Donald Trump's file

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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

  • True14 (%)(14)
  • Mostly True37 (%)(37)
  • Half True50 (%)(50)
  • Mostly False63 (%)(63)
  • False113 (%)(113)
  • Pants on Fire61 (%)(61)

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Russia and its influence on the presidential election

One of the most pervasive narratives of the presidential race was that Russian President Vladimir Putin was trying to upend the election — in a way that helped President-elect Donald Trump.

High Five: Reince Priebus, Amy Schumer, Jill Stein among most clicked

'Electoral landslide,' public shaming and 'outlawed' voting machines drew notice.

What's known, not known on Hillary Clinton's emails?

If Donald Trump moves to prosecute Hillary Clinton, what's known/unknown on email security?

 

Also: Our file on Reince Priebus, Trump's pick for chief of staff

 

PolitiFact's guide to navigating politics on Thanksgiving

Be honest with yourself: Politics is on the table this holiday season, like it or not. The best advice we have is to try keeping the conversation rooted in reality. Here’s PolitiFact’s guide to navigating politics on Thanksgiving.

Checking Rick Perry claims about defense, energy

Rick Perry has been fact-checked many times -- though not often in connection with defense or energy claims.