Trump "also signed a directive ordering an end to protracted environmental reviews," pledging to make environmental review " a very short process. Here's the transcript", "Trump wrong that inner-city crime is reaching record levels", "Crime is out of control, and rapidly getting worse. [124][125][126], In March 2011, during an interview on Good Morning America, Trump said he was seriously considering running for president, that he was a "little" skeptical of Obama's citizenship and that someone who shares this view should not be so quickly dismissed as an "idiot." Bill. [111], Colman McCarthy of The Washington Post wrote in 1993 that in testimony given that year to the House Natural Resources subcommittee on Native American Affairs, Trump "devoted much of his testimony to bad-mouthing Indians and their casinos," asserted that "organized crime is rampant on Indian reservations" and that "if it continues it will be the biggest scandal ever." More Americans are now employed than ever recorded before in our history. "[104], As president, Trump chose Republican financier Betsy DeVos, a prominent Michigan charter school advocate, as Secretary of Education. "[205] When Wallace asked, "Who's going to protect the environment? Regarding how this relates to freedom of speech, he added "Somebody will say, 'Oh freedom of speech, freedom of speech.' [104] Trump stated that "Distribution of this grant will favor states that have private school choice and charter laws. 11 (Respect to the Efforts of Foreign Governments Regarding Trafficking in Persons) is not in,40 however, it is in the Federal Register.[511]. Yet some of his individual foreign policies are substantially better than his opponents assert. [10], Although Trump was the Republican nominee, he has signaled that the official party platform, adopted at the 2016 Republican National Convention, diverges from his own views. [197][198], In August 2019, Trump described America's coal production as "clean, beautiful", despite coal being a particularly polluting energy source. 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[375], In 2018, Trump signed the United States-Mexico-Canada trade agreement with a footnote exempting the United States from complying with the agreement's call for an end to "sex-based discrimination". Most Popular on TIME. ", The Affordable Care Act included an Obama-era nondiscrimination provision that explicitly entitled people to receive care regardless of sex or gender identity, but the Trump administration reversed it. "[368], Trump has suggested closing "certain areas" of the Internet. [94], Trump has provided "little detail regarding his positions on disability-related policies," and his campaign website made no mention of disabled people. "[240] In his 2000 book, The America We Deserve, Trump reiterated his call for universal health care and focused on a Canadian-style single-payer health care system as a means to achieve it. Matea Gold, Karoun Demirjian & Mike DeBonis, Seeing the future of climate policy under the next president. Written By Megan L. Wood Originally Published August 12, 2020 5:10 pm EDT. Thank SCOTUS", "U.S. Department of Labor Proposes a Rule Clarifying Civil Rights Protections for Religious Organizations | U.S. Department of Labor", "The Trump administration just asked the Supreme Court to make it legal to ban same-sex couples from adopting", "New Human Rights Panel Raises Fears of a Narrowing U.S. They're not only breaking the spirit of the law but the law itself. [83][88] In October 2015, he said, "All Presidential candidates should immediately disavow their Super PACs. Donald J. Trump’s presidency has marked a profound departure from U.S. leadership in areas such as trade and diplomacy, as well as an across-the-board toughening of immigration policies. Trump said he would move the U.S. Embassy from Tel Aviv to the contested city of Jerusalem, breaking with a half-century of U.S. policy that says the … [83], During the Republican primary race, Trump on several occasions accused his Republican opponents of being bound to their campaign financiers, and asserted that anyone (including Trump himself) could buy their policies with donations. "[30], Trump has criticized Chief Justice of the United States John Roberts, a George W. Bush appointee, as a "nightmare for conservatives," citing Roberts' vote in the 2015 decision in King v. Burwell, which upheld provisions of the Affordable Care Act. Trump budgeted $174 billion, for a total of $750 billion for defense. [46], According to a 2020 study, voters had the most difficulty assessing the ideology of Trump in the 2016 election out of all presidential candidates since 1972 and all contemporary legislators. [199] In his May 2016 speech, Trump inaccurately said that the Paris Agreement "gives foreign bureaucrats control over how much energy we use on our land, in our country"; in fact, the Paris Agreement is based on voluntary government pledges, and no country controls the emissions-reduction plan of any other country. Disabled people. [192] Trump has criticized the Obama administration's coal policies, describing the administration's moves to phase out the use of coal-fired power plants are "stupid. [373][374], In early 2017, Trump reversed an Obama-era directive that had required companies with large federal contracts to prove their compliance with LGBT protections. [265], Trump believed that childhood vaccinations were related to autism, a hypothesis which has been repeatedly debunked. [6][7] In accepting the Republican nomination for president, Trump said that "I alone can fix" the system,[8] and pledged that if elected, "Americanism, not globalism, will be our credo. We can leave a little bit, but you can't destroy businesses. Trump "came in last on all counts" in grading, with scientists and researchers faulting him for a lack of knowledge or appreciation of scientific issues. [83][85][86] For example, Trump has not said whether he favors public financing of elections or caps on expenditures of campaigns, outside groups, and individuals. 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[163], In February 2018, the Trump administration initiated a policy known as ‘Deploy Or Get Out’ (DOGO), ordering the Pentagon to discharge any soldier who would be ineligible for deployment within the next 12 months. Although, in some cases, teachers should have guns in classrooms. [240], In 2014, after a New York physician returned from treating Ebola patients in West Africa and showed symptoms of the disease, Trump tweeted that if the doctor had Ebola, "Obama should apologize to the American people & resign! Every year on World AIDS Day—2017, 2018, 2019—Trump's proclamations have omitted mention of LGBT people.[400][401][402][403][404]. In 2016, the ranking was changed to 5.1C out of 10, shifting him more to the conservative spectrum.[48]. Restore balance and vertical separation of powers between the federal and state governments. Matthew Boyle 13 Aug 2020 Washington, DC. [206], In July 2016, Trump suggested that he was in favor of state and local bans on hydraulic fracturing (fracking), saying, "I'm in favor of fracking, but I think that voters should have a big say in it. How Can Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders Both Be 'Populist'? "[267], In 2010, the Donald J. Trump Foundation donated $10,000 to Generation Rescue, Jenny McCarthy's nonprofit organization that advocates the incorrect view that autism and related disorders are primarily caused by vaccines. [246], The Congressional Budget Office reported in March 2016 that there were approximately 23 million people with insurance due to the law, with 12 million people covered by the exchanges (10 million of whom received subsidies to help pay for insurance) and 11 million made eligible for Medicaid. [311], In his 2000 book The America We Deserve, Trump wrote that he generally opposed gun control, but supported the ban on assault weapons and supported a "slightly longer waiting period to purchase a gun. 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