- 8 November: Donald J. Trump claims victory in the 2016 U.S presidential election, winning over Democratic candidate and former U.S Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, and Libertarian candidate and former New Mexico Governor Gary Earl Johnson. Johnson and the Libertarian ticket won their party's first electoral victory after carrying the state of Utah, in addition to 21% of the popular vote. Riots rage throughout the night, and during the following week.
- November: Hundreds of Americans begin immigrating to other countries. The top recipients of American-migrants being Canada, Mexico, and Sweden.
- 21 January: Trump and running mate Mike Pence are inaugurated.
- 22 January: President Trump proposes signs an executive order banning travel from Islamic-nations.
- 25 January: The Department of Homeland Security launches a massive nation-wide purge of all undocumented immigrants within the United States. Hundreds of Mexican-American families are separated as millions of unauthorized migrants are deported within one year.
- 28 January: By the end of Trump's first week as President, he has repealed almost all of former President Obama's executive orders.