President Barack H. Obama is the 44th and current President of the United States of America. He was elected to two four year terms, 2008 - 20012 and 2012 - 2016. His last full day in office as President will be January 19, 2017. On the following day at noon, January 20, 2017, a newly elected President of the United States of America will take the Oath of Office for the 2016 - 2020 term .
Donald J. Trump Wins
Donald J. Trump won the November 8th, 2016 United States Presidential Election. He is a 70 year old real-estate developer who has never held an elected office. He ran against Hillary R. Clinton, former first lady, former senator from the state of New York, and former Secretary of State. He takes office officially on January 20, 2017 as the 45th President of the United States of America. He won with 279 Electoral votes against Hillary R. Clinton's 228 electoral votes. (New York Times, Election 2016)
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