Donald Trump birthday today, born on June 14, 1946 is the 45th and current president of the United States. Before entering politics, he was a businessman and television personality.
About Donald Trump:
Trump was born and raised in Queens, a borough of New York City, and received a bachelor’s degree in economics from the Wharton School.
He took charge of his family’s real-estate business in 1971, renamed it The Trump Organization, and expanded its operations from Queens and Brooklyn into Manhattan.
The company built or renovated skyscrapers, hotels, casinos, and golf courses.
Trump later started various side ventures, mostly by licensing his name.
He bought the Miss Universe brand of beauty pageants in 1996, and sold it in 2015.
He produced and hosted The Apprentice, a reality television series, from 2003 to 2015. As of 2020, Forbes estimated his net worth to be $2.1 billion.
During his presidency, Trump ordered a travel ban on citizens from several Muslim-majority countries, citing security concerns; after legal challenges, the Supreme Court upheld the policy’s third revision. He enacted a tax-cut package for individuals and businesses, rescinding the individual health insurance mandate penalty.
He appointed Neil Gorsuch and Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court.
In foreign policy, Trump has pursued an America First agenda, withdrawing the U.S. from the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade negotiations, the Paris Agreement on climate change, and the Iran nuclear deal.
He imposed import tariffs which triggered a trade war with China,
recognized Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, and withdrew U.S. troops from northern Syria. Trump met three times with North Korea’s leader Kim Jong-un, but talks on denuclearization broke down in 2019.
More Information about Trump:
A special counsel investigation led by Robert Mueller found that Trump and his campaign welcomed and encouraged Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election under the belief that it would be politically advantageous, but did not find sufficient evidence to press charges of criminal conspiracy or coordination with Russia.
Mueller also investigated Trump for obstruction of justice, and his report neither indicted nor exonerated Trump on that offense.
After Trump solicited the investigation of a political rival by Ukraine, the House of Representatives impeached him in December 2019 for abuse of power and obstruction of Congress. The Senate acquitted him of both charges in February 2020.
Trump’s Early Life:
Donald Trump birthday today was born on June 14, 1946, at the Jamaica Hospital in the borough of Queens, New York City.
His father was Frederick Christ Trump, a Bronx-born real estate developer whose parents were German immigrants.
His mother was Scottish-born housewife Mary Anne MacLeod Trump.
Trump grew up in the Jamaica Estates neighborhood of Queens and attended the Kew-Forest School from kindergarten through seventh grade.
At age 13, he was enrolled in the New York Military Academy, a private boarding school.
In 1964, Trump enrolled at Fordham University. Two years later he transferred to the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.
While at Wharton, he worked at the family business, Elizabeth Trump & Son.He graduated in May 1968 with a B.S. in economics.
Profiles of Trump published in The New York Times in 1973 and 1976 erroneously reported that he had graduated first in his class at Wharton, but he had never made the school’s honor roll.
In 2015, Trump’s lawyer Michael Cohen threatened Fordham University and the New York Military Academy with legal action if they released Trump’s academic record.
Latest Protest during Trump’s Presidency:
George Floyd Protest:
On June 1, 2020, federal law enforcement officials used batons, rubber bullets, pepper spray projectiles,stun grenades, and smoke to remove a largely peaceful crowd from Lafayette Square, outside the White House, ordered by Attorney General William Barr.
Trump then walked to St. John’s Episcopal Church, where Ashburton House had experienced a small fire in one room the night before, according to the church’s rector.
Trump posed for photographs holding a Bible in front of Ashburton House, with Cabinet members later joining him in photos.
Trump did not enter the church during this appearance. Religious leaders condemned the treatment of protesters and the photo opportunity itself.
Meanwhile, many retired military leaders and retired defense officials condemned Trump’s proposal to use the U.S. military against the protesters.
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