Donald Trump

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Donald John Trump (born June 14, 1946) has been the President of the United States of America since January 20, 2017. He is the 45th[1] U.S. president and was previously a businessman and television personality.

Trump was the presidential candidate for the Republican Party in 2016, defeating Hillary Clinton of the Democrats on November 8, 2016.

Trump unsuccessfully ran for a second term in 2020, losing to the Democratic candidate, Joe Biden. Trump has contested the result but is set to leave office when his term expires on January 20, 2021.

The Trump presidency was notable for his "America First" slogan rather than a policy of internationalism; the President's significant use of social media, particularly Twitter; and meetings with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, the long-term consequences of which remain unclear.

Trump is the only president in U.S. history to have been impeached twice.

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  1. By the normal American way of counting, which reckons Grover Cleveland twice as he served two non-consecutive terms.