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A 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. This is a collection of DW's content on Donald Trump.
In Washington, former White House aide Cassidy Hutchinson gave dramatic testimony about Donald Trump's actions when rioters stormed the US Capitol. Speaking at hearings into the events of January 6 last year, she said Trump knew protesters were armed.
The former US president allegedly tried to grab the steering wheel in a limo after being told he could not join his supporters. A secret service agent was forced to restrain him, according to the testimony.
Former US President Donald Trump's closest advisors and family described the effort to push election lies. His former Attorney General William Barr at one point said he was "detached from reality" in Monday's hearing.
Police in Uvalde, Texas, have admitted to mistakes in their response to a school shooting in which 19 children and two teachers were killed. Just three days after the tragedy, the National Rifle Association opened its annual convention in Houston.