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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 False129 (%)(129)
  • False194 (%)(194)
  • Pants on Fire85 (%)(85)

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