Media coverage of the election can be overwhelming. At times, it can be difficult to ascertain the platform of the candidates from each side. To avoid confusion, here’s a rundown of the goals set by the Trump/Pence campaign.
Grow Number of Jobs
Trump has pledged to cut taxes to boost take home pay. His goal is to create 10 million new jobs in 10 months and create 1 million new small businesses.
Trump believes eradicating covid-19 can be accomplished by developing a vaccine by the end of 2020 so life can resume normally in 2021. Additionally, he believes the US should make all critical medicines and healthcare supplies.
End Reliance on China
Trump is a strong proponent of drastically reducing the amount of outsourcing the US does to China. He will give federal tax credits to companies who bring jobs back.
Cutting prescription drug costs, covering pre-existing conditions, protecting social security and medicare and providing quality healthcare for veterans are some of the ways Trump plans on reforming healthcare.
Trump has stated his intent to let children choose their school and also teach American exceptionalism.
Among other goals, Trump is seeking to put congressional term limits into place. He also wants to put more power back into people and state’s hands.
If re-elected, Trump will fully fund and hire more LEO’s. He will also increase the penalties for assaulting officers. Additionally, he pledges to bring extremist groups to justice.
Trump’s website states the following in regards to innovation for the future, “1. Launch Space Force, Establish Permanent Manned Presence on The Moon and Send the First Manned Mission to Mars 2. Build the World’s Greatest Infrastructure System 3. Win the Race to 5G and Establish a National High-Speed Wireless Internet Network 4. Continue to Lead the World in Access to the Cleanest Drinking Water and Cleanest Air, and 5. Partner with Other Nations to Clean Up our Planet’s Oceans.”
End Illegal Immigration
In terms of immigration, the website states the following goals, “1. Block Illegal Immigrants from 2. Becoming Eligible for Taxpayer-Funded Welfare, Healthcare, and Free College Tuition 3. Mandatory 4. Deportation for Non-Citizen Gang Members 5. Dismantle Human Trafficking Networks 6. End Sanctuary Cities to Restore our Neighborhoods and Protect our Families 7. Prohibit American Companies from Replacing United States Citizens with Lower-Cost Foreign Workers and 8. Require New Immigrants to Be Able to Support Themselves Financially.”
‘America First’ Foreign Policy
Trump’s website explains that this goal can be accomplished by ending wars, bringing US troops home and requiring allies to ‘pay their fair share’. Also, developing both cybersecurity and missile defense systems remains a priority.
Defend American Values
This section of the campaign website pledges to uphold the rights for unborn children, religious believers and organizations. It also speaks about preserving the right to bear arms.
If you’re interested in learning more about the Republican candidate’s platform, you can find additional information here.