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Republican from New York

Donald Trump is the president of the United States. He was elected the 45th president of the United States on Nov. 8, 2016.  He has been a real estate developer, entrepreneur and host of the NBC reality show, "The Apprentice." Trump's statements were awarded PolitiFact's 2015, 2017 and 2019 Lie of the Year. He received a bachelor's degree in economics from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. In February 2017, he officially announced he is running for the 2020 Republican nomination for president.

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The Stump Speech Analyzer: Donald Trump

We fact-checked one of Donald Trump’s stump speeches. Here’s what we found.


Fact-checking the impeachment defense of Donald Trump

We fact-checked claims President Donald Trump's legal defense team made during the Senate trial.

Fact-checking Donald Trump’s new video listing presidential achievements

A new White House video lauds President Donald Trump for accomplishments he’s made during his time in office. We fact-checked some claims that were false, misleading or lacking context.

The Stump Speech Analyzer: Amy Klobuchar

We fact-checked one of Amy Klobuchar’s stump speeches. Here’s what we found.


All the president’s pundits: Meet Trump’s TV-ready impeachment defense team

President Donald Trump has put together a TV-ready defense team stacked with high-profile attorneys for his Senate impeachment trial. Some members have spent a lot of time in the spotlight.