NEW YORK — President Donald Trump’s obit for his Times newspaper on Sunday was a hit with readers.
The obit was published the morning after he won the presidential election.
It included the lines “A lot of people didn’t know who he was.
A lot of other people didn´t know what he was.”
The president tweeted that the obit “is now in the record books.”
It was the latest in a string of high-profile Trump and family obituations that have captured headlines around the world.
In addition to Trump’s Times obituary, his brother-in-law Jared Kushner published an obit in February for the Atlantic magazine.
A couple of weeks later, Trump Jr. published an op-ed in the Washington Post that was widely read.
Trump’s family is known for its philanthropy and business savvy.
He has donated $10 million to charity in recent years.
In 2017, the Trump Foundation gave a record $5.4 million to the National Institutes of Health.
Trump’s eldest son, Donald Trump Jr., published a personal biography of himself in September that was also praised.
The biography also included an obituaiton about the Trump Organization.
In November, the president gave a speech in which he referred to his family as “the biggest winners in the history of this country.”