19 PEOPLE TO WATCH IN 2019 Singapore/Foreign

Face to watch in 2019: Donald Trump, US President

Mr Trump faces tougher terrain with a Democrat-controlled House of Representatives.
Mr Trump faces tougher terrain with a Democrat-controlled House of Representatives.

After an already tumultuous year for his administration, United States President Donald Trump, 72, is entering the new year on an even shakier footing.

A blue wave during the midterm elections in November means that a Democrat-controlled House of Representatives will be sworn in next month - ending two years of Republican control of Congress.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on December 23, 2018, with the headline 'Donald Trump, US President'. Print Edition | Subscribe