Critics of Donald Trump speak dismissively of his bombastic persona, his roots in reality TV, his crude (but effective) attacks on his opponents in the Republican primaries, and his raw, gut-level appeal to supporters. All of these objections are understandable. But they ignore the fact that Trump has positions on political issues which for the most part put him in the conservative camp and which, if followed through on, would benefit the country greatly. Click on any of the links below and watch the speeches — or just read the transcripts. Underneath that sizzle there's a lot of steak.
"Countless Americans who have died in recent years would be alive today if not for the open border policies of this administration..."
"Today, I’m going to outline a plan for American economic revival – it is a bold, ambitious, forward-looking plan to massively increase jobs..."
"I am proposing a new foreign policy focused on advancing America’s core national interests, promoting regional stability, and producing an easing of..."
"The Democratic Party has failed and betrayed the African-American community. Democratic crime policies, education policies..."