Political Positions of Donald Trump


Donald Trump is an American businessman, television personality, politician, and the 45th President of the United States.

Donald John Trump is an American businessman, television producer and politician, who is the Republican Party nominee for President of the United States in the 2016 election.

The President of the United States is the elected head of state and head of government of the United States.

Trump tells Oprah his political views in 1988 by CNN


Trump's proposals include elements from across the political spectrum.

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For example, he has proposed sizable income tax cuts and deregulation consistent with conservative policies, along with significant infrastructure investment and protection for entitlements for the elderly, typically considered liberal policies.


His anti-globalization policies of trade protectionism and immigration reduction cross party lines.

In economics, protectionism is the economic policy of restraining trade between states through methods such as tariffs on imported goods, restrictive quotas, and a variety of other government regulations.

The anti-globalization movement, or counter-globalisation movement, is a social movement critical of economic globalization.


Trump has said that he is "totally flexible on very, very many issues."


Trump's "signature issue" is illegal immigration, and in particular building or expanding a border wall between the U.S. and Mexico.


As of October 2016, Trump's campaign had posted fourteen categories of policy proposals on his website.


During October 2016, Trump outlined a series of steps for his first 100 days in office.


Trump's political positions, and his descriptions of his beliefs, have frequently changed.


Politico has described his positions as "eclectic, improvisational and often contradictory."

Politico is an American political-journalism organization based in Arlington County, Virginia, that covers politics and policy in the United States and internationally.


According to an NBC News count, over the course of his campaign Trump made "141 distinct shifts on 23 major issues."


Fact-checking organizations reported that during the campaign, Trump made a record number of false statements compared to other candidates.

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