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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

  • True27 (%)(27)
  • Mostly True68 (%)(68)
  • Half True87 (%)(87)
  • Mostly False126 (%)(126)
  • False189 (%)(189)
  • Pants on Fire85 (%)(85)

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Did 'zero-tolerance' policy reduce illegal immigration?

The Donald Trump administration billed its "zero-tolerance" immigration policy as an escalated effort needed to address a "crisis" at the border, even though apprehensions were at their lowest point in decades

In its release of June border data, the Department of Homeland Security credited the policy for a dip in migration numbers. But immigration experts said the success of one policy change is unclear with just a month’s worth of data.

Did Vladimir Putin know Donald Trump was in Moscow in 2013?

At a joint press conference with President Donald Trump, Russian leader Vladimir Putin said, "When President Trump was at Moscow back then (for the Miss Universe pageant), I didn't even know that he was in Moscow." Is that credible?

The Russia investigation and Donald Trump: a timeline from on-the-record sources (updated)

This timeline documents everything we know thus far about the investigation into the Trump campaign and Russia. The sources are either verified events, court filings, public statements, or on-the-record media reports.

Fact-checking President Trump’s NATO summit news conference in Brussels

President Donald Trump fielded questions about the United States’ strained relationship with NATO and other topics at the conclusion of the NATO summit in Brussels.

The latest on reunification of families separated at the border, Trump immigration policy

The Trump administration’s process for reuniting immigrant families separated at the border hasn’t been easy. Pressured by a court order, officials have been working overtime to reconnect parents and children separated this summer as a result of the administration’s "zero-tolerance" policy