Trump Before the Election vs Trump Now

Donald Trump made a series of promises on his historical journey to the state house. We take a look at his stances on key issues then, what he has done about them and his stand now that he is in office.

Rebuilding the country’s infrastructure

Trump promised that the country’s infrastructure would be second to none and promised to create jobs for millions of people while doing so. However, despite repeatedly promising to do so, no visible progress has been made so far.

Locking Up Hillary

Trump’s supporters wanted the Democratic candidate jailed for use of a private email server and consistently had ‘jail her up’ placards. Trump seemed to agree with them, at least by supporting calls for a fresh investigation. He even promised Hillary that when he wins, he would get a special prosecutor to look into her situation. Well, that did not happen and Trump went ahead to say that the country owed Hillary a debt of gratitude. read more

4 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Donald Trump

Despite numerous attacks on his credentials, mostly due to divisive comments that he’s made on the campaign trail, Donald Trump appears to be leading the Republican bandwagon. A billionaire real estate mogul, trump is an interestingly colorful and popular candidate, probably due to his work with celebrities, and also as a result of his ‘The Apprentice’ show. Definitely an influencer in this year’s race, here are 4 things you probably didn’t know about Donald J. Trump.

#1 His Family’s Last Name Used to be Drumpf

According to biographer Gwenda Blair, Trump’s family name used to be Drumpf, before evolving over centuries to ‘Trump’. According to Gwenda, one of Trump’s ancestors changed the name during the 30 years’ War in the 17th century. This revelation has recently led to a lot of fun on the internet, with users initiating the hashtag #MakeDonaldDrumpfAgain on Twitter. read more