To understand and track Trump's views, we've compiled a list of his past and present positions on issues since he announced his candidacy. - From NBC News
You have to be flexible, because you learn." In order to better understand what the Republican Party nominee believes today — and yesterday — this list offers a look at the billionaire real estate mogul's views since he announced his candidacy a year ago, along with any explanation the candidate has offered on the changes.
I said they might have to pay a little bit more than my proposal." "I said that I may have to increase on the wealthy — I'm not going to allow it to be increased on the middle class — now, if I increase it on the wealthy, that means they're still going to be paying less than they're paying now.
Trump senior economic adviser Larry Kudlow said Wednesday at an RNC event that the tax plan had been revised to only slash taxes by $3 trillion — a third of what was initially proposed — and lower the top individual tax rate to between 30-33 percent, up from the 25 percent initially proposed but below the current top tax rate of 39.6 percent.
In December, Trump started demanding that the US target the families of ISIS members in addition to "bombing the sh*t" out of the terrorist organization.
"We have to change our laws and we have to be able to fight at least on almost equal basis." When Blitzer reminded Trump that military leaders don't support torture and that it violates international agreements that the United States has signed, Trump called opposition to torture a "political decision." "I would say that the eggheads that came up with this international law should turn on their television and watch CNN right now, because I'm looking at scenes on CNN right now as I'm speaking to you that are absolutely atrocious," Trump said.