Donald Trump is the 2016 US president-elect. He was contesting against Democrat Hillary Clinton in the elections. Trump, who does not have a political background, was born in a business family in 1946 at Queens, New York City. His father owned a real estate and construction firm known as Trump Organisation. After graduating from the University of Pennsylvania with a degree in Economics, he took over his father’s business. Trump was declared the official Republican nominee in July 2016. Trump
is seen as a controversial figure as he called for a complete ban on entry of Muslims in United States during his election campaign. He also openly speaks against the need to tackle climate change and supports gun rights in America. During the presidential debate, a video recording of Trump's conversation was leaked in which he was heard making offensive comments about women.