Donald Trump

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Current President of the United States,
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Donald J. Trump was sworn in as the 45th president of the United States on January 20, 2017 for his four year term. Before becoming a politician, he was a successful billionaire real estate entrepreneur and businessman.

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LGBT Equality

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means that I have passionately opposed Donald J. Trump and pioneered marriage equality, that I support legalized drugs, criminal-justice reform, more redistribution of wealth, aggressive action against climate change, police reform, a realist foreign policy, and laws to protect transgender people from discrimination.

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Student Debt Cancellation

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A federal court ordered the discharge of student loans under an Obama-era borrower defense rule for the first time on the same day that a vote to override President Trump's veto related to the same rule failed in the House.

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Planned Parenthood

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The advocacy arm of Planned Parenthood, a frequent target for Republicans, endorsed Joe Biden on Monday, calling Trump "dangerous" after pledging to spend $45 million this cycle, three times what the group spent in 2016.

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Oil Drilling

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Could this mean President Trump created a phony emergency and risked war with Iran to help his embattled friends (described in my previous blog) in the shale oil industry?

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Military Spending

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While Trump has long insisted that Germany must step up defense spending, Merkel has stood her ground on a broad range of issues, insisting on a multi-lateral, rules-based approach to global economic affairs and on a pipeline that is to carry Russian gas to Germany despite U.S. opposition.

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Universal Basic Income

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Even if this first draft of UBI does not last past the pandemic, the Trump administration has normalized the practice of giving every American a check solely for existing.

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Government Regulation

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Hoping that you believe a common myth about federal regulation, the president's critics will proclaim that "Trump is trying to kill you" with deregulation by dirtying the air and water.

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Welfare

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Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel continued her criticism of President Trump on Friday, claiming he had "risked the health, safety and welfare" of all Michiganders by removing his mask during a tour of a Ford Motor Co. factory in the state Tuesday.

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European Union

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After the Senate voted to acquit Trump on the House impeachment charges, Trump fired or reassigned a number of individuals who had cooperated with the congressional investigation - including his ambassador to the European Union, Gordon Sondland, and Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman, a Ukraine expert who worked on the National Security Council.

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Government Interference

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The senior State Department official expressed concern that the Trump administration was working to eviscerate all government oversight.

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Nationalism

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To Trump's credit, he bulldozed his way into the hearts and minds of white working-class voters with a message of nationalism and populism -- barely winning all three states with a combined victory margin of just under 80,000 votes.

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Environmental Regulations

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From the Iran nuclear deal to the Trans Pacific Partnership, from environmental regulations to the Affordable Care Act, Trump has always seemed to be on a mission to erase his predecessor's legacy.

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Marijuana Legalization

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Trump sets up states' rights battle; most conservative governors surrender Linn County Attorney Jerry Vander Sanden doesn't like marijuana.

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Mandatory Prison Sentences

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Cheney defends Fauci: 'We need his expertise' to defeat coronavirus MORE's former campaign chairman, Paul ManafortPaul John ManafortFlynn documents are the 'smoking gun' on Comey's FBI Former Trump campaign aide asks to finish prison sentence at home, citing coronavirus Trump calls FBI investigators in Russia probe 'human scum' MORE, was released from prison Wednesday to serve the rest of his sentence at home because of worries about the coronavirus pandemic, his lawyer told CBS News.

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United Nations

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During a White House press briefing with Trump earlier this week, Giroir claimed the U.S. is leading the world on testing and surpassing nations such as South Korea.

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ICE

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Since March, when Trump declared a national emergency over the coronavirus, the administration has cut the population of detained kids and families by about 2,400, according to data from the Office of Refugee Resettlement, or ORR, the agency in the HHS department that Congress charged with the care and placement of unaccompanied migrant minors, and Immigration and Customs Enforcement, which detains migrant kids with their parents.

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Death Penalty

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What Trump's done: Demanded 'treason' charge and insinuated McCabe should get death penalty

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Travel Ban

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Health experts have criticized the travel ban and other aspects of Trump's response, including the inability to ramp up testing.

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Social Security Privatization

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Trump has been calling for a cut to the tax, which is paid by employers and workers and funds Social Security and Medicare.

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Coal Mining

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'Don't forget about coal,' Trump says.

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Gun Control

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Kurt Bardella, a political analyst and Trump critic who bested McEnany in a debate on gun control on MSNBC, said: "Kayleigh is very on point, succinct, direct and speaks with a lot of confidence and comfort from the podium.

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DACA

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She remained a champion of DACA -- suing the Trump administration to defend the program -- in her next job.

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Government Spending

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Negotiations over government spending have broken down twice during the Trump administration, notably resulting in a record 35-day partial government shutdown in 2018-2019.

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Taxes

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The cases the court will hear include President Donald Trump's effort to shield tax and other financial records and whether presidential electors have to cast their Electoral College ballots for the candidate who wins the popular vote in their state.

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Electoral College

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Among the remaining cases set to be heard remotely are a dispute over Obamacare's contraception mandate, which will be argued Wednesday, as well as closely watched fights over subpoenas for President Trump's financial records and a case involving the Electoral College, which will take place next week.

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Protectionist Trade

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Mr. Trump acknowledged last week that a new round of tariffs he is considering might jeopardize his trade deal with China, but he said addressing the pandemic crisis is now more important.

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LGBT Rights

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Robert Jeffress, a pastor and member of Donald Trump's "Evangelicals for Trump" coalition, has described same-sex marriages as "counterfeit" and blamed them for a decline in the number of couples choosing to marry.

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Iran

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President TrumpDonald John TrumpMajor hotel group to return millions in PPP funding Trump administration's 'Operation Warp Speed' looking at 14 potential COVID-19 vaccines to fast-track Tlaib, Lowenthal pen op-ed asking Trump administration to release aid to Palestinians to fight COVID-19 MORE withdrew the United States from the nuclear deal in 2018 and has re-imposed harsh sanctions on Iran.

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Sanctuary Cities

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At a press conference last Wednesday, Mr Trump said: "I don't think you should have sanctuary cities if they get that kind of aid.

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Illegal Immigration

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Trump's team hopes to target Biden, particularly over China once the pandemic wanes, along with trade deals and some of the more liberal policy positions he committed to during the Democratic debates, such as health care for undocumented immigrants.;Trump aides have been discussing attacks that range from going after Biden for not supporting the raid on Osama bin Laden to supporting taxpayer-funded health care for illegal immigrants and supporting the Green New Deal and its champion liberal freshman Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., according to Republican officials.

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The Green New Deal

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Trump aides have been discussing attacks that range from going after Biden for not supporting the raid on Osama bin Laden to supporting taxpayer-funded health care for illegal immigrants and supporting the Green New Deal and its champion liberal freshman Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., according to Republican officials.

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Anti-Discrimination Laws

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In a transparent ploy intended to dissuade immigrant households from cooperating with the census, the Trump administration sought to add a question asking the citizenship status of everyone in a household, ostensibly to collect data that could help enforce anti-discrimination laws.

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Abortion

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The group has been instrumental in promoting Mr. Trump's judicial picks, many of whom spent their careers openly engaged in causes that have been important to Republicans, such as opposition to gay marriage and to government funding for abortion, The Times found.

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Border Wall

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"President Trump has brushed aside questions about the loss of the chamber entirely, ridiculing losing incumbents by name, while continuing to demand Congress fund a border wall despite his party losing many of their most diverse districts.

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Universal Healthcare

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While health insurance is a concern for Americans, its current value is lower since Medicaid is paying for coronavirus tests for the uninsured, and the Trump administration is using a portion of the $175 billion hospital fund to cover coronavirus treatments for the uninsured.

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Socialized Healthcare

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CBS News political unit associate producers Sarah Ewall-Wice and Eleanor Watson note a review of the Facebook ad library found many of the ads that Biden has aired on the social network over the past month involve "healing" the soul of the nation, taking on Mr. Trump, teasing his VP pick, defeating the NRA, protecting Obamacare, touting endorsements and meeting fundraising goals.

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