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Republican from New York

Donald Trump 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 Lie of the Year. Born and raised in New York City, Trump is married to Melania Trump, a former model from Slovenia. Trump has five children and eight grandchildren. Three of his children, Donald Jr., Ivanka, and Eric, serve as executive vice presidents of the Trump Organization.

The PolitiFact scorecard

  • True17 (%)(17)
  • Mostly True50 (%)(50)
  • Half True59 (%)(59)
  • Mostly False80 (%)(80)
  • False130 (%)(130)
  • Pants on Fire64 (%)(64)

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Seven whoppers from Trump’s first 100 days

The seven most misleading statements from the White House so far.

Fact-checking Donald Trump’s tweetstorm about a potential government shutdown

Facing the prospect of a possible government shutdown, President Donald Trump took to Twitter Thursday to attack Democrats who he says are to blame.

Tracking Donald Trump’s flip-flops in his first 100 days

Donald Trump went into the White House with a mandate to break with tradition. In many ways, he’s embracing it.

What Trump has done in his first 100 days in office

Here’s an overview of what Trump has done so far and how he fares on PolitiFact’s Trump-O-Meter, which tracks more than 100 promises he made on the campaign trail.

Trump created a 100-day contract with voters. We scored how he's done

Trump created a 100-day contract with voters. We scored how he's done.