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Donald Trump's US tax reform gives Warren Buffett a $29 billion boost -

Berkshire Hathaway, the holding company of US billionaire investor Warren Buffett, received a stunning $29 billion check last year from the US government, thanks to a new tax law that massively lowered corporate tax rates. In his much-anticipated ...

President Donald Trump to attend funeral for Rev. Billy Graham, BGEA source says - WSOC Charlotte

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - President Donald Trump will be attending the funeral of Rev. Billy Graham, a source with the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association confirmed to Channel 9. At Graham's 95th birthday celebration in Asheville in 2013, about 800 people ...

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull backs President Donald Trump's calls to crackdown on North Korea -

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has backed a move by US President Donald Trump to impose the harshest sanctions on North Korea yet. While in Washington DC today, Mr Turnbull said Australia would co-operate with the US to tighten agreements including ...

Democratic intelligence memo released with redactions - CNN

The White House said in a statement that nothing in the Democratic memo counters Trump's statements that neither he nor his campaign colluded with Russia. "While the Democrats' memorandum attempts to undercut the President politically, the President ...

President Donald Trump's harsh new sanctions for North Korea rile China - New Zealand Herald

The US said on Friday it was imposing its largest package of sanctions aimed at getting North Korea to give up its nuclear and missile programs, and President Donald Trump warned of a "phase two" that could be "very, very unfortunate for the world" if ...

Turnbulls give Donald and Melania Trump the (RM Williams) boot - The Australian

There is much emphasis placed on the exchange of gifts between prime ministers and presidents, with Mr Turnbull carefully choosing a wooden golf ball presentation box to Mr Trump for their first face-to-face meeting last year. Julia Gillard loaded ...

Parkland shooting reveals Trump's deepest flaws - CNN

However, during the campaign, he benefited from help by the NRA to the tune of $31 million — nearly $11.5 million to support Trump and almost $20 million against Hillary Clinton -- and voters who listen to the organization supported him. Thus, when he ...

WATCH: Mona Charen, CPAC Speaker, Heckled for Questioning Trump's Record on Women and Alleged Sexual ... - Newsweek

cpac trump With his image projected upon a huge screen, U.S. President Donald Trump speaks at the Conservative Political Action Conference. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque. Seemingly unfazed by the crowd's dismay, Charen continued, “You can't endorse Roy Moore ...

Conservatives Freak Out After Speaker Dares to Mention That Trump Bragged About Sexual Assault - Mother Jones

Conservatives Freak Out After Speaker Dares to Mention That Trump Bragged About Sexual Assault. “Because he happens to have an 'R' after his name we look the other way, we don't complain.” Tim MurphyFeb. 24, 2018 3:34 PM. Share on Facebook · Share on ...

President Trump says arming teachers should be 'up to states' - USA TODAY

Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) February 24, 2018. Since a Florida school shooting killed 17 people on Feb. 14, the president has championed the idea of arming teachers, a proposal backed by the National Rifle Association. He brought up the concept ...

Trump says decision to arm teachers is 'up to states' - Politico

President Donald Trump on Saturday said it should be "up to states" to decide whether to arm teachers, a new twist to a proposal the president has repeatedly and controversially floated in the wake of the recent mass school shooting in Parkland ...

The World that Wayne LaPierre and Donald Trump Live In - The New Yorker

On Friday morning, Donald Trump spoke at CPAC, where he persisted in propagating his sick vision of a future America where heavily armed kindergarten instructors mow down determined psychopaths. “A teacher would have shot the hell out of him before he ...

Trump says arming teachers in schools 'Up to States' - ABC News

Expectations were raised that Trump would propose federal legislation on arming teachers, but that no longer appeared to be the case Saturday. "Armed Educators (and trusted people who work within a school) love our students and will protect them. Very ...

In Donald Trump, Evangelicals Have Found Their President - New York Times

Meanwhile, young Donald grew to be successful, wealthy and famous — culminating with his becoming the leader of the free world. In the process, he too brought evangelicals somewhere, a place so many would have never imagined: an embrace of Donald ...

CPAC 2018's extreme message proves the GOP has embraced its far-right fringe -

The speaker program would include the return of Donald Trump and the inclusion of personalities like Laura Ingraham and Sean Hannity. This year, the second annual “Defender of Freedom Award” went to “Duck Dynasty's” Phil Robertson, a man who was ...

Watch: 'I try like hell to hide that bald spot' - Donald Trump tells conservative conference -

Donald Trump has acknowledged that he goes to great lengths to hide a bald spot on his head – after a viral video showed the patch being revealed by the wind. Speaking to the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC), the US president gestured to ...

Jennifer Lawrence says Donald Trump's election left her devastated and helpless: 'My head exploded' - The Independent

Jennifer Lawrence has said the election of Donald Trump left her “devastated” and compelled to educate herself about politics. The 27-year-old actor, who has starred in Silver Livings Playbook, X-Men, and American Hustle, said her “head exploded” after ...

Parkland survivor tells FLOTUS: To combat cyberbullying, start with Trump Jr. - CNN

Melania Trump has said she wants to use her platform to tackle issues facing children, including bullying. She has addressed the issue on several occasions. "We must teach each child the values of empathy, communication -- a core of mindfulness ...

Trump is the NRA's apprentice - CNN

As for the other "reform" proposals Trump put forward this week, LaPierre likely ended the week quite proud of his apprentice. While promising action and convincing even some of his skeptics that he meant it, Trump managed to call loudly for not much ...

Florida school shooting survivor pleads with Melania Trump: Stop Donald Jr cyberbullying me - The Independent

A 14-year-old survivor of the school shooting in Parkland, Florida, has publicly accused First Lady Melania Trump of failing to stop her stepson, Donald Trump Jr, from bullying her and her family online. The attack by Lauren Hogg was particularly acute ...

Donald John Trump is an American businessman, television personality, politician, and the 45th President of the United States.

Donald Trump August 19, 2015 (cropped).jpg
President of the United States
Taking office
January 20, 2017
Vice President Mike Pence
Succeeding Barack Obama
Personal details
Born Donald John Trump
(1946-06-14) June 14, 1946 (age 70)
New York City
Political party Republican
Other political
Relatives Trump family
Residence Trump Tower, New York City
Alma mater University of Pennsylvania
Occupation Chairman and President of The Trump Organization
Executive Producer of The Apprentice
Net worth $4.5 billion
Signature Donald J Trump stylized autograph, in ink

Donald John Trump ( /ˈdɒnəld dʒɒn trʌmp/; born June 14, 1946) is an American businessman, television personality, politician, and the 45th President of the United States.

Trump was born and raised in the Queens borough of New York City and received a bachelor's degree in economics from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania in 1968. In 1971, he took charge of his family's real estate and construction firm, Elizabeth Trump & Son, which was later renamed The Trump Organization. During his business career, Trump has built, renovated, or managed numerous office towers, hotels, casinos, and golf courses. He owned the Miss USA and Miss Universe pageants from 1996 to 2015, and has lent the use of his name to brand various products. From 2004 to 2015, he hosted The Apprentice, a reality television show on NBC. As of 2016, Forbes listed Trump as the 324th wealthiest person in the world (113th in the United States), with 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 as a Republican for the 2012 election, but ultimately decided against it. In June 2015, he announced his candidacy for the 2016 election, and quickly emerged as the front-runner among 17 contenders in the Republican primaries. His final opponents suspended their campaigns in May 2016, and in July he was formally nominated at the Republican Convention. Trump's campaign received unprecedented media coverage and international attention. Many of his statements in interviews, on social media, and at campaign rallies were controversial or false. Numerous anti-Trump protests occurred during his campaign and after the election.

Trump won the general election on November 8, 2016, gaining a majority of the U.S. Electoral College, while receiving a smaller share of the popular vote nationwide than Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton. At age 70, Trump will become the oldest and wealthiest person to assume the presidency. He will also be the first president without prior military or other governmental service.

Trump's platform emphasizes renegotiating U.S.–China relations and free trade agreements such as NAFTA and the Trans-Pacific Partnership, strongly enforcing immigration laws, and building a 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, reforming veterans' affairs, replacing the Affordable Care Act, abolishing Common Core education standards, investing in infrastructure, simplifying the tax code while reducing taxes across the board, and imposing tariffs on imports by companies offshoring jobs. Trump advocates a largely non-interventionist approach to foreign policy while increasing military spending, "extreme vetting" of Muslim immigrants to preempt domestic Islamic terrorism, and aggressive military action against ISIS. Trump's positions have been described by scholars and commentators as populist, protectionist, and nationalist.