In the Works rulings on Trump-O-Meter
"If I'm elected president, I'm accepting no salary."
"We're going to cancel every needless job-killing regulation and put a moratorium on new regulations until our economy gets back on its feet."
"A hiring freeze on all federal employees to reduce federal workforce through attrition (exempting military, public safety, and public health)."
"I would defund it because of the abortion factor, which they say is 3 percent. I don't know what percentage it is. They say it's 3 percent. But I would defund it, because I'm pro-life."
"I want it built, but I want a piece of the profits."
“My plan will also ensure funding for historic black colleges and universities, more affordable two- and four-year college and support for trade and vocational education.”
“We’re going to put America first. That includes canceling billions in climate change spending for the United Nations."
“As soon as I take office I will ask Congress to fully eliminate the defense sequester and will submit a new budget to rebuild our military. It is so depleted. We will rebuild our military.”
“We are going to convene my top generals and give them a simple instruction. They will have 30 days to submit to the Oval Office a plan for soundly and quickly defeating ISIS. We have no choice.”
"We will move the American embassy to the eternal capital of the Jewish people, Jerusalem."
“We will build an active army around 540,000 as the army’s Chief of Staff has said he needs desperately and really must have to protect our country.”
"We will build a Marine Corps based on 36 battalions, which the Heritage Foundation notes is the minimum needed to deal with major contingencies – we have 23 now."
"We will build an Air Force of at least 1,200 fighter aircraft, which the Heritage Foundation again has shown to be needed to execute current missions."
"We will build a Navy of 350 surface ships and submarines as recommended by the bipartisan National Defense Panel."
"I think NATO's great. But it's got to be modernized. And countries that we're protecting have to pay what they're supposed to be paying."
"I would build a great wall, and nobody builds walls better than me, believe me, and I’ll build them very inexpensively. I will build a great great wall on our southern border and I’ll have Mexico pay for that wall."
“A Trump administration will stop illegal immigration, deport all criminal aliens, and save American lives.”
“We will reform legal immigration to serve the best interests of America and its workers, the forgotten people. Workers. We’re going to take care of our workers.”
"On my first day in office, I am also going to ask Congress to pass 'Kate’s Law' – named for Kate Steinle – to ensure that criminal aliens convicted of illegal re-entry receive strong mandatory minimum sentences."
"End birthright citizenship."