Donald John Trump was born in 1946 in Queens, New York City, the fourth of five children of Frederick C. and Mary MacLeod Trump. Frederick Trump was a builder and real estate developer who specialized in constructing and operating middle income apartments in the Queens, Staten Island, and Brooklyn sections of New York. Donald Trump was an energetic and bright child, and his parents sent him to the New York Military Academy at age thirteen, hoping the discipline of the school would channel his energy in a positive manner. Trump did well at the academy, both socially and academically, rising to be a star athlete and student leader by the time he graduated in 1964.
Donald Trump is a billionaire real estate mogul and reality television personality. In 2016 he became the Republican presidential nominee. Donald Trump is a billionaire real estate mogul and reality television personality. In 2016 he became the Republican presidential nominee. Donald Trump is one untrustworthy character. He’s repeatedly been caught saying offensive, inane things – and he’s prone to the odd fib or two.
Check out of gallery for 11 lies Donald Trump has said :
#The Twin Towers
In 2015 Trump claimed that he saw “thousands and thousands of people cheering” in Jersey City, a state he claims has a large Arab population, when the Twin Towers fell. Reports state that there were no such celebrations happening in Jersey City.
#Obama’s Birth Certificate
This is a pretty big one. Trump kicked up a big fuss when he claimed that Obama’s birth certificate was fake, resulting in Obama – the President – having to prove that he was actually born in Hawaii, US.
#An Increase in Violent Crimes and Homicides
Donald Trump claimed that there was a big increase in violent crimes and homicides across the country. However, it turns out that violent crime is actually decreasing across the country.
#Illegal Immigration Video
One of Trump’s campaign ads showed dozens of people climbing over a border fence as a narrator says that Trump will “stop illegal immigration by building a wall on our Southern border that Mexico will pay for”. However, the footage wasn’t of Mexico, it was actually of Morocco, some 5,000 miles away.
In June 2015, Trump said that there “were no jobs” in the US. However, official statistics were released stating that there were 5.4 million job openings – the most in the last 15 years.
#Trump Got To Know Vladimir Putin “Very Well” on 60 Minutes
Can this get any more ridiculous? Trump said that he got to know Putin “very well” when they both appeared on CBS’ 60 Minutes. But it never happened. In fact, the pair were interviewed in different countries, Trump in New York and Putin in Russia!