Donald Trump | A short recap

  • 1946: Donald Trump is born in Queens, New York City.
  • 1971: Trump takes over management of his family’s real estate business, eventually renaming it the Trump Organization.
  • 1980s-1990s: Trump becomes a prominent figure in New York City’s business and social scenes, expanding the Trump Organization and diversifying into various industries including casinos, hotels, and beauty pageants.
  • 2004-2015: Trump becomes a household name as the host of the reality TV show The Apprentice.
  • 2015: Trump announces his candidacy for President of the United States as a Republican, running on a platform of economic nationalism, immigration restriction, and opposition to political correctness.
  • 2016: Trump wins the Republican nomination for President and defeats Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton in the general election, despite losing the popular vote.
  • 2017-2021: Trump serves as the 45th President of the United States, implementing a controversial agenda that includes tax cuts, deregulation, and hard-line stances on immigration and trade. His tenure is marked by frequent controversies and a series of investigations, including the Special Counsel investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election.
  • 2020: Trump runs for reelection, but is defeated by Democratic nominee Joe Biden, becoming the first one-term President since George H.W. Bush in 1992.
  • 2021: Trump is impeached for a second time by the House of Representatives, this time for incitement of insurrection in relation to the January 6th storming of the United States Capitol. He is acquitted by the Senate. Trump remains a prominent figure in American politics and a divisive figure among the American public.

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