There have been few more divisive political figures in modern times than Donald J Trump, who is hoping to win a second term as President of the United States of America.
Donald Trump has spoken frequently of his connections with Scotland – from his Scottish mother and beloved golf courses, to his frequent public spats with politicians and environmentalists.
His creation of the Trump International Golf Links on the old Menie Estate in Aberdeenshire was beset by furious legal battles that saw him threaten to pull out – only to end up buying the Turnberry hotel and golf course as well.
His to Scotland in July 2018 while President of the USA saw him spend two days at his Turnberry resort with wife Melania – while hundreds of protestors gathered outside.
Here are 13 things the politician and businessman has said about Scotland.
1. Donald Trump on...his Scottish investments
"I have done so much for Scotland, including building Trump International Golf Links, Scotland, which has received the highest accolades, and is what many believe to be one of the greatest golf courses anywhere in the world. Additionally, I have made a significant investment in the redevelopment of the iconic Turnberry Resort, which will have massive ballrooms, complete room refurbishments, a new golf course and a total rebuilding of the world famous Ailsa course to the highest standards and specifications of the Royal & Ancient." Photo: Jeff J Mitchell
2. Donald Trump on...the Scottish media
“Scotland does not have free press, even when you are just stating the facts - it's crazy.” Photo: SAUL LOEB
3. Donald Trump on...Scottish politicians
(After Nicola Sturgeon joined calls to ban him from the UK) "The UK politicians should be thanking me instead of pandering to political correctness." Photo: Ian MacNicol
4. Donald Trump on...Scottish independence
“If Scotland would have gone independent predicated on $100 - $150 oil, they would now be bust.” Photo: Jeff J Mitchell