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The quick guide to America’s 2016 Presidential candidates stances on government spending

Complete list of the 2016 Presidential candidate political stances

Donald Trump

Donald Trump’s political stances on government spending

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

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Donald Trump’s answer: Yes Source

Hillary Clinton

Hillary Clinton’s political stances on government spending

Hillary Clinton was the Democratic Party’s nominee for the President of the United States in the 2016 election. Clinton served as United States Secretary of State from 2009 to 2013, a U.S. Senator from New York State from 2001 to 2009 and First Lady of the United States under President Bill Clinton from 1993 to 2001. Clinton is an alumna of Wellesley College and Yale Law School.

Economic issues

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Hillary Clinton’s answer: No, cuts to public spending will negatively affect the economy Source

Evan McMullin

Evan McMullin’s political stances on government spending

David Evan McMullin was an independent candidate for the for the President of the United States in the 2016 election. McMullin is the former chief policy director for the House Republican Conference in the U.S. House of Representatives and a former CIA operations officer.

Economic issues

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Evan McMullin’s answer: Yes  Source

Bernie Sanders

Bernie Sanders’ political stances on government spending

Bernie Sanders was a candidate for the Democratic Party’s 2016 presidential nomination. Sanders has served as a U.S. Senator from Vermont since 2012. He represented Vermont’s at-large congressional district from 1991 to 2007 and served as the mayor of Burlington from 1981 – 1989. Sanders is an alumnus of the University of Chicago.

Economic issues

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Bernie Sanders’ answer: No, increase taxes on large multinational corporations instead Source

Rocky De La Fuente

Rocky De La Fuente’s political stances on government spending

Rocky De La Fuente was the Reform Party and American Delta Party’s nominee for the President of the United States in the 2016 election. De La Fuente is a business owner and real estate developer from San Diego, CA. De La Fuente is an alumnus of the University of Mexico with a B.S. in Physics and Mathematics.

Economic issues

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Rocky De La Fuente’s answer: Yes, and eliminate federal agencies that are unconstitutional  Source

Darrell Castle

Darrell Castle’s political stances on government spending

Darrell Castle was the Constitution Party’s nominee for the President of the United States in the 2016 election. Castle is an activist and attorney from Memphis Tennessee. Castle is an alumnus of East Tennessee State University with a B.S. in political science and history before completing his law degree at University of Memphis.

Economic issues

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Darrell Castle’s answer: Yes  Source

Rand Paul

Rand Paul’s political stances on government spending

Rand Paul was a candidate for the Republican Party’s 2016 presidential nomination and has served as U.S. Senator from Kentucky since 2011. Paul is an ophthalmologist and is the son of Congressman Ron Paul of Texas. Paul is an alumnus of Baylor University and the Duke University School of Medicine.

Economic issues

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Rand Paul’s answer: Yes, and eliminate federal agencies that are unconstitutional Source

Zoltan Istvan

Zoltan Istvan’s political stances on government spending

Zoltan Istvan Gyurko was the Transhumanist Party’s nominee for the President of the United States in the 2016 election. Istvan is an author and journalist from Los Angeles, CA. Istvan is an alumnus of Columbia University.

Economic issues

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Zoltan Istvan voters: Yes Source

Ted Cruz

Ted Cruz’s political stances on government spending

Ted Cruz was a candidate for the Republican Party’s 2016 presidential nomination and has served as a U.S. Senator from Texas since 2012. Cruz served as the solicitor general from Texas from 2003 to 2008 and was a policy adviser to President George W. Bush. Cruz is an alumnus of Princeton University and Harvard Law School.

Economic issues

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

Ted Cruz’s answer: Yes, and eliminate federal agencies that are unconstitutional Source

Marco Rubio

Marco Rubio’s political stances on government spending

Marco Rubio was a candidate for the Republican Party’s 2016 presidential nomination. Rubio has served as a U.S. Senator from Florida since 2011. Rubio served as Speaker of the Florida House of Representatives from 2006 – 2008. Rubio is an alumnus of the University of Florida and the University of Miami School of Law.

Economic issues

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Marco Rubio’s answer: Yes Source

John Kasich

John Kasich’s political stances on government spending

John Kasich was a candidate for the Republican Party’s 2016 presidential nomination and the current governor of Ohio. Kasich served as a member of U.S. House of Representatives from 1983 to 2001 representing Ohio’s 12th Congressional District. Kasich is an alumnus of Ohio State University.

Economic issues

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

John Kasich’s answer: Yes Source

Ben Carson

Ben Carson’s political stances on government spending

Economic issues

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

Ben Carson’s answer: Yes Source

Jeb Bush

Jeb Bush’s political stances on government spending

Jeb Bush was a candidate for the Republican Party’s 2016 presidential nomination. Bush served as the Governor of Florida from 1999 to 2007. Bush is an alumnus of the University of Texas.

Economic issues

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

Jeb Bush’s answer: Yes Source

Martin O'Malley

Martin O'Malley’s political stances on government spending

Martin O’Malley was a candidate for the Democratic Party’s 2016 presidential nomination. O’Malley served as the Mayor of Baltimore from 1999 – 2007. O’Malley is an alumnus of Catholic University and the University of Maryland Law School.

Economic issues

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

Martin O'Malley’s answer: Yes Source

Scott Walker

Scott Walker’s political stances on government spending

Economic issues

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Scott Walker’s answer: Yes Source

Bobby Jindal

Bobby Jindal’s political stances on government spending

Bobby Jindal was a candidate for the Republican Party’s 2016 presidential nomination. Jindal served as the Governor of Louisiana from 2008 to 2016 and represented Louisiana’s 1st District in the U.S. House of Representatives from 2005 to 2008. Jindal is an alumnus of Brown University.

Economic issues

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

Bobby Jindal’s answer: Yes, and eliminate federal agencies that are unconstitutional Source

Carly Fiorina

Carly Fiorina’s political stances on government spending

Carly Fiorina was a candidate for the Republican Party’s 2016 presidential nomination. Fiorina was the CEO of Hewlett Packard from 1999 to 2005. Fiorina is an alumnus of Stanford University and M.I.T.

Economic issues

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

Carly Fiorina’s answer: Yes Source

Mike Huckabee

Mike Huckabee’s political stances on government spending

Mike Huckabee was a candidate for the Republican Party’s 2016 presidential nomination. Huckabee served as the Governor of Arkansas from 1996 to 2007. Huckabee is an alumnus of Ouachita Baptist University.

Economic issues

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

Mike Huckabee’s answer: Yes Source

Lindsey Graham

Lindsey Graham’s political stances on government spending

Lindsey Graham was a candidate for the Republican Party’s 2016 presidential nomination. Graham has served as the U.S. Senator from South Carolina since 2003. Graham represented South Carolina’s 3rd District in the U.S. House of Representatives from 1993 to 1995. Graham is an alumnus of the University of South Carolina.

Economic issues

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

Lindsey Graham’s answer: No, cuts to public spending will negatively affect the economy Source

Lincoln Chafee

Lincoln Chafee’s political stances on government spending

Lincoln Chaffee was a candidate for the Democratic Party’s 2016 presidential nomination. Chafee served as a U.S. Senator from Rhode Island from 1999 – 2007 and the Mayor of Warwick from 1993 – 1999. Chafee is an alumnus of Brown University.

Economic issues

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

Lincoln Chafee’s answer: Yes Source

Rick Santorum

Rick Santorum’s political stances on government spending

Rick Santorum was a candidate for the Republican Party’s 2016 presidential nomination. Santorum served as the U.S. Senator from Pennsylvania from 1995 to 2007 and represented Pennsylvania’s 18th district from 1991 to 1995. Santorum is an alumnus of Penn State University and the University of Pittsburg School of Law.

Economic issues

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

Rick Santorum’s answer: Yes Source

Chris Christie

Chris Christie’s political stances on government spending

Chris Christie was a candidate for the Republican Party’s 2016 presidential nomination. Christie has served as the governor of New Jersey since 2010 and was the U.S. Attorney for the District of New Jersey from 2002 – 2008. Christie is an alumnus of the University of Delaware and Seton Hall law school.

Economic issues

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

Chris Christie’s answer: Yes Source

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