Donald Trump
Republican

Donald Trump's policies onJobs & Economy

General
1 Bring China to the bargaining table by immediately declaring it a currency manipulator 0
2 Force China to uphold intellectual property laws 0
3 Put an end to China’s illegal export subsidies and lax labor and environmental standards 0
4 Mandate a 15% tax for outsourcing jobs 0
5 Create a dynamic booming economy that will create 25 million new jobs over the next decade 0
6 Reform policies with a pro-growth tax plan, a new modern regulatory framework, an America-First trade policy, an unleashed American energy plan, and the "penny plan" 0
7 Boost growth to 3.5 percent per year on average 0
Energy
8 Unleash America’s $50 trillion in untapped shale, oil, and natural gas reserves, plus hundreds of years in clean coal reserves 0
9 Become independent of any need to import energy from the OPEC cartel or any nations hostile to our interests 0
10 Open onshore and offshore leasing on federal lands, eliminate moratorium on coal leasing, and open shale energy deposits 0
11 Encourage the use of natural gas and other American energy resources 0
12 Rescind all job-destroying Obama executive actions 0
Infrastructure
13 Introduce a deficit-neutral plan targeting substantial new infrastructure investments 0
14 Pursue an "America’s Infrastructure First" policy 0
15 Refocus government spending on American infrastructure and away from the Obama-Clinton globalization agenda 0
16 Provide maximum flexibility to the states 0
17 Create thousands of new jobs in construction, steel manufacturing, and other sectors 0
18 Put American steel made by American workers into the backbone of America’s infrastructure 0
19 Leverage new revenues and work with financing authorities, public-private partnerships, and other prudent funding opportunities 0
20 Harness market forces to help attract new private infrastructure investments through a deficit-neutral system of infrastructure tax credits 0
21 Implement a bold, visionary plan for a cost-effective system of roads, bridges, tunnels, airports, railroads, ports and waterways, and pipelines 0
22 Link increases in spending to reforms that streamline permitting and approvals, improve the project delivery system, and cut wasteful spending 0
23 Employ incentive-based contracting to ensure projects are on time and on budget 0
24 Approve private sector energy infrastructure projects to better connect American coal and shale energy production with markets and consumers 0
25 Work with Congress to modernize our airports and air traffic control systems, end long wait times, and reform the FAA and TSA 0
26 Incorporate new technologies and innovations into our national transportation system 0
27 Make clean water a high priority 0
28 Link increased investments with positive reforms to infrastructure programs that reduce waste and cut costs 0
Trade
29 Place a 45% tariff on Chinese exports to the United States 0
30 Withdraw from the Trans-Pacific Partnership 0
31 Impose a 35% import tax on Mexican border 0
32 Impose a 20% tax on all imported goods 0
33 Appoint tough and smart trade negotiators to fight on behalf of American workers 0
34 Direct the Secretary of Commerce to identify every violation of trade agreements a foreign country is currently using to harm our workers 0
35 Tell NAFTA partners that we intend to immediately renegotiate the terms of that agreement 0
36 Instruct the Treasury Secretary to label China a currency manipulator 0
37 Instruct the U.S. Trade Representative to bring trade cases against China 0
38 Use every lawful presidential power to remedy trade disputes if China does not stop its illegal activities 0