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“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."
"That means reversing two of the worst legacies of the Clinton years...First, the North American Free Trade Agreement, or NAFTA. Second, China's entry into the World Trade Organization."
“We can provide six weeks of paid maternity leave to any mother with a newborn child whose employer does not provide the benefit.”
“Real change begins with immediately repealing and replacing the disaster known as Obamacare."
"I am totally in favor of vaccines. But I want smaller doses over a longer period of time" to avoid possible links to Autism.
“The insurance companies are getting rich off health care and health insurance and everything having to do with health. We’re going to end that. We’re going to take out the artificial boundaries, the artificial lines. We’re going to get a plan where people compete, free enterprise.”
"Allow individuals to fully deduct health insurance premium payments from their tax returns under the current tax system."
"Allow individuals to use Health Savings Accounts (HSAs). Contributions into HSAs should be tax-free and should be allowed to accumulate."
"Our elected representatives in the House and Senate must ... block-grant Medicaid to the states. Nearly every state already offers benefits beyond what is required in the current Medicaid structure."
"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."
"We have at least 11 million people in this country that came in illegally. They will go out. They will come back — some will come back, the best, through a process. They have to come back legally. They have to come back through a process, and it may not be a very quick process, but I think that’s very fair, and very fine."
"We will end the sanctuary cities that have resulted in so many needless deaths. Cities that refuse to cooperate with federal authorities will not receive taxpayer dollars, and we will work with Congress to pass legislation to protect those jurisdictions that do assist federal authorities.”
“Donald J. Trump is calling for a total and complete shutdown of Muslims entering the United States until our country's representatives can figure out what the hell is going on.”
Have mandatory minimum sentences for criminals caught trying to re-enter the United States illegally
"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."
“I'm putting the people on notice that are coming here from Syria, as part of this mass migration, that if I win, if I win, they're going back.”
"End birthright citizenship."
"Increase fees on all border crossing cards – of which we issue about 1 million to Mexican nationals each year (a major source of visa overstays)."
"The 'Penny Plan' would reduce non-defense, non-safety net spending by one percent of the previous year’s total each year. Over 10 years, the plan will reduce spending (outlays) by almost $1 trillion without touching defense or entitlement spending."
“We're bringing it (the GDP) from 1 percent up to 4 percent. And I actually think we can go higher than 4 percent. I think you can go to 5 percent or 6 percent.”