment buildings in Queens, New York City. Trump significantly contributed to expanding their property holdings. Additionally, during the 1970s, he independently invested in Manhattan properties. By the 1980s, Trump had accumulated a substantial portfolio of hotels, apartment buildings, and casinos in New York and other cities.

Trump Political Ascent and Presidency:

In 2016, Trump emerged as the Republican nominee for president. In November of the same year, he secured victory over his Democratic rival, Hillary Clinton. During his tenure as president, Trump made pivotal appointments, nominating three judges to the Supreme Court. He notably imposed stringent immigration restrictions, particularly targeting many Middle Eastern countries and the U.S.–Mexico border. In June 2017, he announced the United States’ withdrawal from the Paris Agreement, citing concerns that the environmental restrictions would adversely impact the U.S. economy.

Impeachment and Second Presidential Campaign:

Troubles surfaced as in December 2019, the House of Representatives voted to impeach Trump, revealing evidence of his alleged abuse of presidential powers in dealings with Ukraine. The subsequent Senate trial acquitted him of the charges. Simultaneously, Trump declared his candidacy for a second term in 2019. The 2020 presidential election saw him competing against former Vice President Joe Biden, with healthcare and social justice emerging as significant election issues.

This concise journey through Donald Trump’s life and presidency highlights pivotal moments, from his entrepreneurial achievements to his tumultuous political career as the 45th President of the United States.

In 2023, Donald Trump was banned from the Colorado ballot in a historic ruling by the state’s Supreme Court 1In addition, during a campaign event in New Hampshire, Trump, the Republican Presidential frontrunner, regaled his audience with tales of immigrants pouring in from Asia, Africa, and South America, all apparently conspiring to ‘taint’ the national bloodstream 2. Furthermore, Robert F Kennedy Jr. tweeted that he wanted to defeat Donald Trump in a fair election 3.

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