20 of Trump’s most famous quotes since becoming president

President Donald Trump turned 72 on June 14, 2018..

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President Donald Trump turned 72 on June 14, 2018..
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As a businessman, President Donald Trump was never afraid to offer a piece of his mind in private, in press conferences, and on Twitter.

Since running for and being elected president of the United States, Trump’s reputation for sharing his thoughts hasn’t changed at all.

Trump’s quotes are funny, historic, controversial – and all of them are memorable.

To celebrate Trump’s 72nd birthday on June 14, here are 20 of his most famous quotes since being elected president.


Trump brought the country together in trying to decode what he meant in a late night tweet with the word “covfefe”.

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Twitter; Agence France-Presse/Mandel Ngan; Jenny Cheng/Business Insider

Source: Twitter


After meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin, Trump once again reiterated his belief that his campaign did not coordinate with Russia during the 2016 election.

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CNN; Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images; Jenny Cheng/Business Insider

Source: CNN


In a press conference at his Trump National Golf Club in Bedminster, New Jersey, Trump doubled down on his support for the US intelligence community.

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CNN; Carlos Barria/Reuters; Jenny Cheng/Business Insider

Source: CNN


In an interview with former Arkansas governor and Republican presidential candidate Mike Huckabee, Trump articulated his view on the media coverage of his presidency.

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Youtube; Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images; Jenny Cheng/Business Insider

Source: YouTube


In a press conference before his inauguration, Trump said he believes Russia was behind the hack into the Democratic National Committee.

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CNN; Jorge Silva/Reuters; Jenny Cheng/Business Insider

Source: CNN


Before Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un were sitting down for their historic diplomatic summit, the two were trading insults and strong rhetoric.

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Twitter; Jonathan Ernst/Reuters; Jenny Cheng/Business Insider

Source: Twitter


Even after defeating Hillary Clinton in the presidential election, Trump did not stop in taking shots at the Democratic presidential nominee.

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Twitter; Scott Olson/Getty; Jenny Cheng/Business Insider

Source: Twitter


Trump made a controversial statement in August 2017 when he said counter-protesters shared blame for the violence that erupted at a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia.

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NPR; Lucas Jackson/Reuters; Jenny Cheng/Business Insider

Source: Business Insider


Trump has been critical of NFL players kneeling for the National Anthem and team owners for not being more strict about making players stand.

Source: Twitter


Trump had a positive analysis when asked to evaluate his first 100 days in office.

Source: The Washington Examiner


Trump said in an interview that the number of Democratic voters in California and New York would prevent former President Abraham Lincoln from being elected today.

Source: AP


While he has been criticized for his treatment and language toward women, Trump has felt otherwise.

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Marie Claire; Dave Kotinsky/Getty Images; Jenny Cheng/Business Insider

Source: Marie Claire


When Trump decided to remove the US from the Paris Climate Accords, he believed that it was in the best interest of America.

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Washington Post; Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images; Jenny Cheng/Business Insider

Source: The Washington Post


According to former FBI director James Comey, Trump pushed him for one thing above all.

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New York Post; Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images; Jenny Cheng/Business Insider

Source: New York Post


Trump started his public feud with the NFL in a speech at a rally in Alabama last September.

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The Guardian; Joshua Roberts/Reuters; Jenny Cheng/Business Insider

Source: The Guardian


Back in January 2018, Trump doubled-down on his harsh rhetoric toward Kim Jong Un, warning the North Korean leader not to attack the United States.

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Twitter; Kevin Lim/The Straits; Jenny Cheng/Business Insider

Source: Twitter


In a closed-door meeting on immigration with lawmakers, Trump had this to say about accepting immigrants from certain nations.

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Business Insider; Pool/Getty Images; Jenny Cheng/Business Insider

Source: Business Insider


In an interview with Reuters, Trump lamented about the difficulty of the presidency compared to his life as a businessman.

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The Mirror; Slaven Vlasic/GettyImages; Jenny Cheng/Business Insider

Source: Reuters


Trump gave an evaluation of Kim Jong Un’s personality after meeting with him in Singapore.

Source: The Cut


Having hosted a television show of his own, Trump has always valued the importance of ratings as a sign of one’s popularity.

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Twitter; Ethan Miller/Getty Images; Jenny Cheng/Business Insider

Source: Twitter