Donald Trump by the Numbers

Arthur Gladwell
3 min readNov 20, 2020

Golf outings, Russians, the Mexico wall, and COVID cures: A statistical review of the Trump presidency

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Number of people who died from Covid-19 in the United States (as of November 2020) :

Number of times Trump said Covid-19 would disappear:

The number of times Trump has suggested injecting disinfectant as a potential Covid-19 cure:

Trump’s average approval rating during his term (the lowest for a US president since the second world war):

Number of false or misleading claims made by Trump during his presidency:

Number of contacts between Trump’s team and Russia-linked operatives:

Number of times Trump played golf since becoming president:

Number of migrant children separated from their parents as a result of Trump’s immigration policy:

Revenue earned by the Trump organization from charging his Secret Service detail for rooms at his properties:

Number of women who have accused Trump of unwanted sexual contact:

Number of environment regulations reversed by the Trump administration:

Number of new miles of wall erected on the US-Mexico border

Amount paid by Mexico for the construction of the US-Mexico wall:

The number of press secretaries Trump has employed during his presidency (the most of any first-term president):

Number of times Trump visited his properties while in office:

Number of Trump associates charged with or convicted of federal crimes

Number of pending lawsuits against Trump once he leaves office

References for stats

Covid deaths (as of November 2020)
COVID will disappear
Bleach Covid cure
Trump’s approval rating
Misleading or false claims
Contacts with Russia-linked operatives
Golf outings for Trump
Immigration and separated children
Secret service bill at Trump properties
Unwanted sexual contact
Environmental regulations reversed
Miles built of US-Mexico wall
Mexico’s payment for the wall
Press secretaries turnover
Trump visits his properties
Associates convicted or charged of federal crimes
Lawsuit awaiting Trump post-presidency



Arthur Gladwell

Arthur Gladwell writes about art, entrepreneurship and food.