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What It Takes to Impersonate Trump Like a Pro

VICE caught up with John Di Domenico during a competition between Trump impersonators from across the globe.
October 24, 2017, 2:30pm

When Donald Trump started gaining ground in the 2016 Republican primaries, John Di Domenico might as well have won the lottery. The actor had been impersonating Trump for more than a decade, and suddenly, his knack for mimicking the tycoon's every move was in seriously high demand.

On this episode of FAMEish, VICE followed Di Domenico to a competition between Trump impersonators from across the globe at the Laugh Factory in Los Angeles. He told us what it takes to look, act, and sound just like the president before putting his routine to the test.