Vote Chooser 2016

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Donald Trump

Donald Trump (Republican, born June 14, 1946) is the chariman and president of The Trump Organization and the founder of Trump Entertainment Resorts. He inherited his father's real estate company and grew it significantly, which accounts for most of his fortune of approximately $4 billion as estimated by Forbes. He was also the host of the TV show "The Apprentice" from 2003 to 2015. (Wikipedia)

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Trump's positions on the issues:


Is it important to tax the rich more to reduce the wealth gap?

Trump says: No.

From "[Under Trump's tax plan] the tax rates will go from the current seven brackets to four simpler, fairer brackets that eliminate the marriage penalty and the AMT while providing the lowest tax rate since before World War II... With this huge reduction in rates, many of the current exemptions and deductions will become unnecessary or redundant."


How should we deal with illegal immigrants?

Trump says: Deport them.

From "[Trump will call for the] [m]andatory return of all criminal aliens... All criminal aliens must be returned to their home countries, a process which can be aided by canceling any visas to foreign countries which will not accept their own criminals, and making it a separate and additional crime to commit an offense while here illegally."

The Deficit

Should the government be allowed to borrow more money even though it is already in debt?

Trump says: No.

From "[Trump's plan] [d]oesn't add to our debt and deficit, which are already too large."

Health Care

How should the government ensure that Americans receive health care?

Trump says: Repeal ObamaCare and let people buy insurance if they want.

From CBS: ""Obamacare's going to be repealed and replaced. Obamacare is a disaster if you look at what's going on with premiums where they're up 45, 50, 55 percent... I am going to take care of everybody... [F]or the most it's going to be a private plan and people are going to be able to go out and negotiate great plans with lots of different competition with lots of competitors with great companies and they can have their doctors, they can have plans, they can have everything."

Gun Control

What should be done to prevent more mass shootings in America?

Trump says: Make it easier for Americans to own guns, so people can defend themselves.

From "The Second Amendment to our Constitution is clear. The right of the people to keep and bear Arms shall not be infringed upon... Law-abiding people should be allowed to own the firearm of their choice. The government has no business dictating what types of firearms good, honest people are allowed to own."

Criminal Justice

Is police brutality against African Americans a problem?

Trump says: No. Aside from rare instances, police officers already treat African Americans fairly.

From the Hill: "GOP presidential front-runner Donald Trump on Tuesday night said he supported all lives and suggested that supporters of the Black Lives Matter movement are promoting "hate." "I think they're trouble. I think they're looking for trouble," the tough-talking tycoon said during a Fox News interview with Bill O'Reilly."


Should the government do more to prevent climate change due to burning of oil and gas?

Trump says: No.

From the Wall Street Journal: "Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump said he doesn't believe in climate change and that measures to fight it would "imperil the companies in our country."... "I believe in clean air. Immaculate air," Mr. Trump said. "But I don't believe in climate change.""

Gay Marriage

Gay marriage should

Trump says: Be illegal.

From Breitbart: "Trump has consistently opposed same-sex marriage and he voiced that again in his recent interview with NBC's Church Todd. He described himself to Todd as "very conservative," and even though he lives and does business in ubergay New York City, "a place with lots of gays... I'm not in favor of gay marriage.""


How should America fight ISIS?

Trump says: Send U.S. troops.

From CBS: "Donald Trump: Look with ISIS in Iraq, you gotta knock 'em out. You gotta knock 'em out. You gotta fight 'em. You gotta fight 'em. You have to stand--
Scott Pelley: On the ground?
Donald Trump: --if you need, you're going to have to do that, yes."



How should America respond to Russian aggression?

Trump says: Push back, even if it risks war.

From Today: "Donald Trump slammed President Obama Thursday on TODAY for failing to take a stronger line against President Vladimir Putin in dealing with Ukraine, saying he feared Obama would now make up for lost time with imprudent moves to "show his manhood."... "We should definitely do sanctions and we have to show some strengths. I mean, Putin has eaten Obama's lunch, therefore our lunch, for a long period of time," Trump said."

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