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When did Donald Trump take office?Donald Trump took the presidential oath of office on January 20, 2017.Where is Donald Trump originally from?Donald Trump was born and raised in New York City.Where was Donald Trump educated?Donald Trump attended New York Military Academy (1959–64), a private boarding school; Fordham University in the Bronx (1964–66); and the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School (1966–68).When did Donald Trump go into politics?From the 1980s Donald Trump periodically mused in public about running for president, but those moments were widely dismissed in the press as publicity stunts. In 1999 he established a presidential exploratory committee; though he ultimately declined to run in 2000, he coauthored a book that year, “The America We Deserve,” in which he set forth his socially liberal and economically conservative political views. In June 2015 Trump announced that he would be a candidate in the U.S. presidential election of 2016, and, after winning the general election in November, he took office on January 20, 2017.When was Donald Trump elected?Donald Trump won the general election for the U.S. presidency on November 8, 2016.How many electoral votes did Donald Trump get?In the 2016 U.S. presidential election, Donald Trump won the electoral college by 304 votes to 227. In the 2020 presidential election, Trump lost by 306 electoral votes to 232.How old was Donald Trump when he was inaugurated?Donald Trump was 70 years old when he was inaugurated as president.When did Donald Trump declare his candidacy?Donald Trump announced that he would be a candidate in the 2016 presidential election campaign on June 14, 2015, at Trump Tower in New York City.Where is Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago resort?Mar-a-Lago is located in Palm Beach, Florida. Trump purchased the 118-room mansion on the site in the 1980s; he floated a plan to his creditors to convert the estate into a luxury housing development consisting of several smaller mansions, but local opposition led him instead to turn it into a private club, which was opened in 1995.What did Donald Trump study?Donald Trump majored in economics at the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School, where he graduated with a bachelor’s degree in 1968.

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