A self-made businessman, politician, and TV personality, Donald Trump was elected the 45th president of the United States in 2016 with his trademark slogan, "Make America Great Again."
There are few figures in contemporary American politics and culture who are as divisive as "the Donald." The TV reality star/ real-estate mogul has built an empire that is reportedly worth billions. With no experience in government, Trump challenged Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton in the 2016 presidential race - and won. His abrasive speeches and bewildering style have attracted both praise and criticism.
A survey of voter attitudes suggests far more support for the center than for populists, as Germany gets set to choose a new parliament. One finding was that the German electorate seems less 'angry' than that of the US.
A new round of US sanctions on Russia hammered out by Congress includes language that would make it harder for President Trump to lift them. But the bill also contains a passage that could increase tensions with Europe.
Jared Kushner will face questions in probes over possible collusion between the now-president's election campaign and Russia. Ahead of the hearings, he admitted contacts with Russian officials, but denied any wrongdoing.