Donald Trump Jr is the first child of US President Donald Trump and his former wife Ivana Trump. He is a businessman and a former Television personality. He was actively involved in his father’s campaign during the 2016 presidential elections and now active in his governance.
Full Name : Donald John Trump Jr.
Born : 31st December 1977 in New York City, New York, U.S.
Nationality : American
Father : Donald Trump
Mother : Ivana Trump
Spouse : Vanessa Haydon, a model
Children : 5 (Kai Madison Trump, Chloe Sophia Trump, Tristan Milos Trump, Donald Trump III, Spencer Frederick Trump)
Occupation : Bussinessman, Television Personality
7 interesting facts about Donald Trump Jr. :
Donald Trump Jr. started received his education from Buckley School and later moved to The Hill School. He continued at University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School where he graduated with a B.S degree in Economics.
Involvement in Politics
Trump Jr only showed up in politics when his father planned to contest in the 2016 Presidential elections. He became one of the political advisers to his father. After his father, Donald Trump assumed office as president, he has continued to be powerful in his administration.
Surprising as it may look, Trump Jr worked as a bartender in Aspen, Colorado for a year after his graduation. During that period he lived in a truck and enjoyed hunting ad skiing. After his returned to New York, he joined the Trump organisation. He also served as a guest judge for some episodes of his father’s reality show, The Apprentice.
Activities with Wikileaks
There has been proof of Trump Jr corresponding with Julian Assange through Wikileaks Twitter account. Information revealed in November 2017 showed that the two has started this correspondence during the 2016 elections. Through that Wilkileaks urged Trump Jr to peddle falsehood that Hillary Clinton wanted to attack him using drones among other claims.
Just like his father, Trump Jr has been involved in numerous controversies. During the campaign period, he compared refugees to Skittles. Within that period, he also asserted that Holocaust is just an imaginary thing. There were lots of controversies when it was discovered that he met a Russian lawyer Naalia Veselnitskaya and other people of Russian descent.
Criticism of Sadiq Khan
After the Westminster attack in 2017, Trump Jr attacked Mayor of London Sadiq Khan for comments he made. It was later realised that he took words of Khan out of context. However, Khan did not respond to the criticism, saying that he had important things to do. Instead some British lawmakers criticised Trump Jr for the remarks.
Investigations Around His Father
Trump Jr recently indicated that, all the recent investigations of his father Donald Trump’s campaign during 2016 elections is a conspiracy orchestrated by high-level government officials. According to him, the proceedings are just to block his father’s agenda.