Official portrait, 2017
Trump at the New York Military Academy in 1964
The 2016 presidential electoral vote. Five individuals besides Trump and Clinton received electoral votes from faithless electors.
Trump (far right) and wife Ivana in the receiving line of a state dinner for King Fahd of Saudi Arabia in 1985, with U.S. president Ronald Reagan and First Lady Nancy Reagan
Outgoing President Barack Obama and President-elect Donald Trump in the Oval Office on November 10, 2016
Trump Tower in Midtown Manhattan
Donald Trump's official portrait before his swearing in ceremony.
Entrance of the Trump Taj Mahal in Atlantic City
Inauguration swearing-in ceremony
Trump and New Jersey Generals quarterback Doug Flutie at a 1985 press conference in the lobby of Trump Tower
Cabinet meeting, March 2017
Trump's star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame
Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett and her family with Trump on September 26, 2020
Trump at a New York Mets baseball game in 2009
Fact-checkers from The Washington Post, (orange) the Toronto Star, and CNN (blue) compiled data on "false or misleading claims" and "false claims," respectively. The peaks in late 2018 correspond to the midterm elections, in late 2019 to his impeachment inquiry, and in late 2020 to the presidential election. The Post reported 30,573 false or misleading claims in 4 years, an average of more than 20.9 per day.
Trump and President Bill Clinton in June 2000
Trump talks to the press in the Oval Office on March 21, 2017, before signing S.422 (the NASA Transition Authorization Act)
Trump speaking at CPAC 2011
Trump speaks to reporters on the White House South Lawn in June 2019
Trump campaigning in Arizona, March 2016.
During a joint news conference, Trump said he was "very proud" to hear Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro use the term "fake news."
2016 electoral vote results. Trump won 304–227
Twitter activity of Donald Trump from his first tweet in May 2009 to September 2017. Retweets are not included.
Women's March in Washington on January 21, 2017
Trump signed new anti-sex-trafficking legislation on April 16, 2018.
Trump is sworn in as president by Chief Justice John Roberts
Trump pays tribute to fallen police officers on May 15, 2017
Trump speaks to automobile workers in Michigan, March 2017
Trump signs the Hurricane Harvey relief bill at Camp David, September8, 2017
Trump and group of officials and advisors on the way from White House complex to St. John's Church
Trump and Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg at the 787-10 Dreamliner rollout ceremony
Trump examines border wall prototypes in Otay Mesa, California.
Trump signs the United States–Mexico–Canada Agreement (USMCA) alongside Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau in Buenos Aires, Argentina, November 30, 2018
Trump with the other G7 leaders at the 45th summit in France, 2019
Trump and Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos visit Saint Andrew's Catholic School in Orlando, Florida, March3, 2017
Trump and Xi Jinping at 2018 G20 Summit.
April 2017 Trump rally in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
Trump, King Salman of Saudi Arabia, and Egyptian president Abdel Fattah el-Sisi at the 2017 Riyadh summit in Saudi Arabia
Official portrait of Scott Pruitt as EPA Administrator
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo meeting with Taliban delegation in Qatar in September 2020
HHS Secretary Alex Azar
Trump meets Kim Jong-un at the Singapore summit, June 2018
The CBO estimated in May 2017 that the Republican AHCA would reduce the number of people with health insurance by 23 million during 2026, relative to current law.
Putin and Trump shaking hands at the G20 Osaka summit, June 2019
Drug overdoses killed 70,200 in the United States in 2017.
Trump and his third Supreme Court nominee, Amy Coney Barrett.
Trump at the 15th Annual Opioid Takeback Day
Trump conducts a COVID-19 press briefing with members of the White House Coronavirus Task Force on March 15, 2020
Trump receives a briefing on COVID-19 in the White House Situation Room
Poland's president Andrzej Duda visited the White House on June 24, 2020, the first foreign leader to do so since the start of the pandemic.
Trump was hospitalized at the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center following his COVID-19 diagnosis on October 3, 2020.
Trump boards helicopter for COVID-19 treatment on October 2, 2020
Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Ben Carson, first day on the job
Trump discharged on October 5, 2020, from Walter Reed National Military Medical Center
Chad Wolf, acting Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security
Members of House of Representatives vote on two articles of impeachment, December 18, 2019
June 2018 protest against the Trump administration family separation policy, in Chicago, Illinois
Trump displaying the front page of The Washington Post reporting his acquittal by the Senate
Trump signs Executive Order 13769 at the Pentagon. Vice President Mike Pence (left) and Secretary of Defense James Mattis look on, January 27, 2017.
Trump at a 2020 campaign rally in Arizona
Trump returns to the White House after posing for a photo op at St. John's Episcopal Church, June 2020
2020 Electoral College results, Trump lost 232–306
Vice President Mike Pence, Second Lady Karen Pence and President Donald Trump watch the Crew Dragon Demo-2 Falcon 9 rocket launch from Kennedy Space Center
Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi signing the second impeachment of Trump
Anti-Trump protest in Greensboro by the anti-fascist groups Democratic Socialists of America and Industrial Workers of the World
Trump speaks at the "Rally to Protect Our Elections" in Phoenix, Arizona, July 2021.
Trump and North Korea's Communist Party leader Kim Jong-un shake hands at the Korean Demilitarized Zone, June 30, 2019
Trump talking to the press, March 2017
Trump and Vice President Mike Pence at the welcoming ceremony for Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Mark Milley (left) on September 30, 2019. Outgoing chairman General Joseph Dunford (right) and Secretary of Defense Mark Esper (center-right) are present.
Fact-checkers from The Washington Post, the Toronto Star, and CNN compiled data on "false or misleading claims" (orange background), and "false claims" (violet foreground), respectively.
Trump with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan in the Oval Office, November 13, 2019
Trump with Prince Mohammad bin Salman, Washington, D.C., March 14, 2017
Robert Mueller in the Oval Office c. 2012
Tayyip Erdoğan, then the prime minister of Turkey, attended the opening of the Trump Towers Istanbul AVM in 2012.
Open hearing testimony of Fiona Hill and David Holmes on November 21, 2019
Democrat Joe Biden defeated Trump in the 2020 presidential election.
Trump signs an Executive Order promoting Agriculture and Rural Prosperity in America on April 25, 2017
Gallup approval polling, covering February 2017 – December 2020

Donald Trump's tenure as the 45th president of the United States began with his inauguration on January 20, 2017, and ended on January 20, 2021.

- Presidency of Donald Trump

Trump promoted conspiracy theories and made many false and misleading statements during his campaigns and presidency, to a degree unprecedented in American politics.

- Donald Trump
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2019 Turkish offensive into north-eastern Syria

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Cross-border military operation conducted by the Turkish Armed Forces (TSK) and the Syrian National Army (SNA) against the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) and later Syrian Arab Army (SAA) in northern Syria.

Cross-border military operation conducted by the Turkish Armed Forces (TSK) and the Syrian National Army (SNA) against the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) and later Syrian Arab Army (SAA) in northern Syria.

For a more detailed, up-to-date, interactive map, see here.
U.S. and Turkish troops rendezvous for a joint patrol in the Northern Syria Buffer Zone, 4 October 2019.
Ras al-Ayn bombing on 10 October 2019.
Smoke rising above Qamishli on 10 October 2019
A checkpoint, abandoned by the SDF outside of Ras al-Ayn on 11 October
Battle of Tell Abyad, 9–13 October
SNA advances in Tell Abyad area
SNA advances in the Manbij area
Vice President Mike Pence and U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo at a joint press conference in Ankara on 17 October 2019
Battle of Ras al-Ayn, 9–20 October
SNA advances in Ras al-Ayn area
SDF-controlled territory (green) and Turkish-controlled territory (red) in October 2019
Civilians throwing rocks at a Turkish Kirpi MRAP in Kobanî, 5 November 2019
Protest against Turkey's military offensive on 10 October 2019
International reactions to Turkey's 2019 operation in northern Syria at a glance. See Reactions to the 2019 Turkish offensive into north-eastern Syria for citations or more information.
Protest in Berlin against Turkey's military offensive and European arms exports to Turkey
Letter dated 9 October from Donald Trump to Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, leaked to US media on the 16th. On 18 October, Erdoğan told reporters that the language of the letter was a big insult, they weren't going to forget it, and they would have some sort of redress when the time comes.
President Donald Trump meets with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan in the Oval Office of the White House, 13 November 2019
U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi confronts Donald Trump about U.S. withdrawal at a meeting in the White House on 16 October 2019.

On 6 October 2019, the Trump administration ordered American troops to withdraw from northeastern Syria, where the United States had been supporting its Kurdish allies.

Preparations for the offensive began in July 2019 and the final preparation in October, starting with the withdrawal of American forces from positions near the Turkish border, after Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan had a phone call with United States President Donald Trump about plans for a military operation against SDF-held areas east of the Euphrates river.

Official portrait, 2003

George W. Bush

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American politician who served as the 43rd president of the United States from 2001 to 2009.

American politician who served as the 43rd president of the United States from 2001 to 2009.

Official portrait, 2003
George W. Bush with his parents, Barbara and George H. W. Bush, c. undefined 1947
Governor Bush (right) with father, former president George H. W. Bush, and wife, Laura, 1997
2000 electoral vote results
2004 electoral vote results
George W. Bush re-election campaign stop in Grand Rapids, Michigan.
Deficit and debt increases from 2001 to 2009. Gross debt has increased over $500billion each year since the 2003 fiscal year.
President Bush signing the No Child Left Behind Act into law, January 8, 2002
President Bush delivering a statement on energy, urging Congress to end offshore oil drill ban, June 18, 2008
President Bush discussing border security with Secretary of Homeland Security Michael Chertoff near El Paso, November 2005
President Bush with hurricane victims in Biloxi, September 2, 2005
President Bush announcing his nomination of Alberto Gonzales as the next U.S. Attorney General, November 10, 2004
Countries visited by President George W. Bush during his time in office
President Bush with Russian president Vladimir Putin in Shanghai, October 21, 2001. Russia had cooperated with the U.S. in the war on terror.
President Bush, beside firefighter Bob Beckwith, addressing rescue workers at the World Trade Center site
Countries with major military operations throughout the war on terror launched by Bush, including those launched after his presidency
President Bush and President Hamid Karzai of Afghanistan in Kabul, March 1, 2006
President Bush, with Naval Flight Officer Lieutenant Ryan Philips, after landing on the USS Abraham Lincoln prior to his Mission Accomplished speech, May 1, 2003
Gallup/USA Today Bush public opinion polling from February 2001 to January 2009
Protest against the Iraq War in New London, Connecticut on May 23, 2007
Countries with a U.S. military presence in 2007
Charlie Strong (left), Texas Longhorns head football coach, George W. Bush and Reverend Jesse Jackson hold up a Texas Longhorns football jersey at the LBJ Presidential Library in 2014
Bush eulogizing his father at the National Cathedral, December 5, 2018
George W. Bush and Laura at the inauguration of Joe Biden
George W. Bush Presidential Center, on the campus of Southern Methodist University
Bush on January 20, 2001 in Washington D.C., the day of his first inauguration as President of the United States.
Former President George W. Bush and his wife being escorted to a waiting helicopter by President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama on January 20, 2009.

However, the party's nomination eventually went to Donald Trump, whom Bush refused to endorse.

The improvement has been interpreted as Democrats viewing him more favorably in response to Donald Trump's presidency, an assessment that has also been expressed by Bush himself.

Kelly in 2017

John F. Kelly

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Kelly in 2017
Kelly's official U.S. Southern Command portrait
Kelly and U.S. Senator John Warner hold a briefing regarding the status of investigations into the Haditha incident on May 25, 2006
Kelly testifying before the Senate Armed Services Committee
Kelly briefing reporters at the Pentagon in Arlington, Virginia
Kelly is ceremonially sworn in prior to President Trump's speech at DHS Headquarters on January 25, 2017. Kelly was actually sworn in five days prior.
Kelly during the MSC 2017

John Francis Kelly (born May 11, 1950) is an American former political advisor and retired U.S. Marine Corps general who served as White House chief of staff for President Donald Trump from July 31, 2017, to January 2, 2019.

He had previously served as Secretary of Homeland Security in the Trump administration and was commander of United States Southern Command.

Jared Kushner

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American businessman and investor.

American businessman and investor.

Kushner Companies purchased 666 Fifth Avenue in 2007 for $1.8 billion, the most expensive single property purchase in US history at the time.
In May 2015, Kushner purchased a majority stake of One Times Square for $295 million.
Kushner (right) with The New York Observer's then editor-in-chief Peter W. Kaplan, September 2008.
Kushner and the Trump family, pictured at a campaign victory party in Des Moines, Iowa, on February 1, 2016
Kushner during the April 2017 Syrian missile strike operation
Kushner with President Trump and German Chancellor Angela Merkel in March 2017
Dedication ceremony of the Embassy of the United States in Jerusalem, May 2018
Kushner is said to be the main architect of Trump's Israeli–Palestinian peace plan.
Kushner, Vice President Mike Pence and Peter Navarro during a coronavirus update briefing on April 2, 2020
Kushner and Gen. Joseph Dunford, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, with Iraqi defence minister Erfan al-Hiyali in Baghdad on April 3, 2017
President Trump, joined by Kushner and Netanyahu behind, signs the proclamation recognizing Israel's 1981 annexation of the Golan Heights, March 2019
Kushner with Ivanka and Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman in May 2017

He served as a senior advisor to 45th U.S. president Donald Trump, his father-in-law.

As senior advisor to President Trump, Kushner pushed strongly for the First Step Act, a criminal justice reform bill which Trump signed into law in 2018.

Supreme Court of the United States

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Highest court in the federal judiciary of the United States.

Highest court in the federal judiciary of the United States.

The Court lacked its own building until 1935; from 1791 to 1801, it met in Philadelphia's City Hall.
The Royal Exchange, New York City, the first meeting place of the Supreme Court
Chief Justice Marshall (1801–1835)
The U.S. Supreme Court Building, current home of the Supreme Court, which opened in 1935.
The Hughes Court in 1937, photographed by Erich Salomon. Members include Chief Justice Charles Evans Hughes (center), Louis Brandeis, Benjamin N. Cardozo, Harlan Stone, Owen Roberts, and the "Four Horsemen" Pierce Butler, James Clark McReynolds, George Sutherland, and Willis Van Devanter, who opposed New Deal policies.
Justices of the Supreme Court with President George W. Bush (center-right) in October 2005. The justices (left to right) are: Ruth Bader Ginsburg, David Souter, Antonin Scalia, John Paul Stevens, John Roberts, Sandra Day O'Connor, Anthony Kennedy, Clarence Thomas, and Stephen Breyer
John Roberts giving testimony before the Senate Judiciary Committee during the 2005 hearings on his nomination to be chief justice
Ruth Bader Ginsburg giving testimony before the Senate Judiciary Committee during the 1993 hearings on her nomination to be an associate justice
The interior of the United States Supreme Court
The first four female justices: O'Connor, Sotomayor, Ginsburg, and Kagan.
The current Roberts Court justices (since October 2020): Front row (left to right): Samuel Alito, Clarence Thomas, Chief Justice John Roberts, Stephen Breyer, and Sonia Sotomayor. Back row (left to right): Brett Kavanaugh, Elena Kagan, Neil Gorsuch, and Amy Coney Barrett.
Percentage of cases decided unanimously and by a one-vote margin from 1971 to 2016
The present U.S. Supreme Court building as viewed from the front
From the 1860s until the 1930s, the court sat in the Old Senate Chamber of the U.S. Capitol.
Seth P. Waxman at oral argument presents his case and answers questions from the justices.
Inscription on the wall of the Supreme Court Building from Marbury v. Madison, in which Chief Justice John Marshall outlined the concept of judicial review

President Donald Trump's nomination of Neil Gorsuch to the seat left vacant by Antonin Scalia's death was the second.

The rise and solidification of a conservative majority on the Court during the presidency of Donald Trump sparked a liberal response in the form of calls for court-packing.

The American white nationalist ideologue Jared Taylor became a revered figure among the alt-right, and the events organized by his American Renaissance group were attended by many alt-right members.


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Abbreviation of alternative right, is a loosely connected far-right white nationalist movement.

Abbreviation of alternative right, is a loosely connected far-right white nationalist movement.

The American white nationalist ideologue Jared Taylor became a revered figure among the alt-right, and the events organized by his American Renaissance group were attended by many alt-right members.
Richard B. Spencer claimed to have coined the term "alternative right" in 2008.
The Daily Stormer is named for the Nazi tabloid Der Stürmer, known for its antisemitic caricatures. This 1934 billboard for Der Stürmer reads "With Der Stürmer against Judea. The Jews are our misfortune".
The alt-right largely rallied behind the presidential candidacy of Donald Trump, although he distanced himself from the movement.
Hillary Clinton's August 2016 speech denouncing the alt-right helped bring the movement to mainstream attention
Protestors at the 2017 Unite the Right rally, which was promoted by the alt-right. One man carries the logo of Vanguard America, and another has a T-shirt depicting German Nazi leader Adolf Hitler.
The Russian far-right theorist Aleksandr Dugin was popular with the alt-right
A placard criticizing the alt-right displayed at the 2017 Women's March.
The Pepe the Frog meme, originally created in 2005, was adopted by the alt-right and became a "mascot" for the movement.
A young man displaying the flag of Kekistan at a pro-Trump rally; the flag is an alt-right symbol.
An attendee at the Unite the Right rally carrying a firearm and wearing a Confederate battle flag T-shirt.
"Trump is Alt-Right with Us". Anti-Trump protesters highlight what they regard as his links to the alt-right and to historical fascism by dressing as Hitler and Mussolini.
Counter-protesters at the 2017 Unite the Right rally.

In 2015, it attracted broader attention—particularly through coverage on Steve Bannon's Breitbart News—due to alt-right support for Donald Trump's 2016 presidential campaign.

However, press sources alleged that several appointments within the Trump administration were linked to the alt-right, including Senior Advisor to the President Stephen Miller, National Security Advisor Michael Flynn, Deputy Assistant to the President Sebastian Gorka, Special Assistant to the President Julia Hahn, and speechwriter Darren Beattie.

Official portrait, 2016

Mitch McConnell

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American politician and retired attorney serving as Senate minority leader since 2021 and as the senior United States senator from Kentucky.

American politician and retired attorney serving as Senate minority leader since 2021 and as the senior United States senator from Kentucky.

Official portrait, 2016
Official portrait, 2016
President Ronald Reagan in a meeting with McConnell in the Oval Office, March 1987
President George H. W. Bush with McConnell and Elaine Chao in February 1991
Mitch McConnell in 1992
President George W. Bush shake hands with McConnell, January 2001
Donald Trump, Mike Pence, Paul Ryan, and McConnell celebrate the passage of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017, December 2017
McConnell (left) with then-Judge Brett Kavanaugh (middle), the nominee to replace retiring Justice Anthony Kennedy, 2018.
McConnell and his wife,

During the Trump administration, the Senate Republican majority under his leadership confirmed a record number of federal appeals court judges during a president's first two years.

In January 2017, Republican president Donald Trump nominated Neil Gorsuch to fill the Supreme Court vacancy left after Scalia's death.

The House of Representatives votes to adopt the article of impeachment

Second impeachment of Donald Trump

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The House of Representatives votes to adopt the article of impeachment
Speaker Nancy Pelosi signs the article of impeachment following passage by the House.
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Donald Trump, the 45th president of the United States, was impeached for the second time on January 13, 2021, one week before his term expired.

Official portrait, 2013

Antonin Scalia

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American jurist who served as an associate justice of the Supreme Court of the United States from 1986 until his death in 2016.

American jurist who served as an associate justice of the Supreme Court of the United States from 1986 until his death in 2016.

Official portrait, 2013
President Reagan and his Supreme Court nominee Scalia in the Oval Office, July 7, 1986
Judge and Mrs. Scalia (left) and President Reagan (right) watch as Chief Justice Warren Burger swears William Rehnquist in as the next Chief Justice, September 26, 1986.
The 2009–2010 Court, with President Barack Obama, Vice President Joe Biden and retiring justice David Souter with Scalia fourth from right
Scalia (right) at Harvard Law School on November 30, 2006
Scalia in 2010
Scalia (right) works on a book with Bryan A. Garner.
The Roberts Court (October 2010 – February 2016). Front row: Clarence Thomas, Antonin Scalia, John Roberts (Chief), Anthony Kennedy, Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Back row: Sonia Sotomayor, Stephen Breyer, Samuel Alito, Elena Kagan.
President Trump presents Scalia's Medal of Freedom posthumously to his widow, Maureen.

Scalia was posthumously awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 2018 by President Donald Trump, and the Antonin Scalia Law School at George Mason University was named in his honor.

Two of their sons, Eugene Scalia and John Scalia, became attorneys, with Eugene later becoming Secretary of Labor in the Trump administration.

Cohen in 2019

Michael Cohen (lawyer)

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Cohen in 2019
Michael Cohen in 2011
Cohen in 2017

Michael Dean Cohen (born August 25, 1966) is an American disbarred lawyer who served as an attorney for U.S. president Donald Trump from 2006 to 2018.

On February 26, 2019 Cohen testified that he never wanted a position in the Trump administration.