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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 and 2017 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.

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Martha Stewart to Donald Trump: Can there be obstruction of justice with no underlying crime?

In the 24 hours after William Barr's letter on the Mueller report was released, some commentators took issue with the implication that someone can’t be tried for obstructing justice if there is no underlying crime. We decided to take a closer look.

All of the people facing charges from Mueller’s investigation into Russian meddling

A look back at who has already been indicted or convicted stemming from Robert Mueller’s investigation

Donald Trump doesn’t think white nationalism is on the rise. Data show otherwise

Data show a rise in far-right extremism in recent years

Donald Trump says Jews are leaving the Democratic Party, but there’s no proof

Amid the fallout over comments by U.S. Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., Trump said Jews are abandoning the Democratic party. But Jews have voted overwhelmingly Democratic for decades.

Did Donald Trump pay hundreds of workers to help in search-and-rescue efforts days after 9/11?

Since Sept. 11, 2001, President Donald Trump has faced criticism and backlash for things he has done and said involving that tragic day, but one meme making the rounds on social media paints him as a hero in the days immediately following the attacks.