Before entering politics, he was a businessman and television personality. Trump was born and raised in the New York City borough of Queens. He received an economics degree from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and was appointed president of his family's real estate business inrenamed it The Trump Organizationand expanded it from Queens and Brooklyn into Manhattan. The company built or renovated skyscrapers, hotels, casinos, and golf courses. Belastingdienst correspondentie online dating later started various side ventures, including licensing his name for real estate and consumer products.
He managed the company until his inauguration. He co-authored several booksincluding The Belastingdienst correspondentie online dating of the Deal. He owned the Miss Universe and Miss USA beauty pageants from toand he produced and hosted the reality television show, The Apprenticefrom to Trump entered the presidential race as a Republican and defeated sixteen opponents in the primaries.
Commentators described his political positions as populistprotectionistand nationalist. His campaign received extensive free media coverage ; many of his public statements were controversial or false.
Trump was elected president in a surprise victory over Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton. He became the oldest and wealthiest person ever to assume the presidency, the first without prior military or government serviceand the fifth to have won the election while losing the popular vote.
Many of his comments and actions have been perceived as racially charged or racist. During his presidencyTrump ordered a travel ban on citizens from several Muslim-majority countries, citing security concerns; "Belastingdienst correspondentie online dating" legal challengesthe Supreme Court upheld the policy's third revision.
He signed tax cut legislation which cut tax rates for individuals and businesses and also rescinded the individual insurance mandate provision of the Affordable Care Act and opened the Arctic Refuge for oil drilling. He enacted a partial repeal of the Dodd-Frank Act that had imposed stricter constraints on banks in the aftermath of the financial crisis. He pursued his America First agenda in foreign policy, withdrawing the U. He recognized Jerusalem as the capital of Israelimposed import tariffs on various goods, triggering a trade war with Chinaand negotiated with North Korea with the aim of denuclearization.
Trump has repeatedly denied accusations of collusion and obstruction of justiceBelastingdienst correspondentie online dating the investigation a politically motivated " witch hunt ". Trump grew up in Jamaica Estates, Queensand attended the Kew-Forest School from kindergarten through seventh grade. InTrump enrolled at Fordham University. While in college from toTrump obtained four student deferments from serving
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In Octoberhe was given a medical deferment which he later attributed to spurs in both and classified as 1-Y, "unqualified for duty except in the case of a national emergency.
Trump's ancestors originated from the German village of Kallstadt in the Palatinate on his father's side, and from the Outer Hebrides in Scotland on his mother's side.
All of his grandparents and his mother were born in "Belastingdienst correspondentie online dating." Trump's paternal grandfather, Frederick Trumpfirst immigrated to the United States in at the age of 16 and became a citizen in The couple permanently settled in New York in Trump's father Fred was born in in the Bronx. Fred started working with his mother in real estate when he was 15, shortly after his father's death. Fred eventually built and sold thousands of houses, barracks, and apartments.
At age 18 inshe immigrated to New York, where she worked as a maid. Trump grew up with three elder siblings— MaryanneFred Jr.
Trump has five children by three marriages, as well as nine grandchildren. Ivana became a naturalized United States citizen in Upon his inauguration as president, Trump delegated the management of his real estate business to his two adult sons, Eric and Don Jr.
She serves as an assistant to the president,  and he is a Senior Advisor in the White House. Trump is a Presbyterian. I go to Marble Collegiate Church," adding that he attends many different churches because he travels a lot. Trump said he was "not sure" whether he ever asked God for forgiveness, stating "If I do something wrong, I just try and make it right.
I don't bring God into that picture. Trump has associations with a number of Christian spiritual leaders, including Florida pastor Paula Whitewho has been called his "closest spiritual confidant. Trump does not drink alcohol, a Belastingdienst correspondentie online dating to his elder brother chronic alcoholism and early death.
Trump is the beneficiary of several trust funds set up by his father and paternal grandmother beginning in Trump has often said that he began his career with "a small loan of one million dollars" from his father, and that he had to pay it back with interest.
A spokesman for the New York State tax department said the agency was "vigorously pursuing all appropriate areas Belastingdienst correspondentie online dating investigation". A analysis of Trump's business career in The Economist concluded that his performance since had been "mediocre compared with the stock market and property in New York.
Trump stated in a deposition, "My net worth fluctuates, and it goes up and down with markets and with attitudes and with feelings, even my own feelings. InTrump began his career at his father Fred's real estate development company, E. When his father became chairman of the board inTrump was promoted to president of the company and renamed it The Trump Organization.
The Department alleged that the Trump Organization had screened out people based on race and not low income as the Trumps had stated.
Under an agreement reached inthe "Belastingdienst correspondentie online dating" made no admission of wrongdoing and made the Urban League an intermediary for qualified minority applicants. InTrump launched his Manhattan real estate business by purchasing a 50 percent stake in the derelict Commodore Hotel, located next to Grand Central Terminal.
He received another contract in which was extended until They sold it inby which time Ivana was no longer involved in the hotel's day-to-day operations. InTrump's company refurbished the Gulf and Western Building on Columbus Circle with design and structural enhancements turning it into a story luxury residential and hotel property  known as Trump International Hotel and Tower.
After an extensive renovation, the high-rise was renamed the Trump Building at 40 Wall Street. In order to join, prospective members had to pay an initiation fee  and annual dues.
After New Jersey legalized casino gambling inTrump traveled to Atlantic City to explore new business opportunities. Seven years later, he opened Harrah's at Trump Plaza hotel and casino; the project was built by Trump with financing from the Holiday Corporation
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Trump acquired his third casino in Atlantic City, the Taj Mahalin while it was under construction, through a complex transaction with Merv Griffin and Resorts International. As of December [update]the Trump Organization owns or operates 18 golf course
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Despite frequently criticizing his predecessor Barack Obama for his numerous golf outings, Trump golfed 11 times during his first eight weeks in office. The Trump Organization expanded its business into branding and management by licensing the Trump name for a large number of building projects that are owned and operated by other people and companies.
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The Trump name has also been licensed for various consumer products and services, including foodstuffs, apparel, adult learning courses, and home furnishings. As of April [update]Trump and his businesses had been involved in more than 4, state and federal legal actions, according to a running tally by USA Today.
With Trump or his company as plaintiff, more than half the cases have been against gamblers at his casinos who had failed to pay off their debts. With Trump or his company as a defendant, the most common type of case involved personal injury cases at his hotels. In cases where there was a clear resolution, Trump's side won times and lost
Belastingdienst correspondentie online dating has never filed for personal bankruptcyalthough in he came within one missed bank loan payment of doing so, agreeing to a deal that temporarily ceded management control of his company to his banks and put him on a spending allowance.
After Trump took over the family real estate firm in and renamed it The Trump Organization, he expanded its real estate operations and ventured into other business activities. The company eventually became the umbrella organization for several hundred individual business ventures and partnerships.
After the season, the league folded largely due to Trump's strategy of moving games to a fall schedule where they competed with the NFL for audience, and trying to force a merger with the NFL by bringing an antitrust lawsuit against the organization. Trump operated golf courses in several countries. From toTrump owned part or all of the Miss Universe pageants.