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Donald Trump served as the 45th President of the United States from January 2017 to January 2021. A renowned businessman, television personality, and political leader, Donald Trump has left an indelible mark on American politics and the global stage. With his unfiltered communication style and controversial policies, Trump garnered both fervent support as well as opposition, making him a polarizing figure and one of the most talked-about figures in recent times. Born on June 14, 1946, in Queens, New York City, Donald Trump started his professional career in real estate, establishing himself as a prominent real estate developer in the 1980s. He gained further recognition as the host of the reality TV show "The Apprentice," which propelled him into the living rooms of millions of Americans and solidified his celebrity status. Trump's political journey began in 2015 when he announced his candidacy for the presidency as a Republican. His unconventional campaign style and populist rhetoric resonated with disenchanted voters, propelling him to win the Republican nomination. In the 2016 general election, despite being labelled an underdog, Trump secured a stunning victory over Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton, becoming the 45th President of the United States. While his policies and leadership style continue to be topics of discussion, Trump's influence on the political landscape remains significant. On August 25, 2023, Trump surrendered to authorities in Georgia on charges of plotting to overturn the state's 2020 election results in an unprecedented moment resulting in the first-ever mug shot of a former American president. He spent about 22 minutes inside the jail where he was booked before his release.  His surrender in Georgia marks the fourth time in 2023 the former president has turned himself in after criminal charges were brought against him by federal and state officials. But it's the first time he was subjected to a mug shot.

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Democrats not back in the game just yet

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An art school teacher paints pictures of U.S President Joe Biden and U.S Vice President Kamala Harris after Biden announced that he was dropping his re-election bid, on a street in Mumbai, India, July 22, 2024. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas (REUTERS)
Published on Jul 22, 2024 09:13 PM IST
ByHT Editorial

Trump assassination attempt: Secret Service head says agency ‘failed’ on July 13

At a Congressional hearing, Kimberly Cheatle took 'full responsibility’ for the agency's ‘missteps’ over the shooting at Donald Trump's Pennsylvania rally.

Republican candidate Donald Trump is seen with blood on his face surrounded by secret service agents as he is taken off the stage at a campaign event at Butler Farm Show Inc. in Butler, Pennsylvania, July 13, 2024.
Published on Jul 22, 2024 08:56 PM IST
AP |

Kamala Harris for POTUS? Times The Simpsons predicted US election milestones

Kamala Harris for president? The Simpsons called it! Keeping with its legacy, here's taking a look at key US election milestones, eerily predicted by the show

Kamala Harris' run for POTUS may just have been predicted by The Simpsons 24 years ago
Published on Jul 22, 2024 07:08 PM IST
ByAalokitaa Basu

Impact of Biden's exit on US markets: More uncertainty = more volatility

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Assistant Shift Foreman Howard Fewell holds copies of the New York Post front page the day U.S. President Joe Biden announced that he is dropping his reelection bid, at the New York Times College (REUTERS)
Published on Jul 22, 2024 01:13 PM IST
Bloomberg |

When Trump and Ivanka had placed confidence in Kamala Harris' candidacy

It has been reported that Donald Trump once donated to Kamala Harris’ re-election campaign while she was serving as California attorney general.

Donald and Ivanka Trump had once placed confidence in Kamala Harris' candidacy (AP File Photo, photo by SAUL LOEB / AFP)
Published on Jul 22, 2024 01:07 PM IST
BySumanti Sen
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