Donald Trump

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Response Legend

  • YYes
  • NNo
  • Declined to Respond/Undecided, Position Unknown/Unclear
  • *Comment
  • Position based upon candidate record or extensive research

Question Response Comments/Notes
1. Should abortions be banned after 20 weeks, the point at which an unborn child can feel pain? Y Note: "As most people know, and for those who would like to know, I am strongly Pro-Life, with the three exceptions - Rape, Incest and protecting the Life of the mother - the same position taken by Ronald Reagan."
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2. Do you oppose taxpayer funding of Planned Parenthood? Y Note: The Trump Administration published guidance which promises to enforce the Obamacare requirement that taxpayer dollars should not support abortion coverage in exchange plans.
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3. Do you oppose taxpayer funding of gender reassignment surgeries? Y Note: August 25, 2017 Memoandum, Military Service by Transgender Individuals, "Among other things, the policies set forth by the Secretary of Defense state that transgender persons with a history or diagnosis of gender dysphoria individuals who the policies state may require substantial medical treatment, including medications and surgery are disqualified from military service except under certain limited circumstances."
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4. Do you support school choice legislation, such as tuition tax credits, that would enable parents to choose the school that best suits their child’s needs? Y Note: "Why are Democrats and unions working against life-changing school choice for underserved children? President Trump supports SCHOOL CHOICE!"
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5. Should people have their religious liberties protected if they refuse to celebrate a same sex wedding? Y Note: "No American whether a nun, nurse, baker, or business owner should be forced to choose between the tenets of faith or adherence to the law."
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6. Do you support criminal justice reforms aimed at reducing recidivism such as the First Step Act? Y Note: "In December 2018, President Donald J. Trump signed into law the First Step Act, marking the first major reforms to our criminal justice system in over a decade."
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7. Do you support increasing security at America's borders? Y Note: "President Trump is working hard to...protect our borders."
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8. Do you support granting asylum to those who have suffered political, ethnic, or religious persecution? Y Note: "Presidential Executive Order on Resuming the United States Refugee Admissions Program with Enhanced Vetting Capabilities."
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9. Do you support a path to legal residency for immigrants who were brought to this country illegally as minors but have lived law-abiding and productive lives as adults? Y Note: "The President released his immigration reform proposal which calls for the transition to a merit-based immigration plan."
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