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Books by and about 2020 presidential candidates
Crippled America,
by Donald J. Trump (2015)
Fire and Fury,
by Michael Wolff (2018)
Trump Revealed,
by Michael Kranish and Marc Fisher (2016)
The Making of Donald Trump,
by David Cay Johnston (2016)
Promise Me, Dad ,
by Joe Biden (2017)
The Book of Joe ,
by Jeff Wilser (2019; biography of Joe Biden)
The Truths We Hold,
by Kamala Harris (2019)
Smart on Crime,
by Kamala Harris (2010)
Guide to Political Revolution,
by Bernie Sanders (2017)
Where We Go From Here,
by Bernie Sanders (2018)
Our Revolution,
by Bernie Sanders (2016)
This Fight Is Our Fight,
by Elizabeth Warren (2017)
by Cory Booker (2016)
Conscience of a Conservative,
by Jeff Flake (2017)
Two Paths,
by Gov. John Kasich (2017)
Every Other Monday,
by Rep. John Kasich (2010)
Courage is Contagious,
by John Kasich (1998)
Shortest Way Home,
by Pete Buttigieg (2019)
by Michelle Obama (2018)
Higher Loyalty,
by James Comey (2018)
The Making of Donald Trump,
by David Cay Johnston (2017)
Higher Loyalty ,
by James Comey (2018)
Trump vs. Hillary On The Issues ,
by Jesse Gordon (2016)
Outsider in the White House,
by Bernie Sanders (2015)

Book Reviews

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Campaign promises compared to follow-up actions taken by the Trump Administration

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    Articles by/on the Trump Administration:
  • The Guardian (U.K.), "We must do everything possible to avoid an enormously destructive war in Ukraine," by Bernie Sanders, 8 Feb 2022
  • Meet the Press interview of Former White House Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney, January 10, 2021
  • The New American magazine, "Arizona Lawmaker Urges Halt of Certification as Trump Team Delivers Bombshell Fraud Evidence," by Luis Miguel December 1, 2020
  • Univision, "Trump raises more than $150 million with his campaign to contest the electoral results in court," 1 Dec 2020
  • New York Daily News, "Trump urges Georgia governor to 'call off election' as GOP frets about Senate runoffs," by Dave Goldiner, Dec 01, 2020
  • Truthout blog, "Trump's Support for Israel's Killing of Iranian Scientist Could Lead to War," by Marjorie Cohn, December 1, 2020
  • The Metro newspaper, "China warns of action after Pompeo says Taiwan not part of China," 11/13/20
  • Statement of Administration Policy on H.R. 4447, "Expanding Access to Sustainable Energy Act," 9/21/2020
  • Statement of Administration Policy on H.R. 2574, "Equity and Inclusion Enforcement Act," September 14, 2020
  • A.P., "Trump admits he's blocking postal cash to stop mail-in votes," Aug.13, 2020, with Wall Street Journal, "USPS to Suspend Changes Until After Election," Aug.18, 2020
  • N.Y.Times, "Trump Signs Landmark Land Conservation Bill," by Annie Karni, Aug. 4, 2020
  • Snopes FactCheck: "Here’s How Scientists Know the Coronavirus Wasn’t Made in a Lab," 13 July 2020
  • Remarks by President Trump at South Dakota's 2020 Mount Rushmore Fireworks Celebration, July 4, 2020
  • John Bolton interview with ABC News' Martha Raddatz, June 21, 2020
  • National Public Radio: "In Pennsylvania, Trump To Say Pandemic Shows Merit Of 'America First' Mantra," May 14, 2020
  • South China Morning Post, "A US move to seek coronavirus pandemic damages from China might well trigger war," by Cary Huang, 6 May 2020
  • NBC News, "Coronavirus virtual vaccine summit sees leaders pledge billions, but US skips it," May 5, 2020
  • New York Post: "Trump says Washington, DC, will never be a state -- because of all the Democrats," by Steven Nelson and Ebony Bowden, May 5, 2020
  • Fox News FactCheck: "Trump says he's seen evidence suggesting coronavirus emerged from Wuhan lab," by Louis Casiano, 4/30/20
  • The Los Angeles Times: "Trump administration ended pandemic early-warning program to detect coronaviruses," by Emily Baumgaertner & James Rainey, April 2, 2020
  • Fox News Halftime Report: "Trump seeks another $2 trillion," by Chris Stirewalt, 3/31/2020
  • Huffington Post: "What Pandemic? Trump Administration Presses Forward With Long-Term Benefit Cuts," by Arthur Delaney, 03/24/2020
  • Trump White House Archives, "WTAS: Support for President Donald J. Trump's State of the Union Address," February 5, 2020, (Link)
  • Mother Jones: "Not Even a Pandemic Can Stop Trump From Pushing Fossil Fuels," by Chris D'Angelo, March 23, 2020
  • Politico: "Before Trump's inauguration, a warning: 'The worst influenza pandemic since 1918'," by Nahal Toosi, Daniel Lippman and Dan Diamond, 03/16/2020
  • Snopes FactCheck: "Did President Trump Refer to the Coronavirus as a 'Hoax'?", by Bethania Palma, 2 MARCH 2020
  • CBS Face the Nation: interview of Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, March 1, 2020
  • Foreign Policy magazine: "Trump Has Sabotaged America's Coronavirus Response," by Laurie Garrett, January 31, 2020
  • Chicago Tribune, "668,000 will lose food stamp benefits under new work rules," by Juliet Linderman, Dec 05, 2019
  • N. Y. Times, "Trump Administration Sharply Curtails Fetal Tissue Medical Research," by Abby Goodnough, June 5, 2019
  • CNN.com, "Trump now says parents must vaccinate children in face of measles outbreak," by Maegan Vazquez, 4/26/2019
  • CNN: "Trump vetoes Congress's directive to end US involvement in bloody Saudi-led war in Yemen," by Tara Golshan, Apr 17, 2019
  • On H.R.4447: Duke University, SciPol Summary, "Expanding Access to Sustainable Energy Act," by Sarah Rispin Sedlak, JD, April 11, 2019
  • Wired.com, "Why America Wants to Send Astronauts to the Moon's South Pole," by Mike Pence, 03.26.2019
  • NBC News, "Trump administration launches global effort to end criminalization of homosexuality," by Josh Lederman, Feb. 19, 2019
  • Vox.com, "That time Donald Trump proposed a 14.5 percent wealth tax", by Matthew Yglesias, Jan 31, 2019
  • The Guardian, "I led the National Park Service. Ryan Zinke leaves lasting damage," by Jonathan B Jarvis, 16 Dec 2018
  • NPR.org, "Trump EPA Proposes Big Changes To Federal Water Protections," by Nathan Rott, December 11, 2018
  • AOL.com, "Trump says climate change not a hoax, not sure of its source", 10/14/2018
  • USA Today, "Democrats 'Medicare for All' plan will demolish promises to seniors," by Donald J. Trump, Oct. 10, 2018
  • CBS News, "Trump touts "stop and frisk" in speech to police group," October 8, 2018
  • Politico.com, "Trump's ethanol move delivers gift to corn country," by Eric Wolff, 10/08/2018
  • Seattle Times, "Betsy DeVos is proposing changes to Title IX," by Asia Fields, September 29, 2018
  • Washington Examiner, "Rick Perry: US faces a 'good dilemma' in producing oil," by John Siciliano, September 26, 2018
  • USA Today, "Trump blasts Iran, touts patriotism in UN address," by John Fritze and Deirdre Shesgreen, Sept. 25, 2018
  • The Charleston Post and Courier, "Intel chief Dan Coats warns of China's 'potent' cyber threat," by Paul Bowers, Sep 25, 2018
  • Newsweek, "Cars Without Steering Wheels Are Coming," by Nicole Goodkind, 9/24/18
  • Seattle Times, "Obama-era guidance on campus sexual assault gets scrapped," by Maria Danilova, September 22, 2017
  • CNBC, "Kudlow suggests entitlement reform is coming," by Jacob Pramuk, 18 Sept 2018
  • South China Morning Post, "Donald Trump hits China with new tariffs on US$200 billion", Sep 17, 2018
  • Housing Wire, "Carson lays out his plans for affordable housing and regulatory reform," Jeremiah Jensen, September 14, 2018
  • NBC News, "DeVos' decision could help arm school personnel," by Suzy Khimm, Sep.04.2018
  • USA Today, “Pence quotes Bible in response to being called 'Christian supremacist',” by Maureen Groppe, Aug. 31, 2018
  • Business Journal Daily, "McMahon Touts Trump Administration's Small Business Policies," by George Nelson, Aug 31, 2018
  • Chicago Tribune, "Justice Department criticizes Harvard in affirmative action case," by Nick Anderson, 8/30/2018
  • The New Yorker , "ISIS Makes a Comeback--as Trump Opts to Stay in Syria," by Robin Wright, August 30, 2018
  • CNBC Squawk Box, "Everybody wants trade, not aid," by Berkeley Lovelace Jr., 29 Aug 2018
  • HRC.org, "Politically Toxic Anti-LGBTQ Trump-Pence Agenda," by Ianthe Metzger, August 28, 2018
  • NECN, "Conn. Senator Murphy Fights Federal Proposal to Arm School Teachers," Aug 24, 2018
  • Washington Examiner, "Senators battle over ship," by Jamie McIntyre & Travis J. Tritten, August 22, 2018
  • Fox News, "Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue says tariffs 'like weight loss'," by Samuel Chamberlain, August 15th 2018
  • Huffington Post, "Melania's Immigration Attorney Rips Trump For Stoking Fear Of Migrant Families," by Mary Papenfuss, 08/11/2018
  • WAAY-TV ABC-31, "Senate Dems want answers on rescinded affirmative action guidance," Aug. 7, 2018
  • AOL News, "President Trump calls media 'the enemy of the people'," Jul 15th 2018
  • National Parks Conservation Association, "How Zinke Is Undermining NPS Employees," by John Garder, Jul 12, 2018
  • Vanity Fair, "How Mike Pompeo Won the Trump-Kim Summit," by Abigail, June 18, 2018
  • Reason Magazine, "Mike Pence Calls Lawbreaking Ex-Sheriff Joe Arpaio a 'Champion of the Rule of Law'," by C.J. Ciaramella, 5.2.2018
  • ABC News, "Trump slams former justice's call to repeal Second Amendment," by Paolo Chavez, Mar 28, 2018
  • The Metro, "Trump calls for death penalty for opioid traffickers," March 19, 2018
  • The Atlantic magazine, "The New Secretary of State Is a North Korea Hawk," by Uri Friedman, Mar 14, 2018
  • Federal News Radio, "Mnuchin: IRS funding needed to improve customer service," by Jory Heckman, March 6, 2018
  • Heritage Foundation Commentary, "Did Trump Really Beat ISIS?," by Robin Simcox, 1/29/18
  • Boston Globe, "Trump administration steps in on fishing limits," by David Abel, July 25, 2017
  • Foreign Policy Magazine, "The Impact of the US Withdrawing from the Paris Accords," by Antonio Graceffo, Jul 13, 2017

 OnTheIssues.org excerpts:  (click on issues for details)
    Bill Clinton: Allow medical research that uses tissue from aborted fetuses.
    Donald Trump: End medical research that uses tissue from aborted fetuses.
    Bill Clinton: 1993: Rescind Mexico City Policy: fund abortion abroad.
    Donald Trump: Reinstate Mexico City Policy: end abortion funding abroad.
    Ronald Reagan: 1984 Mexico City Policy: no abortion funding abroad.
    Larry Kudlow: Trump's support of late-term abortion ban is "gift from god".
Budget & Economy
    Donald Trump: 1999: one-time wealth tax on top 1% to reduce national debt.
    Ben Carson: Release the economic engine; regulations fetter it down.
Civil Rights
    Donald Trump: Global campaign to end the criminalization of homosexuality.
    Mike Pompeo: LGBTQ persons have every right that every other person has.
    Mike Pence: OpEd: supports conversion therapy & anti-LGBTQ extremism.
    Sam Clovis: Science on homosexuality is unsettled; behavior is a choice.
    James Mattis: Opposed women serving in infantry; but will allow it.
    James Mattis: Not about who soldiers go to bed with, but how they'll fight.
    Jeff Sessions: 1986: Denied confirmation as federal judge.
    Jeff Sessions: 1986: Called NAACP a "pinko" organization that hates whites.
    Linda McMahon: Businesses optimistic because Trump is cutting regulations.
    Wilbur Ross: CEO of International Coal Group, plus Steel & Textiles.
    Linda McMahon: SBA should respond quickly in emergencies.
    Donald Trump: US open for business: keep Carrier AC in Indiana.
    Donald Trump: Stop-and-frisk works in high-crime cities like Chicago.
    Rudy Giuliani: Stop-and-frisk policy made NYC safest big city.
    Donald Trump: More penalties for violence against police.
    Donald Trump: Crime and gangs and drugs have created American carnage.
    Jeff Sessions: Increase in violent crime might be start of dangerous trend.
    Donald Trump: Melania's "Be Best": focus on well-being & opioid abuse.
    Donald Trump: Execute drug dealers to fight opioid epidemic.
    Donald Trump: 2016: let states decide on pot; 2018: feds over state law.
    Jeff Sessions: Enforce federal marijuana laws even when state laws allow it.
    Jeff Sessions: We are in the throes of a heroin epidemic.
    Betsy DeVos: No free money: don't forgive loans from bankrupt colleges.
    Lamar Alexander: Don't forgive loans from bankrupt colleges, with exceptions.
    Patty Murray: Forgive student loans if college goes bankrupt.
    Donald Trump: Skeptical of use of affirmative action in college admissions.
    Jeff Sessions: Harvard misuses affirmative action in college admissions.
    Betsy DeVos: Schools need equal opportunities, not affirmative action.
    Dianne Feinstein: Foster educational inclusion as America grows more diverse.
    Jeff Sessions: Rescind Obama-era guidance on achieving diversity in schools.
    Patty Murray: Foster educational inclusion as America grows more diverse.
    Betsy DeVos: Obama campus sexual assault standard was ineffective mandate.
    Betsy DeVos: Nothing is free; someone has to pay for "free tuition".
    Betsy DeVos: Federally-funded vouchers for public or private schools.
    Betsy DeVos: No longer believe in one-size-fits-all model of learning.
    Ben Carson: Education has power to lift families out of destitution.
    Betsy DeVos: 250,000 students in 33 voucher programs, and growing.
    Betsy DeVos: Got 5,000 voucher students enrolled in Louisiana in one week.
    Betsy DeVos: Charters fulfill a different choice & supplement vouchers.
Energy & Oil
    Scott Pruitt: Grant oil industry waivers to ignore gasohol mandate.
    Donald Trump: Climate change isn't a hoax, but don't spend trillions on it.
    Rick Perry: Energy dominance requires more exports of coal, oil & gas.
    Pope Francis: Future of humanity is at stake with climate change.
    Donald Trump: Expand sales of corn ethanol year-round to 15%.
    Donald Trump: Represent Pittsburgh, not Paris: Coal over climate agreement.
    Donald Trump: Revive the coal industry; end efforts to curb carbon.
    Ryan Zinke: Climate is changing; Man is an influence but what can we do?
    Betsy DeVos: Chair of Windquest Group to invest in clean energy.
    Ryan Zinke: Raise fees & eliminate national park passes for kids.
    Barack Obama: WOTUS 2015: expansive definition of protected waterways.
    Donald Trump: WOTUS 2018: limited definition of protected waterways.
    Ryan Zinke: OpEd: National Parks are under-staffed despite more visits.
    Ryan Zinke: Shrink national monuments and expand offshore drilling.
    Scott Pruitt: OpEd: at EPA, rolling back environmental protections.
    Donald Trump: Overrule Fisheries Commission and allow more fish harvesting.
    Wilbur Ross: Overrule Fisheries Commission and allow more fish harvesting.
    Ryan Zinke: Absolutely against transfer or sale of public land to states.
    Ryan Zinke: Smokey the Bear should be viewed as helpful, not as police.
    Ben Carson: Deregulation includes land use & federal housing policy.
Families & Children
    Betsy DeVos: OpEd: Stricter rules for sexual harassment mean some ignored.
    Scott Pruitt: Double headline - Already Done.
    Sam Clovis: Same-sex marriage could lead to legalizing pedophilia.
    Mick Mulvaney: $15,000 in unpaid nanny taxes from triplets in 2000.
Foreign Policy
    Donald Trump: Denounce Iran's human rights record via focus on LGBT issues.
    Pope Francis: Saddened by US restrictions on travel and trade with Cuba.
    John Bolton: The two-state solution is dead; split up "Palestine".
    Donald Trump: Unite civilized world against radical Islamic terrorism.
    James Mattis: Putin is trying to break the North Atlantic alliance.
    James Mattis: Supports NATO alliance principle of collective defense.
    Mike Pompeo: Investigate Russian interference with U.S. election.
    Rex Tillerson: Join with NATO allies alarmed at Russian resurgence.
    Donald Trump: Supports construction of Israeli settlements in West Bank.
    Ben Carson: Pinnacle nations before us contributed to their own demise.
Free Trade
    Sonny Perdue: Farmers want trade, not aid; but $12B aid for now.
    Sonny Perdue: Renegotiate trade deals with China, Mexico, and Canada.
    Donald Trump: Country built on tariffs; they'll lead to new trade deals.
    Donald Trump: Tariffs force EU, Mexico, & Canada to re-negotiate.
    Donald Trump: FactCheck: China has 25% car tariff, but only 10% on parts.
    Wilbur Ross: Criticized multinational trade deals: there is no free lunch.
    Donald Trump: Protection will make America strong.
    Donald Trump: Two simple rules: buy American, and hire American.
    Steve Mnuchin: Protectionist instinct to label China a currency manipulator.
    Wilbur Ross: Vocal critic of recent trade deals.
Government Reform
    Donald Trump: Our news media is the enemy of the people.
    Eric Holder: File lawsuits to enforce fair redistricting for 2020.
    Ryan Zinke: Work with states and rebuild national parks.
    Mike Pompeo: Russian hacking impact 2016 election & not the first time.
    Donald Trump: Many things can go wrong when early voting goes on too long.
    Jeff Sessions: 1986: Voting Rights Act of 1965 is "intrusive legislation".
    Jeff Sessions: The South has changed; no longer any need to monitor voting.
Gun Control
    Betsy DeVos: Let states decide on gun training in schools.
    Bobby Scott: Guns in schools recklessly endanger both students & teachers.
    Betsy DeVos: Schools should have the option to arm teachers.
    Donald Trump: Remove weapons from dangerous individuals, not all Americans.
    John Paul Stevens: Weaken the NRA by repealing the Second Amendment.
    Donald Trump: Arm public school employees to prevent school shootings.
    Donald Trump: Opposes arming school teachers against school shootings.
    Scott Pruitt: Double headline - Already Done.
    Betsy DeVos: Let local schools decide about guns in school.
    Donald Trump: End gun-free zones in schools & military bases.
    Jeff Sessions: As US attorney, led nation in gun prosecutions every year.
Health Care
    Donald Trump: Strike down ObamaCare as an UNCONSTITUTIONAL disaster.
    Donald Trump: Medicare for All is really Medicare for None.
    Tom Price: Give every American access to affordable health coverage.
    Tom Price: No right to Medicaid under state block grants.
    Ben Carson: There's a strong connection between health and housing.
    Ben Carson: Ban Ebola-infected people from entry; treat them elsewhere.
Homeland Security
    Donald Trump: Ban on transgender people serving openly in the US military.
    Donald Trump: Space Force: sixth branch of the armed services.
    Rand Paul: Oppose Trump nominees who supported Iraq War or torture.
    Mick Mulvaney: Military parade would cost $10M-$30M.
    Donald Trump: Ensure U.S. nuclear arsenal is at the top of the pack.
    Mick Mulvaney: Raise the top line defense number.
    James Mattis: Bring business reforms to the Department of Defense.
    James Mattis: Don't revisit old issues; let women in combat roles.
    Mike Pompeo: No torture, including coercive methods like waterboarding.
    Donald Trump: F-35 program out-of-control; cut billions in military costs.
    Jeff Sessions: Giving alleged terrorists criminal rights is "too soft".
    ACLU: Birthright citizenship is protected by the 14th amendment.
    Donald Trump: End birthright citizenship, despite 14th amendment.
    Donald Trump: Melania's parents & Trump's grandparents did chain migration.
    Pope Francis: Separating immigrant parents from children is immoral.
    Eric Holder: Trump Administration must change family separation policy.
    Jeb Bush: End heartless policy of family separation at southern border.
    Joe L. Kennedy: Trump Administration must change family separation policy.
    Kirstjen Nielsen: FactCheck: Falsely claims no policy of family separation.
    Kirstjen Nielsen: No apology for separating illegal immigrant parent from kids.
    Ted Lieu: Trump Administration is lying about family separation policy.
    Eric Holder: Feds can't force states to enforce federal immigration laws.
    ACLU: Muslim ban cannot be reworked to be constitutional.
    Donald Trump: Strip federal grant money to sanctuary cities.
    Donald Trump: Hire 5,000 more Border Patrol agents on Mexican border.
    Jeff Sessions: Skeptic of H1-B visa scheme that recruits skilled foreigners.
    Jeff Sessions: Protect our communities with commitment to deport aliens.
    Linda McMahon: Integrated strategy for workforce skills development.
Principles & Values
    Donald Trump: Open-border socialism brings suffering, misery and decay.
    Mike Pence: When criticized about Jesus, I breath a prayer of praise.
    Thomas Perez: Trump 2016 Russian collusion was unprecedented treachery.
    Scott Pruitt: Double headline - Already Done.
    Scott Pruitt: Double headline - Already Done.
    Donald Trump: We are transferring power from Washington to the people.
    James Mattis: Dislikes nickname Mad Dog Mattis.
    Jeff Sessions: Total fidelity to the laws and the Constitution.
    Betsy DeVos: Chaired Michigan GOP; husband was 2006 Governor nominee.
Tax Reform
    Donald Trump: Comparison of Warren wealth tax to Trump wealth tax.
    Mike Quigley: Fully fund the IRS for staffing and cybersecurity.
    Steve Mnuchin: Extra $400M for IRS budget, IT, services, & staff.
    Steve Mnuchin: No net tax cut for the highest earners.
    Daniel Coats: China as well as Russia use cyber-attacks against democracy.
    Charles Schumer: Public-private partnerships allow "Trump tolls" for cronies.
    Elaine Chao: Make self-driving cars a reality, and quickly.
    Donald Trump: Let US companies work in China with proprietary technology.
    Larry Kudlow: China tariffs to stop transfer of intellectual property.
    Charles Schumer: $30B for NYC-NJ Gateway rail tunnel.
    Chris Christie: $30B for NYC-NJ Gateway rail tunnel.
    Donald Trump: No to $30B for NYC-NJ Gateway rail tunnel.
    Elaine Chao: NY-NJ Tunnel means less funding for other projects.
    Rodney Frelinghuysen: $30B for NYC-NJ Gateway rail tunnel.
    Ted Budd: Don't make 48 other states pay $30B for NY-NJ Tunnel.
    Donald Trump: Repeal internet privacy rules: let companies sell ad info.
    Donald Trump: Assign high-priority infrastructure projects.
    Donald Trump: New roads & airports & tunnels & railways all across America.
    Mike Pompeo: Re-establish collection of all metadata; make it searchable.
    Steve Mnuchin: Infrastructure bank to fund federal projects.
War & Peace
    James Mattis: Keep U.S. troops in Syria indefinitely to defeat ISIS.
    Donald Trump: If Venezuela unravels, why can't we invade?
    Donald Trump: Consider all options to restore Venezuela's democracy.
    John Bolton: Advocated violent regime change in Tehran and Pyongyang.
    Mike Pompeo: Cease US joint military exercises with South Korea.
    Mike Pompeo: OpEd: Supported Iraq war then & supports Iran war now.
    Mike Pompeo: Caution with history of deceit by North Korea.
    Rex Tillerson: Create right conditions for negotiations with North Korea.
    Donald Trump: 2016: secret plan to defeat ISIS; 2018: caliphate gone.
    Heritage Foundation: Stop ISIS from presenting itself as a credible government.
    James Mattis: Shift from war of attrition against ISIS to annihilation.
    James Mattis: North Korea must be stopped, but by diplomatic means.
    James Mattis: Iran is single most enduring threat to stability and peace.
    Mike Pompeo: I opposed Iran deal; I'll gather clear-eyed info about it.
    James Mattis: Supports the Iran nuclear agreement.
    Rex Tillerson: Opposed US sanctions against Russia over Crimea annexation.
    Rex Tillerson: Destroy the Islamic State; be wary of China's behavior.
    Donald Trump: Disallow North Korea from developing nuclear delivery system.
    James Mattis: Pentagon was aware that 2003 Iraq invasion was a mistake.
    John Bolton: To stop Iran's bomb, bomb Iran.
Welfare & Poverty
    Jeff Merkley: Protect entitlements from GOP budget cuts.
    Ben Carson: Housing integration is ok, but why must residents solve it?
    Ben Carson: Ideal is every person in a home; but we don't have the funds.
    Ben Carson: War on poverty perpetuates generational dependence.

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