The presidency of Donald Trump began at noon EST on January 20, 2017, the day that Donald Trump became the 45th President of the United States, succeeding Barack Obama.
Donald John Trump is an American businessman, television producer and politician, who is the Republican Party nominee for President of the United States in the 2016 election.
Barack Hussein Obama II is an American politician who is the 44th and current President of the United States.
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Trump, a Republican, was a businessman from New York City at the time of his victory in the 2016 presidential election over Democrat Hillary Clinton.
The City of New York, often called New York City, New York, or simply The City, is the most populous city in the United States.
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His running mate, former Governor Mike Pence of Indiana, took office as the 48th Vice President of the United States on the same day.
The Vice President of the United States is a constitutional officer in the legislative branch of the Federal government as President of the Senate under Article One, Section Three, Paragraph Four of the United States Constitution.
Michael Richard "Mike" Pence is an American politician, attorney, and the 50th Governor of Indiana.
Indiana is a U.S. state located in the midwestern and Great Lakes regions of North America.
Trump's term in office is set to end on January 20, 2021, and he is eligible to being elected to a second term.
During his time in office, Trump has issued several consequential presidential orders and memoranda, including Executive Order 13769, which suspended the admission of refugees into the United States.
Executive Order 13769, titled "Protecting the Nation from Foreign Terrorist Entry into the United States", is an executive order signed by President Donald Trump on January 27, 2017 that places limits on travel to the U.S. from certain countries, and by all refugees, out of concern for terrorists infiltrating the U.S. The order was challenged by widespread protests and numerous lawsuits, including State of Washington v.
Trump also nominated Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court and has appointed numerous executive branch officials.
Neil McGill Gorsuch is an American federal appellate judge on the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit.
Several of Trump's nominees, including Gorsuch, remain before the United States Senate.
The United States Senate is a legislative chamber in the bicameral legislature of the United States, and together with the House of Representatives makes up the U.S. Congress.