Trump-O-MeterTracking Trump's Campaign Promises
"We need to reform our mental health programs and institutions in this country."
"That’s why I have a concealed carry permit and why tens of millions of Americans do, too. That permit should be valid in all 50 states.”
"Immediately add an additional federal investment of $20 billion towards school choice."
"We are going to ask every department head and government to provide a list of wasteful spending projects that we can eliminate in my first 100 days."
"I'm going to open up our libel laws so when they write purposely negative and horrible and false articles, we can sue them and win lots of money.”
“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."
“This deal if I win will be a totally different deal. This will be a totally different deal.”
“They should build a safe zone. Take a big piece of land in Syria and they have plenty of land, believe me. Build a safe zone for all these people, because I have a heart, I mean these people, it’s horrible to watch, But, they shouldn’t come over here. We should build a safe zone.”
Speaking of ISIS, "We're losing a lot of people because of the Internet and we have to do something. We have to go see Bill Gates and a lot of different people that really understand what's happening. We have to talk to them, maybe in certain areas closing that Internet up in some way. Somebody will say, 'oh, freedom of speech, freedom of speech.' These are foolish people… we've got to maybe do something with the Internet because they (ISIS) are recruiting by the thousands, they are leaving our country and then when they come back, we take them back."
“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’re going to keep, as you know, Gitmo, we’re keeping that open."
“I would bring back waterboarding, and I’d bring back a hell of a lot worse than waterboarding,”
“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.”
“One of my first acts as president will be to establish a commission on radical Islam which will include reformist voices in the Muslim community who will hopefully work with us."
"We will move the American embassy to the eternal capital of the Jewish people, Jerusalem."
“The president’s one-sided deal for Cuba and with Cuba benefits only the Castro regime but all the concessions that Barack Obama has granted the Castro Regime was done through executive order, which means they can be undone and that is what I intend to do unless the Castro Regime meets our demands.”
"We’re going to cancel the Paris Climate Agreement and stop all payments of U.S. tax dollars to U.N. global warming programs.”
“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."