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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

POSITION ON ISSUES

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Crime and Public Safety

How should the U.S. combat the Islamic State?
Should the NSA continue its bulk data collection programs for U.S. citizens?
Should the government enforce federal marijuana laws in states that have legalized marijuana?
Should the federal government expand background checks for firearms sales?
How should the U.S. approach Iran?
Should NH keep the death penalty?

Economy, Budget and Taxes

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 U.S. Constitution have a Balanced Budget Amendment?
Should the federal government privatize some or all of Social Security?
Should the federal government lower the corporate tax rate?
Should the federal government raise the minimum wage?
Should the federal government reform Social Security by raising the retirement age?
Should the federal government repeal the Dodd-Frank financial regulations?

Education

Should the federal government allow student loan payments to be reduced based on income?
Should NH continue to base statewide assessments on Common Core standards?
Should NH continue the business tax credit for scholarships to private, parochial, and home schools?

Energy and Environment

Should the government do more to combat climate change, for example by restricting emissions, taxing carbon, or providing incentives to develop clean energy?
Should the government pursue more opportunities to produce fossil fuels?

Health Care

Should NH increase funding for heroin treatment programs?
Should the federal government increase private sector involvement in veterans' health care?
Should the federal government continue to fund Planned Parenthood?
Should the federal government repeal the Affordable Care Act/”Obamacare” entirely and start again?
Should NH limit access to abortion?

Social Issues

Should NH increase funding for heroin treatment programs?
Should the federal government increase private sector involvement in veterans' health care?
Should the federal government continue to fund Planned Parenthood?
Should there be a path to citizenship for some illegal/undocumented immigrants?
Should the government enforce federal marijuana laws in states that have legalized marijuana?
Should NH repeal same-sex marriage?
Should NH limit access to abortion?

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.

Campaign Finances

Indivi​dual Contributions: 40% ($132,233,015)
PAC Contributions: 0% ($144,534)
Candid​ate self-financing: 20% ($66,141,714)
Other:​ 40% ($134,607,901)

Campaign Finances

Candidate Raised: $333,127,164    
Indivi​dual Contributions: 40% ($132,233,015)
PAC Contributions: 0% ($144,534)
Candid​ate self-financing: 20% ($66,141,714)
Other:​ 40% ($134,607,901)
Candidate Spent: $325,334,388    
     
Outside Spent FOR: $100,454,525    
Outside Spent AGAINST: $249,805,624    

COMMENTS

Eileen gail genevieve Redmond-comeau
- opelousas

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

I SAW THE CHANNEL 3 GAYLE KING ETC--AND A MAJOR DAM IN CALIFORNIA IS BREAKING---I BELIEVE THEY SAID THE SECOND LARGEST DAM IN CALIFORNIA--I AM IN SHOCK--NOT TOO LONG AGO THEY WERE SUFFERING A RECORD DROUGHT--NOW I FEEL THYE ARE SLAPPING US UP SIDE TH EHEAD--LIKE WE NEED YOUR SUPPORT--INDIAN RAIN DANCES-FORGET ABOUT IT?--OK?---TAKE CARE OF THE LITTKE PROBLEM CALIFORNIA-TRY-STATE EMERGENCY PREPARATIONS ACTIVATING STUPID@!

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.

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.

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