The American businessman, TV personality, politician and the 45th President of the United States of America, Donald John Trump was born on 14th June 1946. He was born in Queens, New York City and was raised there too. In 1968 trump received and economics degree from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. In the year 1971 he took charge of their family real estate and construction business Elizabeth Trump and Son and later named it The Trump Organization. After a lot of hard work and focus throughout the years, on 20th January 2017 he sits in the Oval office as the oldest and wealthiest person to assume the presidency. Out of all the things you might know about Trump here are a few fact that you surely do not know about him.
- In 1999, Trump proposed a one-time tax system.
Trump proposed a tax plan where individuals with net worth of $10 million or more have to pay a one-time tax of 14.25%. According to his calculations this will raise an amount of $5.7 million which can be used to pay out the national debt. This plan will only bother 1% of all Americans who controls 90% of the total wealth in America.
- Trump tried to sue an author for $5 million
In the year of 2009 he tried to sue the author Timothy O’Brien for $5 million due to a mistake done by the author. The author in the book ‘Trump Nation: The Art of Being Donald’ has cited saying that Trump has a net worth of $150 million to $250 million. According to Trump’s lawyer he has a net worth of $7 billion.
- Trump is a self-professed germophobe.
Trump dislikes shaking hands with anyone else and he also dislikes touching what other people have touched or used by anyone else.
- Trump was in Home Alone 2: Lost in New York
Trump has played a small part in the movie. In a scene where Kevin McCallister walks into the plaza hotel he bumps into Trump and ask where the front desk was.
- He tried to stop the building of a windfarm in Scotland.
Trump has gone up against a wind turbine project company in Scotland because they were building a wind power plant near his 750-million-euro golf resort. He has made these threats because this wind plant when built will ruin the view from his gold resort.