WWE Hall of Famer Donald Trump….U.S. President-elect!

Against all odds, against all opinion polls, but he did it. Donald Trump, the WWE Hall of Famer and big WWE fan, became the 45th U.S. President-elect earlier this morning shortly after Midnight.

A complete outsider when the primaries started, Trump bulldozed his way through all his opponents and faced the equally-unpopular Hillary Clinton in the presidential election. Trump ended up passing the 270 electoral college vote threshold with a few states still to go although the popular vote may tilt the other way…not that it matters.

Trump’s relationship with WWE and the McMahon family has been documented multiple times and the McMahon family are major donors to his campaign. Linda McMahon was in New York yesterday to celebrate the shock Trump victory. “What a night! Thrilled to congratulate my friend, President-Elect Donald Trump on a hard-fought campaign and victory,” McMahon wrote.

Donald Trump hosted WrestleMania IV and V at his Trump Plaza in Atlantic City, New Jersey and then appeared at WrestleMania VII, X, XX and was then inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame in 2013.

Below is a history of Donald Trump and WWE in pictures.

[ngg_images source=”galleries” container_ids=”77″ display_type=”photocrati-nextgen_basic_thumbnails” override_thumbnail_settings=”0″ thumbnail_width=”100″ thumbnail_height=”75″ thumbnail_crop=”1″ images_per_page=”20″ number_of_columns=”0″ ajax_pagination=”1″ show_all_in_lightbox=”0″ use_imagebrowser_effect=”0″ show_slideshow_link=”0″ slideshow_link_text=”[Show as slideshow]” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]

Colin Vassallohttps://www.wrestling-online.com
Colin Vassallo has been editor of Wrestling-Online since 1996. He is born and raised in Malta, follows professional wrestling and MMA, loves to travel, and is a big Apple fan!

Stories you might also likeRELATED
Recommended to you


Smackdown rating for 01/21/2022

Friday Night Smackdown did 2,136,000 viewers in the overnight ratings, up 77,000 viewers from last week's overnight. Last week's...

Lio Rush departing All Elite Wrestling

Lio Rush has suddenly announced that his contract with AEW will be expiring on February 14 and will become...

Impact rating for 01/20/2022

This week's episode of Impact Wrestling on AXS TV drew 126,000 viewers, up 15,000 viewers from last week's broadcast....
sports betting site betway