Who is Donald Trump, the new US president – and what does he stand for?
Donald Trump is a rich businessman.
He’s the star of the American Apprentice TV show.
At 70 he will become America’s oldest ever president.
Why are people worried that he will be the new president?
Trump is tough on immigration. He wants to build a wall on America’s border with Mexico. He wants to ban Muslims entering America. He thinks that will stop terrorism. He supports gun ownership. He doesn’t believe in climate change.
He has been criticized for the things he has said about women, other races and countries.
But what do some people think is good about Trump?
America has alot of unemployment. He promises more jobs and industry. He wants to be tougher on terrorism. He wants to be friends with Russia and Russia’s president likes him.
Will Trump gets everything he wants?
He needs the support of other politicians to make his ideas happen. The two main parties are Republicans and Democrats. Donald Trump is a Republican. There are more elected Republicans than Democrats. But many republicans do not like Donald Trump’s ideas and they can vote against him if they don’t like his plans.
Trump says he wants to make America great again. He has four years to convince America it made the right choice.
How did Donald Trump get elected? Read more about the US Election System here.