5/24/2017

17 Facts life you should about Presisent Donald Trump

17 Facts life you should about Presisent Donald Trump

The United States elected Donald Trump as its 45th President after winning a majority of the electoral college vote on November 9, 2016. He fell short of popular vote by as much as 2 million votes. Here are 17 facts you should Know about him: .'

1- Born in New York City on June 14, 1946, he received a Bachelor Degree in Economics from the Wharton School , University of Pennysylvania in 1968. At age 70, he will be the oldest President ever sworn into office.

2- He is the second youngest child of five of his four siblings, which are: Maryanne, Elizabeth, Robert and his elder brother, Fred Jr who died in 1981 from alcoholism.

3- He is of German ancestry on his father's side and Scottish ancestry on his mother's side; all four of his grandparents were born in Europe. His father Fred Trump (1905-1999) was born in Queens to parents from Kallstadt, Germany and became one of biggest real estate developer in New York City.Hos mother Mary Trump (1912-2000), was born in Tong, Lewis, Scotland. Fred and Mary met in New York and married in 1936.

4- After College, he worked for his grandfather's company and convinced him to develop and expand real estate opportunities. According to Trump's biography, his father often said, ''everything my son touches seems to turn to gold.

5- He was given control of the company in 1971 and , in one of his first facts, renamed it to the Trump Organisations. He became the President of the Organisation in 1973. That year, he and his father drew wider attention when the Justice Department alleged that they discriminating against Black who wanted to rent apartments, rather than merely screening out people based on low income as the Trump stated.

6- In 1978, he finished negotiations to develop the Trump Tower, a 58-story skyscraper in Midtown Manhattan, for which the New York Times attributed hi persistence and Skill of negotiation. The building was completed in 1983, and houses both of the Trump Organisation. Trump Tower was the setting of NBC television show, including a full functional television studio set.

7- He has filed for bankruptcy for four times since 1990 due to massive personal and business debts. He has often bragged about how well his companies fared under bankruptcy. Today, he owns more than 100 companies and his net worth is about $4 billion. 

8- In 2007, he received his own Hollywood walk of Fame star for his role as a producer of the apprentice. His star was the 2,327th added to the Walk of Fame.

9- He has had three wives: Ivana (1977-1992), Marla Maples (1993-1999), and Melina Knuass. He and Melina have been married since 2005, Altogether, Trump has five children including Donald Jr (1977), Ivanka (1981), Eric (1984), TIffany (1993), and Barron (2006).

10- Trump has owned the Miss Universe Organisation since 1996. In 2003, NBC became a joint partner of the Organisation with Trump. The Miss Universe Organisation also produces the miss USA and Miss Teen USA pageants. 

11- He was involve in the BIRTHER movement that questioned whether Barack Obama was born in the United States, though he acknowldged in September 2016 that the President was indeed born in the US.

12- Two days before the second US Presidential debate leading to the election, a 2005 recording surfaced, made on a studio bus while preparing to film an episode of Access Hollywood. On the tape, Trump is head bragging about forcibly kissing and groping women with the show's then-chost Billy Bush. He stated that: I just start kissing them.... I do not even wait. And when you are a star, they let you do it,  you can do anything.... grab them by the pussy. He also spoke of his efforts to seduce a married woman, saying he moved on them very heavily.

13- Following the release of 2005 recording, at least 15 women came forward with new accusations of sexual misconduct including unwanted kissing and groping, resulting widwspread media coverage.

14- His victory was seen at one of the biggest political upset in America history, as nearly all polls at the time showed Hillary Clinton with a modest lead over Trump. This was later attributed to pollsters overestimating Clinton's support among well educated and nonwhite voters, while underestimating Trump's support among white working-class voters. Trump's victory simultaneously marked the first time that Republicans gained control over both the White House and Congress since 2006.

15- He is Presbyterian, he has said that he began to going to Church at the first Presbyterians Church in Jamaica neighbourhood in Queens as a child.

16- He on insulted Pope Francis and has also insulted women for decades, including media mogul Arianna Huffington and Fox News host Megyn Kelly.

17- He once appeard in a soft-core porn movie. In the non-sexual cameo appearance, he sprayed champagne foam at a playboy-branded limousine on a New York street.


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