Donald Trump was the 45th President of the United States, from 2017-2021. Prior to his time in politics, he ran the Trump Organization, a business which soon became involved in a variety of projects, including hotels, resorts, residential and commercial building, casinos, and golf courses. During the 2016 primary, Trump defeated more than a dozen rivals to win the Republican nomination. Trump defeated former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton in the general election.
As President, he signed a major tax reform bill into law and oversaw a reduction of federal regulations. The Trump administration also renegotiated trade agreements with Mexico, Canada, China, Japan, and South Korea. Other domestic priorities included Supreme Court and federal judicial appointments, increased military budgets, aggressive border and immigration control, criminal justice reform, and the reduction of prescription drug prices.
In foreign policy, the Trump administration moved the U.S. Embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem and brokered normalization agreements between Israel and a number of countries. In 2018, President Trump attended a summit with Kim Jong Un, marking the first time a sitting president met with a North Korean leader.