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Donald Trump

Donald Trump’s political views

Donald Trump is President elect of the United States. Trump was a New York City based real estate developer, television personality and author. Trump is an alumnus of Fordham University and the Wharton School of Finance and Commerce.

Electoral issues

Should the electoral college be abolished? stats discuss

Donald Trump’s answer: No Source

Should a photo ID be required to vote? stats discuss

Donald Trump’s answer: Yes, this will prevent voter fraud Source

Should foreigners, currently residing in the United States, have the right to vote? stats discuss

Donald Trump’s answer: No Source

Should foreign lobbyists be allowed to raise money for elections? stats discuss

Donald Trump’s answer: No Source

Should there be a limit to the amount of money a candidate can receive from a donor? stats discuss

Donald Trump’s answer: Yes Source

Should the minimum voting age be lowered? stats discuss

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Should there be a 5-year ban on White House and Congressional officials from becoming lobbyists after they leave the government? stats discuss

Donald Trump’s answer: Yes Source

Should political candidates be required to release their recent tax returns to the public? stats discuss

Donald Trump’s answer: No Source

Should corporations, unions, and non-profit organizations be allowed to donate to political parties? stats discuss

Donald Trump’s answer: Yes Source

Should a politician, who has been formerly convicted of a crime, be allowed to run for office? stats discuss

Donald Trump’s answer: No Source

Immigration issues

Should the U.S. build a wall along the southern border? stats discuss

Donald Trump’s answer: Yes, and Mexico should pay for it Source

Should immigrants be deported if they commit a serious crime? stats discuss

Donald Trump’s answer: Yes Source

Should illegal immigrants have access to government-subsidized healthcare? stats discuss

Donald Trump’s answer: No Source

Should Muslim immigrants be banned from entering the country until the government improves its ability to screen out potential terrorists? stats discuss

Donald Trump’s answer: No, but we should ban immigrants from “high risk” countries Source

Should sanctuary cities receive federal funding? stats discuss

Donald Trump’s answer: No, and we should ban the use of sanctuary cities Source

Should illegal immigrants be offered in-state tuition rates at public colleges within their residing state? stats discuss

Donald Trump’s answer: No, they should pay the same rate as out-of-state students Source

Should immigrants be required to learn English? stats discuss

Donald Trump’s answer: Yes Source

Should immigrants be required to pass a citizenship test to demonstrate a basic understanding of our country’s language, history, and government? stats discuss

Donald Trump’s answer: Yes Source

Should children of illegal immigrants be granted legal citizenship? stats discuss

Donald Trump’s answer: No Source

Should there be a temporary ban on all immigration into the country? stats discuss

Donald Trump’s answer: No, but we should spend more to increase our border security Source

Should local law enforcement be allowed to detain illegal immigrants for minor crimes and transfer them to federal immigration authorities? stats discuss

Donald Trump’s answer: Yes, all illegal immigrants should be turned over to federal authorities and deported Source

Should the U.S. increase restrictions on its current border security policy? stats discuss

Donald Trump’s answer: Yes Source

Should working illegal immigrants be given temporary amnesty? stats discuss

Donald Trump’s answer: No, but allow them to stay Source

Should the government increase or decrease the amount of temporary work visas given to high-skilled immigrant workers? stats discuss

Donald Trump’s answer: Decrease, companies are currently taking advantage of this program to decrease wages Source

Should immigrants be allowed to hold dual citizenship status? stats discuss

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Education issues

Do you support increasing taxes for the rich in order to reduce interest rates for student loans? stats discuss

Donald Trump’s answer: No Source

Do you support Common Core national standards? stats discuss

Donald Trump’s answer: No, education should be handled at the state and local level instead of the national level Source

Social issues

What is your stance on abortion? stats discuss

Donald Trump’s answer: Pro-life, but allow in cases of rape, incest, or danger to the mother or child Source

Should the government continue to fund Planned Parenthood? stats discuss

Donald Trump’s answer: No, and the government should not give funds to any organizations that perform abortions Source

Do you support the legalization of same sex marriage? stats discuss

Donald Trump’s answer: Yes Source

Should a business be able to deny service to a customer if the request conflicts with the owner’s religious beliefs? stats discuss

Donald Trump’s answer: Yes Source

Should gay couples have the same adoption rights as straight couples? stats discuss

Donald Trump’s answer: Yes Source

Should “gender identity” be added to anti-discrimination laws? stats discuss

Donald Trump’s answer: No Source

Should universities provide “trigger warnings” and “safe spaces” for students? stats discuss

Donald Trump’s answer: No Source

Do you support the death penalty? stats discuss

Donald Trump’s answer: Yes Source

Should the government support a separation of church and state by removing references to God on money, federal buildings, and national monuments? stats discuss

Donald Trump’s answer: No Source

Should health insurance providers be required to offer free birth control? stats discuss

Donald Trump’s answer: No  Source

Should businesses be required to have women on their board of directors? stats discuss

Donald Trump’s answer: No, board members should be the most qualified regardless of gender Source

Should the military allow women to serve in combat roles? stats discuss

Donald Trump’s answer: Yes, as long as they can pass the same physical tests as men Source

Should terminally ill patients be allowed to end their lives via assisted suicide? stats discuss

Donald Trump’s answer: Yes, but only after a psychological examination to show they fully understand this choice Source

Should states be allowed to display the Confederate flag on government property? stats discuss

Donald Trump’s answer: No, it should be put in a museum where it was originally flown Source

Should marital rape be classified and punished as severely as non-marital rape? stats discuss

Donald Trump’s answer: Yes Source

Should women be allowed to wear a Niqāb, or face veil, to civic ceremonies? stats discuss

Donald Trump’s answer: Yes Source

Healthcare issues

Do you support the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (Obamacare)? stats discuss

Donald Trump’s answer: No, open the markets so insurers can compete across state lines and reduce costs Source

Should the government regulate the prices of life-saving drugs? stats discuss

Donald Trump’s answer: Yes Source

Do you support the legalization of Marijuana? stats discuss

Donald Trump’s answer: Yes, but only for medical use Source

Should health insurers be allowed to deny coverage to individuals who have a pre-existing condition? stats discuss

Donald Trump’s answer: No Source

Do you support a single-payer healthcare system? stats discuss

Donald Trump’s answer: No, this system is too expensive Source

Should the federal government increase funding of health care for low income individuals (Medicaid)? stats discuss

Donald Trump’s answer: Yes Source

Should there be more or less privatization of veterans’ healthcare? stats discuss

Donald Trump’s answer: More Source

Should the federal government be allowed to negotiate drug prices for Medicare? stats discuss

Donald Trump’s answer: I don't know enough about this. 

Domestic Policy issues

Should there be more restrictions on the current process of purchasing a gun? stats discuss

Donald Trump’s answer: No Source

Should local police increase surveillance and patrol of Muslim neighborhoods? stats discuss

Donald Trump’s answer: Yes, until the frequency of terrorist attacks by Muslim extremists decrease Source

Are you in favor of decriminalizing drug use? stats discuss

Donald Trump’s answer: No Source

Should there be term limits set for members of Congress? stats discuss

Donald Trump’s answer: Yes Source

Should people on the “no-fly list” be banned from purchasing guns and ammunition? stats discuss

Donald Trump’s answer: Yes Source

Should it be illegal to burn our national flag? stats discuss

Donald Trump’s answer: Yes Source

Should victims of gun violence be allowed to sue firearms dealers and manufacturers? stats discuss

Donald Trump’s answer: No Source

Do you support affirmative action programs? stats discuss

Donald Trump’s answer: No Source

Should the NSA (National Security Agency) be allowed to collect basic metadata of citizen’s phone calls such as numbers, timestamps, and call durations? stats discuss

Donald Trump’s answer: Yes, basic data collection is necessary to track suspected terrorists Source

Do you support the Patriot Act? stats discuss

Donald Trump’s answer: Yes Source

Should the redrawing of Congressional districts be controlled by an independent, non-partisan commission? stats discuss

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Should internet service providers be allowed to speed up access to popular websites (that pay higher rates) at the expense of slowing down access to less popular websites (that pay lower rates)? stats discuss

Donald Trump’s answer: Yes Source

Should the government raise the retirement age for Social Security? stats discuss

Donald Trump’s answer: No Source

Should the government be allowed to seize private property, with reasonable compensation, for public or civic use? stats discuss

Donald Trump’s answer: Yes Source

Should the U.S. government grant immunity to Edward Snowden? stats discuss

Donald Trump’s answer: No, he should be returned to the U.S. to stand trial and face the consequences of his actions Source

Should the government pass laws which protect whistleblowers? stats discuss

Donald Trump’s answer: No Source

Should the military upgrade Air Force One? stats discuss

Donald Trump’s answer: No Source

Environmental issues

Should the government increase environmental regulations to prevent climate change? stats discuss

Donald Trump’s answer: No, and global warming is a natural occurrence Source

Should the government stop construction of the Dakota Access pipeline? stats discuss

Donald Trump’s answer: No Source

Should the U.S. expand offshore oil drilling? stats discuss

Donald Trump’s answer: Yes Source

Do you support the use of hydraulic fracking to extract oil and natural gas resources? stats discuss

Donald Trump’s answer: Yes Source

Should the government give tax credits and subsidies to the wind power industry? stats discuss

Donald Trump’s answer: No, and the government should never support unproven technologies Source

Should disposable products (such as plastic cups, plates, and cutlery) that contain less than 50% of biodegradable material be banned? stats discuss

Donald Trump’s answer: No Source

Foreign Policy issues

Should the U.S. accept refugees from Syria? stats discuss

Donald Trump’s answer: Yes, but only after extensive background checks and continuous monitoring to ensure they have no terrorist connections Source

Should foreign terrorism suspects be given constitutional rights? stats discuss

Donald Trump’s answer: No, they are not U.S. citizens and do not have constitutional rights Source

Should the government increase or decrease military spending? stats discuss

Donald Trump’s answer: Increase Source

Should the military be allowed to use enhanced interrogation techniques, such as waterboarding, to gain information from suspected terrorists? stats discuss

Donald Trump’s answer: Yes, we must use any means necessary to prevent terrorism Source

Should the U.S. continue to support Israel? stats discuss

Donald Trump’s answer: Yes Source

Should the U.S. remain in the United Nations? stats discuss

Donald Trump’s answer: Yes, but scale back our current involvement Source

Should every 18 year old citizen be required to provide at least one year of military service? stats discuss

Donald Trump’s answer: No, service should be a choice instead of an obligation Source

Should the military fly drones over foreign countries to gain intelligence and kill suspected terrorists? stats discuss

Donald Trump’s answer: Yes, the U.S. needs to use all means necessary to combat terrorism Source

Should the government increase or decrease foreign aid spending? stats discuss

Donald Trump’s answer: Decrease Source

Should the government conduct military strikes against North Korea in order to destroy their long-range missile and nuclear weapons capabilities? stats discuss

Donald Trump’s answer: No, we should let China address this issue Source

Should our country remain in NATO? stats discuss

Donald Trump’s answer: Yes Source

Should the U.S. formally declare war on ISIS? stats discuss

Donald Trump’s answer: Yes, and send in ground troops Source

Do you support President Obama’s move to lift the trade and travel embargo on Cuba? stats discuss

Donald Trump’s answer: No Source

Should the government send in ground troops to fight ISIS? stats discuss

Donald Trump’s answer: Yes Source

Should the U.S. overthrow President Assad of Syria? stats discuss

Donald Trump’s answer: No, this would allow ISIS to control Syria Source

Do you support the military offensive against ISIS in the Iraqi city of Mosul? stats discuss

Donald Trump’s answer: No Source

Should the government provide military aid to Saudi Arabia during its conflict with Yemen? stats discuss

Donald Trump’s answer: No, we should stay out of conflicts that are not an immediate threat to our security Source

Should the U.S. continue NSA surveillance of its allies? stats discuss

Donald Trump’s answer: Yes, surveillance of all foreign countries is essential to tracking potential terrorist threats Source

Should our country defend other NATO countries that maintain low military defense budgets relative to their GDP? stats discuss

Donald Trump’s answer: Yes Source

Should the U.S. provide military assistance to defend Ukraine from Russia? stats discuss

Donald Trump’s answer: No, we should stay out of conflicts that do not directly threaten us Source

Should the U.S. prevent Russia from conducting airstrikes in Syria? stats discuss

Donald Trump’s answer: No Source

Should the government cancel production of the F-35 fighter? stats discuss

Donald Trump’s answer: No Source

Science issues

Should the government require children to be vaccinated for preventable diseases? stats discuss

Donald Trump’s answer: No, fund public ad camapaigns about the risks and benefits instead Source

Do you support the use of nuclear energy? stats discuss

Donald Trump’s answer: Yes, as long as there is no public subsidy Source

Should producers be required to label genetically engineered foods (GMOs)? stats discuss

Donald Trump’s answer: No Source

Should the government fund space travel? stats discuss

Donald Trump’s answer: Yes Source

Economic issues

Should welfare recipients be tested for drugs? stats discuss

Donald Trump’s answer: No Source

Should the government make cuts to public spending in order to reduce the national debt? stats discuss

Donald Trump’s answer: Yes Source

Should the government raise taxes on the rich? stats discuss

Donald Trump’s answer: No Source

Should the government raise the federal minimum wage? stats discuss

Donald Trump’s answer: Yes Source

Should employers be required to pay men and women the same salary for the same job? stats discuss

Donald Trump’s answer: No, there are too many other variables such as education, experience, and tenure that determine a fair salary Source

Should there be fewer or more restrictions on current welfare benefits? stats discuss

Donald Trump’s answer: More Source

Should the government raise or lower the tax rate for corporations? stats discuss

Donald Trump’s answer: Lower Source

Do you support a universal basic income program? stats discuss

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Should businesses be required to provide paid leave for full-time employees during the birth of a child or sick family member? stats discuss

Donald Trump’s answer: Yes Source

Should the government provide tax incentives to private companies to keep jobs within the country? stats discuss

Donald Trump’s answer: Yes Source

Do you believe labor unions help or hurt the economy? stats discuss

Donald Trump’s answer: Help, in theory but have recently become corrupt and should have their powers limited Source

Should the government increase the tax rate on profits earned from the sale of stocks, bonds, and real estate? stats discuss

Donald Trump’s answer: Yes Source

Should the current estate tax rate be decreased? stats discuss

Donald Trump’s answer: Yes, and we should eliminate it Source

Should the U.S. continue to participate in the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA)? stats discuss

Donald Trump’s answer: No Source

Should the government prevent “mega mergers” of corporations that could potentially control a large percentage of market share within its industry? stats discuss

Donald Trump’s answer: Yes Source

Should the government use economic stimulus to aid the country during times of recession? stats discuss

Donald Trump’s answer: Yes Source

Should the Federal Reserve Bank be audited by Congress? stats discuss

Donald Trump’s answer: Yes Source

Should the government require businesses to pay salaried employees, making up to $46k/year, time-and-a-half for overtime hours? stats discuss

Donald Trump’s answer: No, and the government is currently over-regulating private businesses Source

Should pension payments be increased for retired government workers? stats discuss

Donald Trump’s answer: No, not until we decrease our national debt Source

Should the government increase tariffs on imported products from China? stats discuss

Donald Trump’s answer: Yes Source

Do you support the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP)? stats discuss

Donald Trump’s answer: No, this will incentivize companies to move jobs out of the country Source

Would you favor an increased sales tax in order to reduce property taxes? stats discuss

Donald Trump’s answer: Yes Source

Should the government subsidize farmers? stats discuss

Donald Trump’s answer: No, end all government subsidies and let the free market run its course Source

Should pension plans for federal, state, and local government workers be transitioned into privately managed accounts? stats discuss

Donald Trump’s answer: Yes Source

Should citizens be allowed to save or invest their money in offshore bank accounts? stats discuss

Donald Trump’s answer: No, too many wealthy citizens are abusing loopholes in offshore banking laws to evade taxes Source

Should an in-state sales tax apply to online purchases of in-state buyers from out-of-state sellers? stats discuss

Donald Trump’s answer: No Source

Should the government classify Bitcoin as a legal currency? stats discuss

Donald Trump’s answer: Yes Source

Criminal issues

Should police officers be required to wear body cameras? stats discuss

Donald Trump’s answer: No, it should be a police department’s or officer’s choice to wear one Source

Should convicted criminals have the right to vote? stats discuss

Donald Trump’s answer: No Source

Should prisons ban the use of solitary confinement for juveniles? stats discuss

Donald Trump’s answer: No Source

Should non-violent prisoners be released from jail in order to reduce overcrowding? stats discuss

Donald Trump’s answer: No, we should build more prisons Source

National Security issues

Should France continue to assassinate suspected terrorists in foreign countries? stats discuss

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Should laptops be banned on all direct flights departing from the Middle East? stats discuss

Donald Trump’s answer: Yes Source

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