Monday, November 7, 2016
Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton revealed to be distant cousins as family trees show they share same set of royal ancestors.
"Trump, through his mother, and Clinton, through her father are related
Pair of presidential front-runners share 18th great-grandparents
Ancestor John of Gaunt was son of King Edward III at beginning of what became War of Roses secession debacle "
"Researchers have previously looked up Clinton's connections to other famous names when she was running for office.
In 2008 it was revealed that she was a distant cousin to Celine Deon, Madonna and Alanis Morissette. Though Trump and Clinton's ties are only visible centuries back, Clinton and actress Angelina Jolie are ninth cousins twice removed, according to the The New England Historic Genealogical Society."