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Donald Trump’s political stances on economic issues

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.

Economic issues

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 salarySource

Should welfare recipients be tested for drugs? stats discuss

Donald Trump’s answer: NoSource

Should the government raise taxes on the rich? stats discuss

Donald Trump’s answer: NoSource

Should the government raise the federal minimum wage? stats discuss

Donald Trump’s answer: YesSource

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: YesSource

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

Donald Trump’s answer: YesSource

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

Donald Trump’s answer: MoreSource

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

Donald Trump’s answer: LowerSource

Do you support a universal basic income program? stats discuss

Donald Trump voters: NoSource

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

Donald Trump’s answer: NoSource

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

Donald Trump’s answer: YesSource

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: YesSource

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 businessesSource

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 limitedSource

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

Donald Trump’s answer: YesSource

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: YesSource

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

Donald Trump’s answer: YesSource

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

Donald Trump’s answer: YesSource

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 countrySource

Should the current estate tax rate be decreased? stats discuss

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

Should the government add or increase tariffs on products imported into the country? stats discuss

Donald Trump’s answer: YesSource

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

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

Should the government subsidize farmers? stats discuss

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

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

Donald Trump’s answer: YesSource

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

Donald Trump’s answer: YesSource

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 taxesSource

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: NoSource

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

Donald Trump’s answer: YesSource

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