The results are in and Donald John Trump, long-time tycoon and TV producer, first-time politician, will be the next President of the United States
Donald Trump has won the 2016 US Election to become the 45th President of the United States, gaining a shock triumph over favourite, Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton .
Inauguration is scheduled for Friday 20 January 2017. The 45th President of the Unites States will be sworn in on the steps of the US Capitol at noon, when current President Barack Obama’s term expires.
Trump now takes on the title of President-Elect.
When the votes of the Electoral College, cast in December, are counted by a joint session of Congress in early January, the incumbent President becomes known as the ‘lame duck’.