Where They Stand – The Oracle

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Health Care- According to the Trump reelection website, Trump has worked to improve access to affordable quality health care. Trump repealed the individual mandate which required people to buy insurance. He signed a six year extension of the Children’s Health Insurance Program. The administration aims to cover all pre-existing conditions, protect social security, and protect healthcare for veterans. 

Climate Change- Donald Trump’s campaign website says that “President Trump has approved the infrastructure and provided the resources needed to unleash oil and gas production in the U.S. The administration approved the Keystone XL and Dakota Access pipelines, supporting an estimated total of 42,000 jobs and $2 billion in wages. President Trump rescinded President Obamas costly Clean Power Plan and instead has proposed the Affordable Clean Energy Rule. In addition to the Clean Power Plan, the Trump administration has rescinded many costly Obama-Era regulations.

Abortion- Donald Trump cut funding for planned parenthood. He reinstated and expanded the ban on American tax money paying for abortion in foreign countries. He also has consistently referred to himself as pro-life and he actively supports the Catholic nuns known as Little Sisters of the Poor. Trump has defended the sisters from Obama-era regulations that forced the sisters to provide health insurance that covered abortion indu....

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