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Take blame for government shutdown? 'F--- that,' Trump reportedly told aides - Fox News

President Trump signed $1.3 trillion omnibus spending bill despite threatening to veto the legislation; Congressman Dave Brat reacts on 'The Ingraham Angle.' President Donald Trump's remarks after signing a massive $1.3 trillion, 2,232-page spending ...

Trump trade war: China tells US it will defend national interests - BBC News

China warned the US it will defend its interests on trade, Chinese state media says, after US President Donald Trump backed tariffs on Chinese goods. The comments came in a phone call between China's vice-premier Liu He and US Treasury Secretary Steven ...

Advice for Trump: Don't fire Robert Mueller -- He will clear you in the end - Fox News

He also needs vindication to win a second term. So waiting for Mueller to wind up his investigation, even if it goes on for several more months, is in the president's best interest. For obvious reasons, the president is frustrated. Who wouldn't be? The ...

World wary as Trump turns to hardliners Bolton and Pompeo - CNN

The famously hawkish Bolton will become part of a new trio advising and guiding Trump as he navigates unprecedented talks with North Korea, his possible departure from the Iran nuclear deal, and increased tension with Moscow and Beijing. Bolton, a ...

President Trump issues order to ban transgender troops from service except in 'limited circumstances' - Fox News

The Democratic National Committee released a statement signed by Chairman Tom Perez, DNC LGBT Caucus Chair Earl Fowlkes, and DNC Treasurer Bill Derrough, whom the DNC says was prevented from serving in the military because he is openly gay. “This ...

Donald Trump removes NSA McMaster, replaces him with John Bolton - Economic Times

WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump today fired his National Security Adviser Lt Gen H R McMaster and replaced him with a conservative hawk and former UN Ambassador John Bolton, the latest high-level shakeup in the chaotic White House. Reports of ...

Trump Approves New Limits on Transgender Troops in the Military - New York Times

WASHINGTON — Transgender troops who are currently in the United States military may remain in the ranks, the White House said late Friday, but the Pentagon could require them to serve according to their gender at birth. The policy recommendation that ...

Trump Allows Current Transgender Troops but Bans Future Recruits - Wall Street Journal

WASHINGTON—President Donald Trump partially reversed himself Friday and decided to allow many of the currently serving transgender people to remain in the armed forces, but he banned the future recruitment of most individuals who are considered ...

Team Bolton: John Never Promised Trump He 'Wouldn't Start Any Wars' - New York Magazine

The top national security adviser to the most ignorant and impressionable president in modern memory is a man whose lust for war is so rabid, it makes Senate Republicans uncomfortable. Bolton wants to bomb Iran and North Korea, and he wants to do it ...

Ivanka Trump Is Mad at Her Dad for Being Mean to Jared Kushner - The Cut

Ivanka Trump often winds up trying to defend her dad, President Donald Trump, in the press (you know, with his numerous sexual-assault allegations and his stance on women's issues). But according to a new report from Vanity Fair, Ivanka sometimes ...

Neil Young Sounds Off on Trump: 'He Has No Balls' - Daily Beast

The best thing that's going to happen from Trump is the dismantling of Trump's mess, which will result in a new rebuild of America that pays attention to today's world. Now if we can do that right it's an opportunity, and if we can't it's a disaster ...

How Close Is Donald Trump to a Psychiatric Breakdown? - Daily Beast

NOTE: Due to an editing error, an earlier version of this piece misidentified the professional organization that imposed the gag rule on psychiatric professionals. It is the American Psychiatric Association, not the American Psychological Association ...

Pelosi condemns Trump's 'cowardly, disgusting' ban on transgender troops - The Hill

Pelosi's statement came after the White House issued a memorandum late Friday stating that transgender people with a history of "gender dysphoria" – those who may require major medical treatment – would be barred from the armed forces "except under ...

Trump orders ban on most transgender troops, yet final policy rests in courts - ABC News

The new policy is constrained by existing court orders that block earlier attempts to ban transgender troops. “Among other things, the policies set forth by the Secretary of Defense state that transgender persons with a history or diagnosis of gender ...

White House declares ban on transgender people serving in military - The Guardian

The president's orders have reversed Barack Obama's policy in 2016, which ended a longstanding rule barring trans people from serving openly in the military. “What the White House has released tonight is transphobia masquerading as policy. This policy ...

'F--- that': Trump wanted no part of the blame for shutting down the government with his threat to veto the massive ... - Business Insider

Days before he signed the $1.3 trillion government spending bill on Friday, President Donald Trump reportedly had a terse reply to White House aides who warned of the potential blowback if he failed to sign the bill. "F--k that," Trump said, according ...

Trump moves to ban most transgender troops - Politico

President Donald Trump on Friday issued orders to ban transgender troops who require surgery or significant medical treatment from serving in the military except in select cases — following through on a controversial pledge last year that has been ...

Donald Trump issues order to ban most transgender troops from serving in military -

Donald Trump issued an order on Friday to ban transgender people from serving in the military except under "limited circumstances". The White House said retaining troops with a history or diagnosis of "gender dysphoria" - those who may require ...

Donald Trump moves to limit most transgender individuals from military service - ABC Online

United States President Donald Trump has issued an order to ban transgender people from serving in the military except under "limited circumstances". The White House says retaining troops with a history or diagnosis of "gender dysphoria" — those who ...

Donald Trump Sticks With Ban On Most Transgender Troops - HuffPost

Donald Trump Sticks With Ban On Most Transgender Troops. The Defense Department will continue to “access and retain transgender individuals,” due to a court order, despite Trump's ban. By Carla Herreria. MANDEL NGAN/AFP via Getty Images. President ...

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.