Aug.10 — President Donald Trump abruptly left a news conference at the White House late Monday, after a person was shot near the building. “There was an actual shooting and somebody’s been taken to the hospital,” Trump said after returning to White House briefing room.
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Donald John Trump is the 45th and current president of the United States. Before entering politics, he was a businessman and television personality. Trump was born and raised in Queens, a borough of New York City, and received a bachelor’s degree in economics from the Wharton School.