Books by and about 2020 presidential candidates|
| Crippled America,|
by Donald J. Trump (2015)
by Cory Booker (2016)
| The Truths We Hold,|
by Kamala Harris (2019)
| Smart on Crime,|
by Kamala Harris (2010)
| Guide to Political Revolution,|
by Bernie Sanders (2017)
| Where We Go From Here,|
by Bernie Sanders (2018)
| Promise Me, Dad ,|
by Joe Biden (2017)
|Conscience of a Conservative,|
by Jeff Flake (2017)
| Two Paths,|
by Gov. John Kasich (2017)
|Every Other Monday,|
by Rep. John Kasich (2010)
|Courage is Contagious,|
by John Kasich (1998)
| Shortest Way Home,|
by Pete Buttigieg (2019)
| The Book of Joe ,|
by Jeff Wilser (2019; biography of Joe Biden)
by Michelle Obama (2018)
| Our Revolution,|
by Bernie Sanders (2016)
| This Fight Is Our Fight,|
by Elizabeth Warren (2017)
| Higher Loyalty,|
by James Comey (2018)
| The Making of Donald Trump,|
by David Cay Johnston (2017)
| Higher Loyalty ,|
by James Comey (2018)
| Trump vs. Hillary On The Issues ,|
by Jesse Gordon (2016)
| Outsider in the White House,|
by Bernie Sanders (2015)
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Promises Kept / Promises Broken
Comparison of Trump campaign vs. Trump Administration
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from Trump: Promises Kept / Promises Broken (number of quotes indicated):
- Barack Obama (1) Democratic President (elected 2008)
- Donald Trump (34) Republican Presidential incumbent
- James Mattis (1) Defense Secretary 2017-2018
- Larry Kudlow (1) Connecticut Council of Economic Advisers
- Republican Party (1)
OR click on an issue category below for a subset.
- CNBC, "Kudlow says US will pay for China tariffs, contradicting Trump," 5/12/2019
- Politico.com, "Trump punts health care until after 2020," by Quint Forgey and John Bresnahan, 4/01/2019
- NBC Fact Check, "10 falsehoods" Dec 20, 2018
- Toronto Star, "Border Wall," Dec 29, 2017
- New York Magazine, "Trump Tries to Make Tax Cuts for Rich People Sound Populist," by Eric Levitz, Aug 30, 2017
- (More source citations to come)
| OnTheIssues.org excerpts: (click on issues for details)
Budget & Economy|
Donald Trump: FactCheck: Economy turned around before Trump took office.
Donald Trump: FactCheck: No, steel & auto investments aren't skyrocketing.
Donald Trump: More penalties for violence against police.
Energy & Oil|
Donald Trump: Represent Pittsburgh, not Paris: Coal over climate agreement.
Donald Trump: I said it was obsolete, but NATO is no longer obsolete.
Donald Trump: NATO: apply new solutions to face new circumstances.
Donald Trump: Other countries should follow UK in leaving EU.
Donald Trump: NATO is obsolete; it doesn't fight terrorism.
James Mattis: NATO alliance is essential for America's security.
Donald Trump: Supports construction of Israeli settlements in West Bank.
Donald Trump: Says China is paying BIG TARIFFS, but U.S. consumers pay.
Larry Kudlow: With tariffs, US consumers suffer but China suffers more.
Donald Trump: FactCheck: No, tariffs won't "make America rich again".
Donald Trump: Trade wars are good; tariffs on steel and aluminum.
Donald Trump: Put American firms first in federal contracts.
Donald Trump: Review WTO exceptions to federal contract purchases.
Donald Trump: Republicans will always support Pre-Existing Conditions.
Donald Trump: FactCheck: Opposed ObamaCare's pre-existing condition law.
Donald Trump: We have gutted ObamaCare by ending individual mandate.
Donald Trump: OpEd: Ordered healthcare associations, but no follow-up.
Donald Trump: Ensure U.S. nuclear arsenal is at the top of the pack.
Barack Obama: Don't pursue nuclear warheads with new military capabilities.
Donald Trump: Expand US nuclear capability; we're falling behind.
Donald Trump: FactCheck: No, Obama didn't separate families at the border.
Donald Trump: One year in: only 200 feet of prototype order wall built.
Donald Trump: Revamp H-1B from just a cheap labor program.
Donald Trump: Revamp guest-worker program, even those used in Trump hotels.
Donald Trump: Protect America by banning refugees from terrorist countries.
Donald Trump: Strip federal grant money to sanctuary cities.
Donald Trump: Hire 5,000 more Border Patrol agents on Mexican border.
Donald Trump: 1991: Reagan tax cut a catastrophe; 2017: Reagan led economy.
Donald Trump: OpEd: 1986 tax reform was revenue-neutral; 2017 reform isn't.
Republican Party: OpEd: 1986 tax reform was bipartisan; 2017 reform isn't.
Donald Trump: Assign high-priority infrastructure projects.
War & Peace|
Donald Trump: One-time missile strike in response to Syria chemical attack.
Donald Trump: OpEd: now believes that US has national interest in Syria.
Donald Trump: Stay out of Syria, and keep Syrians out of America.
Donald Trump: 2013: warned Obama against bombing Syria; 2017: bombed Syria.
The above quotations are from Promises Kept / Promises Broken
Comparison of Trump campaign vs. Trump Administration.