Hillary Clinton served as secretary of state, campaigned for presidency in 2008 and served on the Senate for eight years. She also spent time in the White House during her husband’s presidency. Clinton is opposed to the Trans-Pacific Partnership free trade agreement as well as the Keystone XL pipeline. She plans to raise taxes on capital gains and raise wages for working families. Clinton is also a strong advocate for the lessening of racial tension and building of economic opportunity.
Donald Trump is a successful businessman and was the host of “The Apprentice” for 11 years prior to declaring himself as a candidate for presidency. Trump was a Republican before 1999, but registered as a Democrat from 2001-2009 and supported universal healthcare. He plans to reform taxes into brackets and phase out any deductions that are not charitable or mortgage related, expand programs for those with mental health issues and increase border crossing regulations, including the building of a wall across the U.S.-Mexican border.
Houston GOP presidential debate
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