Trump-O-MeterTracking Trump's Campaign Promises
"If I become president, we're going to be saying Merry Christmas at every store. You can leave (happy holidays) at the corner. ...Other religions can do what they want.”
"The Trump plan will rewrite the tax code to allow working parents to deduct from their income taxes child care expenses for up to four children and elderly dependents."
"Everybody is getting a tax cut, especially the middle class."
"The Trump Plan will lower the business tax rate from 35 percent to 15 percent, and eliminate the corporate alternative minimum tax."
"The Trump Plan will collapse the current seven tax brackets to three brackets."
"This new tax code eliminates the marriage penalty and the Alternative Minimum Tax (AMT) while providing the lowest tax rate since before World War II."
"The 3.8 percent Obamacare tax on investment income will be repealed, as will the alternative minimum tax."
"As part of this reform, we will eliminate the carried interest deduction and other special interest loopholes that have been so good for Wall Street investors, and for people like me, but unfair to American workers."
"It can be done. ... It will take place and it will go relatively quickly. ... If you have the right people, like, in the agencies and the various people that do the balancing ... you can cut the numbers by two pennies and three pennies and balance a budget quickly and have a stronger and better country."
"It (The Donald J. Trump tax plan) will provide a deemed repatriation of corporate profits held offshore at a one-time tax rate of 10 percent."
"We're going to put our miners back to work."
"President Obama wants to change the name of Mt. McKinley to Denali after more than 100 years. Great insult to Ohio. I will change back!"
"As an example of the power structure I'm fighting, AT&T is buying Time Warner and thus CNN, a deal we will not approve in my administration because it's too much concentration of power in the hands of too few."
"My plan includes a pledge to restore manufacturing in the United States."
"Department of Environmental Protection. We are going to get rid of it in almost every form. We’re going to have little tidbits left, but we’re going to take a tremendous amount out."
"No family will have to pay the death tax."
"I will veto. I will unsign that (President Barack Obama's gun executive order) so fast."
"Largely we can eliminate the Department of Education."
"We will triple the number of ICE agents."
"Cancel visas to foreign countries that won’t take them back."