Donald Trump

Timeline created by jacob roberts
  • When he was younger

    When he was younger
    Trump was a real-estate developer and businessman who owned, managed, or licensed his name to several hotels, casinos, golf courses, resorts, and residential properties in the New York City area and around the world. From the 1980s Trump also lent his name to scores of retail ventures—including branded lines of clothing, cologne, food, and furniture—and to Trump University, which offered seminars in real-estate education from 2005 to 2010.
  • When he has ran for president.

    When he has ran for president.
    Donald Trump has been a presidential candidate three times, in 2000
  • In 2016

    In 2016
    He ran for the second time in 2016
  • Travel Ban

    Travel Ban
    When he banned travel to Japan in 2017
  • Science Spendings

    Science Spendings
    The administration’s first budget proposal, for 2018, calls for slashing funding for the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the US National Institutes of Health, and several other science agencies. The US Congress, which decides spending levels, largely ignores the proposals, but the administration’s spending requests signal its priorities for science funding.
  • Science advice

    Science advice
    The EPA takes steps to bar key scientists from serving on advisory committees, while making it easier for industry representatives to serve.
  • Mood Plans

    Mood Plans
    Trump directs NASA to work on sending astronauts back to the Moon, signalling a change in priorities for the agency. The administration later puts a 2024 deadline on this goal, which would be within Trump’s second term if he is re-elected.
  • Data Ban

    Data Ban
    Scott Pruitt, appointed by Trump to the post of EPA administrator, proposes a rule that would prevent the agency from basing regulatory decisions on studies for which the underlying data is not publicly available — which includes many studies that rely on medical data, such as those on the health impacts of pollutants.
  • Nuclear withdrawal

    Nuclear withdrawal
    Trump announces that the United States will exit the nuclear agreement with Iran, a move criticized by many researchers.
  • In 2020

    In 2020
    He ran for the third time in 2020
  • Testing Confusion

    Testing Confusion
    The CDC issues revised guidance suggesting that people without symptoms do not need to be tested for COVID-19, sparking anger and confusion among scientists and public-health officials.
  • Presidental Illness

    Presidental Illness
    Trump announces that he and his wife have tested positive for COVID-19. He has experienced symptoms consistent with a moderate to severe case and is receiving experimental treatments.