President Donald Trump

DETAILS: President Donald Trump

ISSUES: President Donald Trump

FOR

Military

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Both sides support the soldiers, but differ in how much spending and size should go into the active military force.

DETAILS:

FOR Republicans

See the military as integral to security. They support growing and funding military branches and operations as well as improving the care of veterins. source

FOR Democrats

Democrats support the military and call for more robust support programs for veterans. They want to cut back on large scale military maneuvers, finding them dangerous and costly.

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Health Care

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There is an ongoing controversy on how to address rising healthcare costs for Americans.

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FOR Republicans

Republicans have put forth a 68-page bill that is focused on Choice and Competition in the public healthcare marketplace. Some plans include loosening rules on health savings accounts and allowing businesses more freedoms in insuring their employees. source

FOR Democrats

Democrats primarily back a Medicare for All Plan, which would insure everyone has insurance and that costs were controlled. source

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FOR

Trade

Both parties support stronger trade deals with foreign countries. Each party has a different focus on the matter.

DETAILS:

FOR Republicans

Wants strong protections and the ability to negotiate- or walk away- from any trade deal that does not benefit the American people. Strategies include aggressive trade deals and focusing trade efforts on countries that share our values. source

FOR Democrats

Wants strong protections when dealing with foreign trade, so our government can set rules in place that protect our environment, jobs, food safety, and health. source

LOBBYISTS:


    AGAINST

    Impeachment

    House of Representatives has the power to bring charges of impeachment, and afterward the Senate has the power to try the impeachment. Conviction in the Senate requires a two-thirds supermajority vote of those present. The result of conviction is removal from office.

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    AGAINST Republicans

    Republicans are against an impeachment inquiry into President Trump.

    FOR Democrats

    Democrats are in favor of an impeachment inquiry into President Trump.

    LOBBYISTS:


      AGAINST

      Voting

      There are various aspects to voting that are in contention. Two popular topics are securing the ballots and if a popular vote should replace electoral votes.

      DETAILS:

      AGAINST Republicans

      Against Popular vote. Republicans support greater transparency, stronger security, and a paper ballot. They strongly oppose a popular vote because they feel it would make ballot boxes and technology more vulnerable to exploitation. source

      FOR Democrats

      For popular vote. Democrats support further funding of HAVA and updating equipment to support more secure paper ballots. They believe everyone has a right to vote, including people who have already served their time for past legal transgressions. There is also a movement to push for a National Popular Vote instead of an electoral vote because it is more in line with the voice of those voting. source

      LOBBYISTS:


        AGAINST

        Impeachment

        House of Representatives has the power to bring charges of impeachment, and afterward the Senate has the power to try the impeachment. Conviction in the Senate requires a two-thirds supermajority vote of those present. The result of conviction is removal from office.

        DETAILS:

        AGAINST Republicans

        Republicans are against an impeachment inquiry into President Trump.

        FOR Democrats

        Democrats are in favor of an impeachment inquiry into President Trump.

        LOBBYISTS:


          FOR

          Military

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          Both sides support the soldiers, but differ in how much spending and size should go into the active military force.

          DETAILS:

          FOR Republicans

          See the military as integral to security. They support growing and funding military branches and operations as well as improving the care of veterins. source

          FOR Democrats

          Democrats support the military and call for more robust support programs for veterans. They want to cut back on large scale military maneuvers, finding them dangerous and costly.

          LOBBYISTS:


          FOR

          Health Care

          $
          There is an ongoing controversy on how to address rising healthcare costs for Americans.

          DETAILS:

          FOR Republicans

          Republicans have put forth a 68-page bill that is focused on Choice and Competition in the public healthcare marketplace. Some plans include loosening rules on health savings accounts and allowing businesses more freedoms in insuring their employees. source

          FOR Democrats

          Democrats primarily back a Medicare for All Plan, which would insure everyone has insurance and that costs were controlled. source

          LOBBYISTS:


          AGAINST

          Voting

          There are various aspects to voting that are in contention. Two popular topics are securing the ballots and if a popular vote should replace electoral votes.

          DETAILS:

          AGAINST Republicans

          Against Popular vote. Republicans support greater transparency, stronger security, and a paper ballot. They strongly oppose a popular vote because they feel it would make ballot boxes and technology more vulnerable to exploitation. source

          FOR Democrats

          For popular vote. Democrats support further funding of HAVA and updating equipment to support more secure paper ballots. They believe everyone has a right to vote, including people who have already served their time for past legal transgressions. There is also a movement to push for a National Popular Vote instead of an electoral vote because it is more in line with the voice of those voting. source

          LOBBYISTS:


            FOR

            Trade

            Both parties support stronger trade deals with foreign countries. Each party has a different focus on the matter.

            DETAILS:

            FOR Republicans

            Wants strong protections and the ability to negotiate- or walk away- from any trade deal that does not benefit the American people. Strategies include aggressive trade deals and focusing trade efforts on countries that share our values. source

            FOR Democrats

            Wants strong protections when dealing with foreign trade, so our government can set rules in place that protect our environment, jobs, food safety, and health. source

            LOBBYISTS:


              DONORS/LOBBYISTS:
                • Company
                • Amount
                • LOCKHEED MARTIN CORPORATION
                • $1m
                • QUALCOMM, INCORPORATED
                • $1m
                • Quicken Loans Inc.
                • $750k
                • JPMORGAN CHASE HOLDINGS LLC
                • $500k
                • BP AMERICA, INC
                • $500k
                • Google LLC
                • $285k
                • PEPSICO, INC
                • $270.7k
                • Comcast Corporation
                • $250k
                • Northrop Grumman Corporation
                • $100k
                • AFLAC INCORPORATED
                • $100k
              Based on the July 2019 report, next report due August 20th.