(VOVworld)- The US Congress certified Friday that Donald Trump won the November election to become the nation's 45th president, as lawmakers counted and affirmed the votes by the Electoral College. US Vice President Joseph Biden (C) presides over the counting of the electoral votes from the 2016 presidential election during a joint session of Congress, on January 6, 2017 in Washington, DC. (Mark Wilson/Getty Images/AFP "Donald Trump of New York has received, for president of the United States, 304 votes," while his Democratic rival Hillary Clinton received 227 votes, Vice President Joe Biden declared to assembled lawmakers after the counting was complete. Biden said the official count "shall be deemed sufficient declaration" for Trump and Vice President-elect Mike Pence to take their oaths of office on January 20. President-elect Trump is expected to have a busy schedule after his swearing in ceremony. Major issues that he will work on include the Obamacare program, law … [Read more...] about US Congress confirms Donald Trump’s presidency
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(VOVworld) - Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump has been elected the 45th president of the US, winning 276 electoral votes. As the first US billionaire-turned president, Mr. Trump will be officially sworn into office on January 20, 2017, replacing current President Barack Obama. Trump was born in June 14, 1946, in New York and is the 4th child of a family with 5 siblings. His father was a successful real estate businessman. Trump, who owns 4.5 billion USD assets, ranks 113th among American billionaires and 324th in the world billionaire list 2016 by Forbes magazine. He is also a US media star as he was the star and producer of the NBC reality show “The apprentice”. In 2007, he was honoured star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for his contributions to the TV industry. Forbes magazine listed him the 30th most famous world figures in 2013. He ranked 72nd among the 100 most powerful world figures in 2015. Commitment to make the US stronger After beating his … [Read more...] about Donald Trump elected president of the US
WASHINGTON, Dec 7 - Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump on Monday called for a ban on Muslims entering the United States in the most dramatic response by a candidate yet to last week's shooting spree by two Muslims who the FBI said were radicalized. Trump's "statement on preventing Muslim immigration" drew fierce criticism from some of his rivals for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination, all of whom have been searching for ways to knock him out of the lead. Withering reaction flowed in from former Florida Governor Jeb Bush, Ohio Governor John Kasich, Senator Lindsey Graham of South Carolina and New Jersey Governor Chris Christie. "Donald Trump is unhinged. His 'policy' proposals are not serious," Bush said in a tweet. The billionaire developer and former reality TV star, who frequently uses racially charged rhetoric, called for a complete shutdown of Muslims entering the country "until our country's representatives can figure out what is going on." … [Read more...] about Donald Trump urges ban on Muslims entering U.S.
Donald Trump announces he is running for US President 2016. Photo: dailymail.co.uk (VOVworld) - New York billionaire and real-estate developer Donald Trump said Tuesday he will seek the Republican nomination for president in 2016. He announced his bid at the Trump Tower in New York, adding that among his priorities are restoring the economy and criticizing China’s behaviours. With a total net worth of approximately 9 billion USD, the 69-year-old billionaire is President and CEO of Trump Organization, New York’s leading real estate developer and the founder of Trump Entertainment Resorts with many resorts all over the world. So far, 4 Democrats have announced their bids for the presidency with Hillary Clinton considered the most prominent candidate. … [Read more...] about US: Billionaire Donald Trump runs for president 2016
On June 16th, billionaire businessman and reality television star, Donald Trump officially announced his candidate for the 2016 US presidential candidate. "I am officially running for president of the United States and we are going to make our country great again," he told supporters at New York's Trump Towers on Fifth Avenue. He added : "I will be the greatest president that God ever created". Beside Donal Trump, eleven other Republicans have announced they are running for next November's election, the latest being former Florida Governor, Jeb Bush who launched his candidacy on June 15th. Donald Trump (born on June 14th, 1946) is an American business magnate, investor, television personality, author, and politician. He is the chairman and president of The Trump Organization and the founder of Trump Entertainment Resorts. Trump's extravagant lifestyle, outspoken manner, and role on the NBC reality show The Apprentice have made him a well-known celebrity. In 2010, Trump expressed … [Read more...] about Donald Trump announces 2016 Presidential candidate