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  Trump, Donald
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<-  2017-10-06  
 
NameDonald Trump
Address1100 S Ocean Blvd
Palm Beach, Florida , United States
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Born June 14, 1946 (74 years)
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InfoDonald John Trump is an American business executive. He was born in New York City. His grandfather came from Sweden. Donald's father, Fred, became rich with the building of rental barracks in the NY boroughs of Brooklyn, Queens and Staten Island.

Trump attended the Wharton Business School, after which he joined the family real estate business. As a talented dealmaker, he was able to secure loans with little collateral in the 1980s and created an empire in real estate, casinos, sports, and transportation, becoming something of a celebrity in the process. His buildings are all characterized by a somewhat satirical personality cult around himself. The name "Trump" always appears in the name of his buildings (Trump Tower, Trump Taj Mahal, etc.) and often the decor features large letter "T"s in prominent locations.

By 1990, the effects of recession left him unable to meet loan payments. Although he shored up his businesses with additional loans and postponed interest payments, increasing debt brought Trump to business bankruptcy and the brink of personal bankruptcy. Banks and bondholders had lost hundreds of millions of dollars, but opted to restructure his debt to avoid risking losing even more in a court fight.

By 1994, Trump had eliminated a large portion of his $900 million personal debt and reduced significantly his nearly $3.5 billion in business debt. While he was forced to relinquish the Trump Shuttle (which he had bought in 1989), he managed to retain Trump Tower in New York City and control of his three casinos in Atlantic City.

In 1995, he combined his casino holdings into the publicly held Trump Hotels & Casino Resorts. Wall Street drove its stock above $35 in 1996, but by 1998 it had fallen into single digits as the company remained profitless and struggled to pay just the interest on its nearly $2 billion in debt. Under such financial pressure, the properties have been unable to make the improvements necessary for keeping up with its flashier competitors.

In 1999, Trump indicated an interest in running for president on the Reform party ticket in 2000. He withdrew after the party disintegrated into factionalism.

In 2004, Trump became the executive producer and star of the NBC reality show, The Apprentice, in which a group of competitors battle for a high-level management job in one of Trump's commercial enterprises. The other contestants are fired. The winner of the program earns a $250,000 annual salary. At the end of each episode, Trump eliminates one contestant by telling them, "You're fired," which became a somewhat popular catch phrase.

On April 26, 2004, he proposed to his girlfriend, Melania Knauss.

Donald Trump is most famous for several large skyscrapers he developed in Manhattan and named after himself. Starting with Trump Tower, he developed Trump World Tower along the East River, completed in 2000, and then began construction of the Trump Place apartment complex along the Hudson River that same year.

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JOB APPROVAL POLLS
DateFirmApproveDisapproveDon't Know
08/03/2020-08/11/2020 Marist Institute 39.00% ( 2.0) 55.00% ( 2.0) 6.00% ( 4.0)
08/07/2020-08/09/2020 Change Research 46.00% ( 3.0) 54.00% ( 3.0) 0.00% ( 0.0)
08/01/2020-08/06/2020 Tarrance Group (R) and Lake Research Partners (D) 42.00% ( 0.0) 55.00% ( 0.0) 3.00% ( 0.0)
07/27/2020-07/28/2020 Reuters/Ipsos 39.50% ( 1.5) 58.40% ( 1.4) 1.90% ( 3.1)
07/25/2020-07/28/2020 TIPP 41.00% ( 1.0) 52.00% ( 4.0) 7.00% ( 3.0)
07/17/2020-07/22/2020 Echelon Insights 37.00% ( 0.0) 60.00% ( 0.0) 2.00% ( 0.0)
07/16/2020-07/20/2020 AP-NORC 38.00% ( 2.0) 61.00% ( 1.0) 1.00% ( 1.0)
07/17/2020-07/20/2020 American Research Group 36.00% ( 0.0) 60.00% ( 1.0) 4.00% ( 1.0)
07/17/2020-07/19/2020 Morning Consult 40.00% ( 1.0) 57.00% ( 1.0) 3.00% ( 0.0)
07/09/2020-07/13/2020 Quinnipiac University 36.00% ( 6.0) 60.00% ( 5.0) 4.00% ( 1.0)
PER-STATE JOB APPROVAL POLLS
DateStateFirmApproveDisapproveDon't Know
08/08/2020-08/10/2020 MN Emerson College 46.00% ( 0.0) 51.00% ( 0.0) 3.00% ( 0.0)
08/08/2020-08/10/2020 ME Critical Insights 36.00% ( 0.0) 56.00% ( 0.0) 8.00% ( 0.0)
08/04/2020-08/09/2020 WI Marquette University Law School 44.00% ( 1.0) 54.00% ( 3.0) 3.00% ( 0.0)
08/05/2020-08/06/2020 KS Public Policy Polling 48.00% ( 4.0) 45.00% ( 2.0) 7.00% ( 2.0)
07/30/2020-08/03/2020 ME Quinnipiac University 37.00% ( 0.0) 60.00% ( 0.0) 3.00% ( 0.0)
07/30/2020-08/03/2020 KY Quinnipiac University 49.00% ( 0.0) 47.00% ( 0.0) 4.00% ( 0.0)
07/30/2020-08/03/2020 SC Quinnipiac University 49.00% ( 0.0) 47.00% ( 0.0) 4.00% ( 0.0)
07/31/2020-08/02/2020 MT Emerson College 52.00% ( 0.0) 44.00% ( 0.0) 4.00% ( 0.0)
07/27/2020-08/02/2020 ME RMG Research 42.00% ( 0.0) 56.00% ( 0.0) 2.00% ( 0.0)
07/30/2020-07/31/2020 SC Public Policy Polling 50.00% ( 0.0) 44.00% ( 0.0) 6.00% ( 0.0)
FAVORABILITY POLLS
DateFirmFavorableUnfavorableDon't Know
05/28/2020-06/01/2020 Monmouth University 38.00% ( 5.0) 57.00% ( 1.0) 5.00% ( 2.0)
09/23/2019-09/29/2019 Monmouth University 43.00% ( 0.0) 56.00% ( 0.0) 3.00% ( 0.0)
09/19/2019-09/23/2019 Quinnipiac University 38.00% ( 0.0) 55.00% ( 0.0) 7.00% ( 0.0)
08/13/2019-08/14/2019 OH Predictive Insights 47.00% ( 0.0) 52.00% ( 0.0) 1.00% ( 0.0)
02/04/2019-02/07/2019 Siena Research Institute 35.00% ( 0.0) 59.00% ( 0.0) 6.00% ( 0.0)
11/01/2018-11/03/2018 Emerson College 47.00% ( 2.0) 46.00% ( 0.0) 7.00% ( 2.0)
10/28/2018-10/30/2018 Emerson College 49.00% ( 0.0) 46.00% ( 0.0) 5.00% ( 0.0)
04/02/2018-04/11/2018 Gallup 59.00% ( 0.0) 38.00% ( 0.0) 3.00% ( 0.0)
03/17/2016-03/24/2016 Greenberg Quinlan Rosner Research (D) 28.00% ( 0.0) 62.00% ( 0.0) 10.00% ( 0.0)

BOOKS
Title Purchase Contributor
Trump: How to Get Rich  Purchase RP 
Too Much and Never Enough: How My Family Created the World’s Most Dangerous Man  Purchase RP 
Time to Get Tough: Make America Great Again!  Purchase RP 
Think Big: Make It Happen in Business and Life  Purchase RP 
Make Russia Great Again: A Novel  Purchase RP 
House of Trump, House of Putin: The Untold Story of Donald Trump and the Russian Mafia   Purchase RP 
Front Row at the Trump Show  Purchase RP 
Everything Trump Touches Dies: A Republican Strategist Gets Real About the Worst President Ever  Purchase RP 
Crippled America: How to Make America Great Again  Purchase RP 

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NEWS
Date Category Headline Article Contributor
Aug 13, 2020 09:45pm General New! Trump requests mail-in ballot for Florida primary  Article RP 
Aug 13, 2020 08:00am Video New! Trump Calls Fox Business Network to Rage About ‘Mad,’ ‘Crazy,’ ‘Yapping’ Powerful Women  Article RP 
Aug 09, 2020 10:20am General White House reached out to South Dakota governor about adding Trump to Mount Rushmore  Article RP 
Jul 21, 2020 06:20pm Analysis How Donald Trump Moved Millions From His Campaign Donors To His Private Business  Article RP 
Apr 23, 2020 01:40pm Statement Trump suggests 'injection' of disinfectant to beat coronavirus and 'clean' the lungs   Article RP 
Mar 12, 2020 08:00am Fact Check President Trump's COVID-19 Speech Was Full of Lies That Had to Be Corrected Overnight  Article RP 

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FAMILY
Wife Melania Trump Jan 22, 2005-
Son Donald Trump, Jr. 1977-
Daughter Ivanka Trump 1981-
Father Fred Trump 1905-1999
Sister Maryanne Trump Barry 1937-

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  07/11/2020 LA US President - R Primary Won 95.90% (+94.27%)
  07/07/2020 DE US President - R Primary Won 88.05% (+76.09%)
  07/07/2020 NJ US President - R Primary Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  06/23/2020 KY US President - R Primary Won 86.65% (+73.30%)
  06/13/2020 SC US President - R Convention Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  06/09/2020 GA US President - R Primary Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  06/02/2020 MT US President - R Primary Won 93.82% (+87.64%)
  06/02/2020 PA US President - R Primary Won 92.14% (+86.07%)
  06/02/2020 RI US President - R Primary Won 87.13% (+81.61%)
  06/02/2020 MD US President - R Primary Won 86.83% (+73.65%)
  06/02/2020 IN US President - R Primary Won 91.89% (+83.79%)
  04/07/2020 US President - R Primaries Won 94.05% (+92.04%)
  04/01/2020 US President - LBT Primary Lost 0.00% (-20.43%)
  02/04/2020 US President - D Primaries Lost 0.00% (-51.08%)
  12/11/2019 TIME Person of the Year Lost 0.00% (-100.00%)
  12/11/2018 TIME Person of the Year Lost 0.00% (-100.00%)
  12/06/2017 TIME Person of the Year Lost 0.00% (-100.00%)
  12/19/2016 US President - Electoral Vote Won 56.51% (+14.31%)
  11/08/2016 US President - Popular Vote Lost 46.09% (-2.10%)
  11/08/2016 GU US President Lost 24.17% (-47.45%)
  07/19/2016 US President - R Convention Won 69.73% (+50.53%)
  06/07/2016 US President - R Primaries Won 44.96% (+19.90%)
  06/07/2016 CA US President - AIP Primary Lost 0.00% (-19.18%)
  05/17/2016 OR US President - IndOR Primary Won 33.30% (+3.57%)
  09/24/2000 NY US President - IDP Convention Lost 1.35% (-88.65%)
  06/06/2000 US President - REF Primaries Won 33.39% (+7.72%)
  03/07/2000 CA US President - I Primary Lost 0.70% (-37.33%)
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NH US Senate - R Primary - Sep 08, 2020 R Bryant "Corky" Messner
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MN US Senate - R Primary - Aug 11, 2020 R Jason Lewis
MN District 05 - R Primary - Aug 11, 2020 R Lacy Johnson
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TN US Senate - R Primary - Aug 06, 2020 R Bill Hagerty
AL US Senate - R Runoff - Jul 14, 2020 R Tommy Tuberville
TX District 13 - R Runoff - Jul 14, 2020 R Ronny Jackson
TX District 23 - R Runoff - Jul 14, 2020 R Tony Gonzales
NJ District 02 - R Primary - Jul 07, 2020 R Jeff Van Drew
CO District 03 - R Primary - Jun 30, 2020 R Scott Tipton
OK District 02 - R Primary - Jun 30, 2020 R Markwayne Mullin
NC District 11 - R Runoff - Jun 23, 2020 R Lynda Bennett
VA District 02 - R Primary - Jun 23, 2020 R Scott W. Taylor
VA District 05 - R Convention - Jun 13, 2020 R Denver Riggleman
ND Treasurer - R Primary - Jun 09, 2020 R Daniel Johnston
GA District 06 - R Primary - Jun 09, 2020 R Karen Handel
WV Governor - R Primary - Jun 09, 2020 R Jim Justice
PA District 17 - R Primary - Jun 02, 2020 R Sean Parnell
PA District 07 - R Primary - Jun 02, 2020 R Lisa Scheller
CA District 25 - Special Runoff - May 12, 2020 R Mike Garcia
NE US Senate - R Primary - May 12, 2020 R Ben Sasse
NE District 03 - R Primary - May 12, 2020 R Adrian Smith
OH District 08 - R Primary - Apr 28, 2020 R Warren Davidson
WI Supreme Court Justice - Apr 07, 2020 R Daniel Kelly
CA District 08 - Open Primary - Mar 03, 2020 R Jay Obernolte
TX US Senate - R Primary - Mar 03, 2020 R John Cornyn
NC US Senate - R Primary - Mar 03, 2020 R Thomas "Thom" Tillis
TX District 12 - R Primary - Mar 03, 2020 R Kay Granger
TX District 08 - R Primary - Mar 03, 2020 R Kevin P. Brady
TX District 07 - R Primary - Mar 03, 2020 R Wesley Hunt
TX District 11 - R Primary - Mar 03, 2020 R August Pfluger
TX District 13 - R Primary - Mar 03, 2020 R Ronny Jackson
NJ State Senate 01 - Special Election - Nov 05, 2019 R Mike Testa
UK Conservative Party Leader - MP Vote - Jun 20, 2019 CON Boris Johnson
MS US Senate - Special Election - Nov 06, 2018 R Cindy Hyde-Smith
FL Governor - R Primary - Aug 28, 2018 R Ron DeSantis
FL District 01 - R Primary - Aug 28, 2018 R Matt Gaetz
FL District 03 - R Primary - Aug 28, 2018 R Ted Yoho
WY Governor - R Primary - Aug 21, 2018 R Foster Friess
MI Governor - R Primary - Aug 07, 2018 R Bill Schuette
KS Governor - R Primary - Aug 07, 2018 R Kris Kobach
MO US Senate - R Primary - Aug 07, 2018 R Josh Hawley
MI US Senate - R Primary - Aug 07, 2018 R John James
TN District 08 - R Primary - Aug 02, 2018 R David Kustoff
GA Governor - R Runoff - Jul 24, 2018 R Brian Kemp
AL District 02 - R Runoff - Jul 17, 2018 R Martha Roby
NY District 11 - R Primary - Jun 26, 2018 R Daniel M. Donovan
SC District 01 - R Primary - Jun 12, 2018 R Katie Arrington
CA Governor - Open Primary - Jun 05, 2018 R John Cox
MS US Senate - R Primary - Jun 05, 2018 R Roger Wicker
PA US Senate - R Primary - May 15, 2018 R Lou Barletta
OH US Senate - R Primary - May 08, 2018 R Jim Renacci
UT US Senate - R Convention - Apr 21, 2018 R Mitt Romney
AL US Senate - Special R Runoff - Sep 26, 2017 R Luther Strange
AL US Senate - Special R Primary - Aug 15, 2017 R Luther Strange
OH Republican Party Chair - Jan 06, 2017 R Jane Timken
NC District 02 - R Primary - Jun 07, 2016 R Renee Ellmers
NY - District 01 - R Primary - Jun 24, 2014 R Lee Zeldin
US President - R Primaries - Jun 26, 2012 R Mitt Romney
NY US President - Nov 04, 2008 R John McCain
NY US President - D Primary - Feb 05, 2008 D Hillary Clinton
FL Governor - R Primary - Sep 05, 2006 D Charlie Crist
New York City Mayor - D Runoff - Oct 11, 2001 D Fernando Ferrer
US Vice President - REF Convention - Jun 00, 2000 I Oprah Winfrey