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Donald Trump was the 45th President of the United States of America. Even before his presidential candidacy in 2016, the multi-billionaire was known worldwide.

In the 2016 election campaign, allegations of sexism, racism and populism were raised against Trump. The Republican surprisingly prevailed against the Democrat Hillary Clinton in the 2016 presidential election and became the 45th President of the USA on January 20, 2017. As part of his America First policy, Donald Trump introduced drastic protective tariffs to protect the steel and aluminum industry in the USA. This protectionism should help reduce the country's large budget deficit. China and Europe reacted to Trump's protectionist trade policy with their own punitive tariffs, leading to a trade dispute. The US president has also brought about a rapprochement with North Korea's ruler Kim Jong-un and tried to denuclearize and disarm the authoritarian state. One of the central promises in Donald Trump's election campaign was a border wall with Mexico. In the dispute over the financing of this wall with the Democrats, Trump declared a national emergency.

Donald Trump competed against his Democratic rival Joe Biden in the 2020 US election. On November 13, 2020, ten days after election day, it becomes clear: The Democrat Joe Biden is replacing Donald Trump as US President. On January 20, 2021, Donald Trump was officially replaced by Joe Biden as President of the United States of America.

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