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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

  • True21 (%)(21)
  • Mostly True55 (%)(55)
  • Half True70 (%)(70)
  • Mostly False100 (%)(100)
  • False154 (%)(154)
  • Pants on Fire71 (%)(71)

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Recent checks on statements by and about her that have remained in the news.

Explaining the Virginia election results: The White House curse

Most political observers are explaining the losses as a backlash against President Donald Trump. That makes sense -- but it’s a result hardly unique to Trump.

Donald Trump and the fish food dump: How early reports got it wrong

It was a story that seemed to reinforce stereotypes of President Donald Trump: On a visit to Japan, he was handed a box of food for a ritual feeding of koi, and after doling out a few spoons’ worth, he got impatient and dumped the rest of the box all at once.

Donald Trump said Donna Brazile called Democratic primary 'rigged,' but did she?

The excerpt of her new book shows the answer is a little more nuanced.

High 5: Gun fact checks, in wake of Vegas shooting, get most page-views

Also many clicks for checks on GOP tax reform's treatment of middle class, "death tax."