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Background

Experience

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

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

CAMPAIGN AND FUNDRAISING SUMMARY

While he may face a primary challenge from Weld, President Trump has a significant advantage over any challenger, Democrat or Republican: a preexisting campaign infrastructure and a war chest larger than any other candidate.

Reporting Date: June 30, 2019

POSITION ON ISSUES

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 government enforce federal marijuana laws in states that have legalized marijuana?
Should the federal government limit certain firearm purchases to residents over age twenty-one?
Should the federal government expand background checks for firearms sales?
Do you support Pres. Trump's decision to withdraw from the 2015 Iran nuclear agreement?
How should the U.S. combat the Islamic State?
Should the NSA continue its bulk data collection programs for U.S. citizens?
Should NH keep the death penalty?
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?

Economy, Budget and Taxes

Do you generally support higher tariffs on imports from countries such as China, where we have a large trade deficit?
Do you believe the "Trump tax plan" bill passed in December 2017 helps middle income citizens?
Should the federal government raise the minimum wage?
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 increase funding for transportation infrastructure, such as road repair and highway expansion?
Should the federal government lower the corporate tax rate?

Education

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

Energy and Environment

Should the federal government increase subsidies for nuclear energy to bring them into line with subsidies for other energy sources with low greenhouse emissions, such as wind and solar?
Should the federal government continue to subsidize the domestic production of oil?
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 provide health care and/or insurance to every citizen?
Should the federal government continue to fund Planned Parenthood?
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 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?

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 government enforce federal marijuana laws in states that have legalized marijuana?
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?

VOTING RECORD

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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COMMENTS

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.

Clint BLACK
- 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?

Roy@harperweb.co.uk

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?

Rita Lowe
- Three Rivers

Fri, 01/20/2017 - 4:44am

I UNDERSTAND YOU CHOOSE TO LEAVE SS AS IT IS BUT I FEEL THE GOVT. NEEDS TO LOOK INTO THE COLA RAISES AND COVERAGE OF MEDICARE ETC. NOW WE HAVE PLAN A B AND HAD TO GET PLAN D FOR RX. WHEN OBAMACARE CAME INTO PLAY JOHN DOE EXAMPLE WASN'T ON SS HAD TO PAY $450 FOR INS. SENIORS STILL HAVE THE 20% THE DEDUCTABLES AND THE COST OF PLAN D AND CO-PAY'S SO OBAMACARE HURT US NOT HELPED US. I WENT TO THE STATE ASKED FOR MEDICAID ASSISTANCE THEY WILL COVER ME ONLY IF I SPEND $863 EACH MONTH WITH WHAT I GET FROM SS I DON'T HAVE ENOUGH LEFT TO PAY RENT GAS ELECTRIC THEY GO GIVE ME $37 IN FOODSTAMPS BUT THAT DOES NOTHING FOR 30-31 DAYS. PLEASE MR TRUMP LOOK INTO HEALTH CARE AND COLA FOR SENIORS THIS YEAR MY COLA RAISE WAS $3.00 BUT MY RENT WENT UP $20.00 TOO MANY OF US ARE HURTING JUST AS THE VETS. SS NEEDS TO BE UPDATED PROPERLY FOR COLA RAISE'S AND IF WE'RE GOING TO HAVE A HEALTH CARE PROGRAM DOES IT OMIT SENIORS WE STICK TO MEDICARE AND SPEND DOWNS AS I AM PLUS EXTRA COVERAGE FOR RX? OR WILL WE TOO BE ALLOWED HEALTH CARE? HELP PLEASE I OMIT GETTING MY MEDICATION DUE TO COST AND I KEEP GETTING SICK. TWO WRONG DON'T MAKE A RIGHT SO FIX THIS ISSUE. PLEASE CONGRADULATIONS AND GOD BLESS AND BE WITH YOU THROUGHOUT YOUR ENTIRE PRESIDENTCY I AM SOOOO PROUD YOU WON. TAKE CARE DONALD WE LOVE YOU.

Mary Ann Panusky
- Old Forge

Mon, 01/09/2017 - 9:08am

Have the singer who sings I'M PROUD TO BE AN AMERICAN GOD BLESS THE USA PERFORM ON JAN 20TH

CAROLYN ROACH
- BAKERSFIELD

Thu, 01/05/2017 - 4:44am

Today I had an experience at our local Hospital that has sickened me. The Emergency Room Nurses and Doctors are great....They went beyond the call of duty to save my Husband's life and death situation. My devastation lies in the Social Worker and Representative from a local Physical Therapy Center. My Husband and I were told a Loma Linda Veterans Representative was in meeting with Staff to work out a transfer to the Veterans Hospital. A short while later the Social Worker and Rep from the local Physical Therapy Center rudely ran over the ER doctor saying, "A transfer was not going to happen and my husband needed to go back to the Physical Therapy Center....pressuring for an agreement on the spot...After a deliberation of our situation with my husband being released and needing care, we reluctantly consented as our options were apparently none, we knew this was not going to be adaquate care, Oxygen was need in form of a face mask but, only nose hoses were used at the Physical Therapy.. Another issue arose, we were informed we needed to pay $100 cash for a non-emergency transport back to the Physical Therapy Center After return to Physical Therapy, the bed my husband left had been since occupied...a change of rooms was needed which required previous occupants personal items removed, after this Veteran was relocated to the room, still short of breath with insufficient oxygen. After 6 hours of struggling with breathing problems ambulance transported him back to the hospital..What is wrong with our medical system? A VA hospital should of been available without the pain and suffering. Worst of all is, Now What Can I Do to Insure My Vietnam Veteran is treated properly? I hear all the improvements to be made but, we are slipping thru the system. Mr. Trump can you help ? Thank You..I am desperate for answers! Doctors and Nurses are compassionate and provide good care BUT...they cannot control a medical facility.

Susan Candela
- Navarre

Wed, 01/04/2017 - 5:22am

Show your tax returns. Raise the COL percent for seniors and then leave Medicare alone.

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