10 Charts Show Where Donald Trump Stands on the Issues

With so many interviews, press conferences, tweets, Instagrams and Facebooks, it’s hard to keep track of where presidential candidate Donald Trump stands on the issues.

And even if you could keep track, a lot of what he says doesn’t quite make sense. To cut through the noise, here are ten charts that visualize Donald Trump’s political platform to help you make sense of this fascinating and complicated American.


Donald Trump on War

“He’s a war hero because he was captured. I like people that weren’t captured.”

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Donald Trump on Women


Donald Trump on the Environment

“It’s freezing and snowing in New York. We need global warming!”

“The concept of global warming was created by and for the Chinese in order to make U.S. manufacturing non-competitive.”

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Donald Trump on Immigration

“When Mexico sends its people, they’re not sending their best. They’re sending people that have lots of problems…they’re bringing drugs, they’re bringing crime. They’re rapists.”

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Donald Trump on Race Relations

“I have a great relationship with the Blacks. I’ve always had a great relationship with the Blacks.”

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Donald Trump on Fiscal Responsibility

“The only kind of people I want counting my money are little short guys that wear yarmulkes every day.”

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Donald Trump on Foreign Policy

On Muammar Qaddafi: “I don’t want to use the word ‘screwed’, but I screwed him.”

On staying in Iraq: “stay and we keep the oil.”

On China: “I beat China all the time.”

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Donald Trump on Public Relations

“Mr. Trump speaks for Mr. Trump and nobody but Mr. Trump speaks for him,” a campaign source told CNN.

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How Donald Trump Stands Out

“I think the only difference between me and the other candidates is that I’m more honest and my women are more beautiful.”

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Donald Trump on Free Trade

“Free trade is terrible. Free trade can be wonderful if you have smart people. But we have stupid people.”

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Donald Trump on his Competition

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Sarah Cooper

Sarah Cooper is a writer and comedian whose work has appeared on Huffington Post and Business Insider. She is an expert in career and relationship advice for people who like to laugh.

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