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Donald Trump is the president of the United States. He 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. He received a bachelor's degree in economics from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. In February 2017, he officially announced he is running for the 2020 Republican nomination for president.

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President Trump's memorable lines at Milwaukee rally fact-checked

We picked out some of the most memorable claims Trump made and turned to past fact-checks done by PolitiFact Wisconsin and the PolitiFact National staff to look at their accuracy. 

Why many Democrats have supported the USMCA deal

Democrats on the debate stage in Iowa said President Donald Trump's renegotiated trade deal with Mexico and Canada is marginally better than the agreement it’s set to replace. Here's why many Democrats have supported the USMCA.

Trump, top officials send mixed messages on Soleimani, Iran

President Donald Trump and his team of national security officials have offered shifting explanations for the airstrike that killed top Iranian military leader Gen. Qassem Soleimani. We reviewed their contradictions.

Donald Trump's promises Kept, Broken, Stalled as he visits Wisconsin

As President Donald Trump makes another visit to Wisconsin, PolitiFact Wisconsin updates the president's promises kept, broken or stalled.  

One year in, Gov. Gavin Newsom shows bold action, but California’s homelessness crisis deepens

Newsom’s budget and legislative steps represent continued progress on his campaign pledge to address homelessness statewide. PolitiFact California continues to rate his promise ‘In the Works’ on our Newsom-Meter.