Who Is President Trump? Essay

955 Words Dec 6th, 2016 4 Pages
Who is our next president, and what does he represent? These are the questions that Jeffrey Frankel, a professor at Harvard University 's Kennedy School of Government, answers in his article “Who is President Trump?”. Frankel previously served as a member of President Bill Clinton’s Council of Economic Advisers, so he is very biased towards the democratic views on President-Elect Donald J. Trump. Jeffrey Frankel also directs the Program in International Finance and Macroeconomics at the US National Bureau of Economic Research, within which he is a member of the Business Cycle Dating Committee, the official US arbiter of recession and recovery. He goes on to explain the things that Donald Trump promised throughout his campaign for United States President, and whether in his opinion, Trump could fulfill these promises.
Donald J. Trump announced and formally launched his 2016 Presidential campaign on June 16, 2015, at Trump Tower in New York City. Trump stated in his announcement speech ,"So, ladies and gentlemen, I am officially running for president of the United States, and we are going to make our country great again.” Those last five words becoming the rallying cry of his campaign, “Make America Great Again.” Early in his campaign, most people thought his chances of becoming the Republican nominee for the presidential elections nearly impossible. A lot of people saw his campaign as a joke. Turned out that is was not, when Ted Cruz another nominee running for president,…

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