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U.S. President (2016 - present); Businessman; Television personality; Author; CEO, The Trump Organization; Chairman,Trump Hotels and Casino Resorts, Inc.

Married; Children: 5
BS Economics/Real Estate, Wharton School of Finance, University of Pennsylvania, PA.
Home Address
The White House
1600 Pennsylvania Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20500


While he may have faced a primary challenge from former Massachusetts Gov. Bill Weld, President Trump has a significant advantage over his opponents: a preexisting campaign infrastructure and a war chest larger than any other candidate.

Reporting Date: December 31, 2019


These issue positions are derived from the annual Citizens Count issue surveys or candidate websites, social media posts, media interviews, voting records, and other sources.

Crime and Public Safety

Should the federal government expand background checks for firearms sales?
Should the U.S. impose additional sanctions on Russia in retaliation for its aggressive action in Syria and the Ukraine?
Should the U.S. impose additional sanctions on North Korea unless it abandons its nuclear program?
Should the government legalize marijuana at the federal level?
Should the federal government limit certain firearm purchases to residents over age twenty-one?
Do you support Pres. Trump's decision to withdraw from the 2015 Iran nuclear agreement?
Should the NSA continue its bulk data collection programs for U.S. citizens?

Economy, Budget and Taxes

Do you generally support higher tariffs on imports from countries such as China, where we have a large trade deficit?
Should the federal government increase funding for transportation infrastructure, such as road repair and highway expansion?
Should the federal government reform Social Security by raising the retirement age?
Should the U.S. join the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP)?
Should the federal government institute a flat income tax for all income brackets while eliminating many deductions?
Should the federal government privatize some or all of Social Security?
Should the federal government raise the minimum wage?


Should the federal government allow student loan payments to be reduced based on income?

Energy and Environment

Should the federal government do more to combat climate change by taxing carbon emissions?
Do you agree with President Trump on withdrawing from the Paris climate agreement?

Health Care

Should the federal government amend the Affordable Care Act/"Obamacare" by giving states a fixed block grant for Medicaid?
Should the federal government amend the Affordable Care Act/"Obamacare" by automatically enrolling every citizen in Medicare, replacing most private insurance?
Should the federal government continue to fund Planned Parenthood?
Should the federal government amend the Affordable Care Act/"Obamacare" by eliminating the "essential health benefits" insurance plans must cover?
Should the federal government ban abortion after 20 weeks gestation, with exceptions for cases of rape/incest and health complications?
Should the federal government pass a law guaranteeing the right to an abortion as decided in Roe v. Wade?

Recreation and Transportation

Should the federal government increase funding for transportation infrastructure, such as road repair and highway expansion?

Social Issues

Should the federal government provide more funding to states to fight opioid addiction?
Should Congress create a path to citizenship for illegal/undocumented immigrants brought to the U.S. as children?
Should the federal government continue to fund Planned Parenthood?
Should the U.S. build a physical wall between Mexico and the U.S.?
Should the federal government ban abortion after 20 weeks gestation, with exceptions for cases of rape/incest and health complications?


This candidate did not hold office as a legislator in the most recent session, and therefore does not have a voting record available.


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Elizabeth Reilly
- Trumbull

Tue, 02/14/2017 - 10:37am

Sir: While Flynn made a big mistake which cost his job, before liberals attack Trump for security lapses, please point out to them (and the pubic) that Jeh Johnson and 3 of his top officials have just been found to have used unsecured email systems, thereby endangering our secrets. Do not stop immediate responses to these attacks by hysterics.
Watch tape of Tucker Carlson last night. The lady (a teacher) who attacked a Trump supporter presented the very meaning of what projection is. She was as close to the many labels (Nazi, fascist, etc.) as I've seen and she is totally unaware that she is projecting that which she supposedly abhors. Please start pounding liberals for what they are doing since they seem incapable of recognizing what hypocrites they are and what anti-free speech supporters they are. They are truly dangerous for this country and their violence need to be firmly and permanently addressed.
Thank you.
Elizabeth Reilly

Eileen gail genevieve Redmond-comeau
- opelousas

Mon, 02/13/2017 - 10:45am


Darin Walker
- Cape Girardeau

Sat, 02/11/2017 - 4:25am

You can only win the ban by using the argument that a religion that violates the constitution CANNOT be protected by the constitution. Their religion tells them to kill, punish, behead, blowup, and stone non-believers, and violators of their religious beliefs. Their religion is full of these kinds of atrocities and cruelties. You have to show the evidence of their constitutionally violating beliefs about human-to-human conduct condoned, permitted, and encouraged as duties to the religion.

Barry Davis
- Diberville

Sun, 02/12/2017 - 10:59am

It is essential to protect American citizens from terrorism, but the order should have a different name like : A ban of refugees from Middle East states at war. And appease them by setting up refugee camps with tents, food and medical. Just change the name to not be a ban, but an action of determent, and directing them to camps where they can go through a screening process before coming to the US...

Gloria Palmberg
- Houston

Thu, 02/09/2017 - 9:50am

Thank you for the first two weeks of being the messenger for the American people who voted for you. Praying for you and family. Please don't back down and I am so grateful you keep us informed with the real truth of the news. Fake media is being eliminated because we finally have a President who want's to "Make America Great" again and put us first. May the Lord send his angels to protect you and the cabinet as the team fights it's way to "Making America Great Again! Love you, your family and the cabinet and again Thank You!

Doris Beavers
- Bristol

Sat, 02/04/2017 - 9:25am

My heart is so heavy today with all that our country is facing and all the crazies out there defending and standing up for anyone and everyone EXCEPT America and our leaders. I have no idea how many times I have lifted the USA and our President up in prayer to our Heavenly Father and asked for guidance and protection, just this morning alone, not to mention all during the night as I was awakened and felt God was asking me to pray for you and the USA! As I sit and write this to you, I think of the book of JOB as satin moved across the land seeking those whom he could devour. To me, it seems he is on the rampage again today as badly as back then. Remember how Job had to go through all the trials and tribulations and loose all he had but God replaced all and more, because Job kept the faith. Donald J. Trump and Mike Pence I pray God guides you and keep you and us safe and in His grace and lead us through this storm! Amen Please, Keep the faith and trust God for America needs you as our leader in this time of great need. We are Praying for you without ceasing.

Dottie Crosby
- Pavo

Fri, 01/27/2017 - 6:29am

Could we start a movement across America of the common man, going on "only" their local TV, making a statement for all American's to stand together while president Trump tries to pull this great nation out of it's, well, mess, that too many money hungry government people in the past has put us in? I may be wrong but I believe the racial issues in America, today, are caused my the major networks and I also believe it was done on purpose. either way, we cannot lose anything by standing together now. We all, only stand to gain if President Trump is truly what he says he is and he can fight the government and get some things changed.

- Mobile

Tue, 03/14/2017 - 2:18am

Who is laughing now? Many tears will fall before these 4 years are up. Mr. Trump will put the squeeze on all who put him in office. It has already started with his trumped up healthcare plan. Since you ignore reality, we will see if you ignore the reality of no healthcare, higher taxes, no credibility and no wall. Guess who has been dooped?

Roy Harper
- Nazeing

Thu, 02/02/2017 - 6:49am

I think it’s disgraceful of Donald Trump, trying to protect American citizens from Islamic terrorists by introducing a temporary ban on Muslims entering the USA. He should let them all in and when another outrage occurs, find out if any of the recent arrivals are responsible. That worked well in respect of the Twin Towers, didn’t it!
I keep hearing that many of the attacks are by ‘Home Grown Terrorists’, well that’s OK then! I wonder how our children and grandchildren will feel in a few years when they hear the same story. Will they blame today’s Politicians? They should.
• I would be interested to know the religion of these ‘Home Grown Terrorists’. Is it Christianity, Hinduism, Buddhism, Sikhism, Judaism or even Islam? I would also be interested to know how many other religions have Clerics that advocate terrorism.

• We all know that the majority of Muslims are good people and that it is only a small minority that are actual terrorists, but when this small minority are supported by a large minority, which is the case, then that is a cause for great concern!

• I was listening to an interview with a taxi driver in New York who said “I’m a Muslim and proud to be one, but I came to the USA because Muslims don’t know how to run a country, so I don’t wish for this country to become one’’.

• No, you people keep on protesting, you are unlikely to personally be a victim of a terrorist attack, so what does it matter if someone else is?

Dora Alfaro-McNatt
- Dawsonville

Fri, 02/03/2017 - 9:03am

So, Roy... you would prefer to have an event first (terrorist attack) in which many Americans will perish, before you decide to protect the country?
Let me ask you, if you have children, I am sure you would want to protect them from any harm, would you not do everything as possible to avoid exposing them a possible threat knowing where it may be coming from?
Remember, this ban is for radicals, those who believe that killing Christians, destroying prosperous countries, and die professing salvation through their belief.
Yes there are good people everywhere in the world who deserve to live at peace, but there are those who sick self gratification by harming others, who infiltrate through the cracks as good people with a mission to kill.
This ban is not for the good people, but for the time been we have to be very careful and smart as to how we will handle the terrorist threat... nobody looks after our own interest but us the Americans who love our country and are building our future... don't you get it?


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