Hillary Clinton And Donald Trump

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The 2016 presidential election came down to a race between democratic Hillary Clinton and republican Donald Trump. Clinton was born on October 26, 1947 in Chicago, Illinois. She served as the 67th Secretary of State. Hillary is married to the former United States President Bill Clinton and they have one daughter, Chelsea Clinton. Trump was born on June 19, 1946 in Queens, New York City. He was a businessman, owning The Trump Organization. He is currently married to Melania Trump. His children are Donald, Ivanka, Eric, Tiffany, and Barron Trump. (“Trump and Clinton”)
Were Trump and Clinton qualified to be the president of the United States of America? A person must be either a natural born citizen or born in the United States. The person
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Clinton was pro-choice, while Trump was pro-life. Trump took a strong stand on building a wall on the Mexican border and wanting to transport all illegal immigrants back to their country. Clinton on the other hand supported a way for those illegal immigrants to become citizens. Clinton was in favor of enlarging the gun control and Trump was totally against gun control. Trump wanted to lower taxes for every income bracket while Clinton wanted to raise taxes for homes that had high incomes. Clinton wanted to extend Obamacare and Trump wanted to totally abandon it, allowing insurance to be sold across state lines. Trump was in favor of outlawing abortions unless it was a case of rape or endangerment of the mother’s life. Clinton was not in opposition of restrictions on late-term abortions. Clinton wanted the minimum wage to be raised to $12 across the nation, while Trump wanted to let each state set the minimum. (“Donald Trump vs Hillary Clinton”)
The typical voter for Trump was a educated white man who was non-college. Clinton, on the other hand, had a much more diverse support base. Her typical voter was a professional white woman. What made this interesting is that the educated white women have been an emerging part of the voters and the non-college white men have been dwindling for years. However, it was said that the Republicans would have much hope due to the working white men turning
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The most outstanding theory of them all was simply that voters wanted change. Even though many of the things Trump said seemed to be inconsistent, that did not matter to the voters. Not only was it a desire for change, but also the voters being angry, fearful, deprived economically, etc. The issues of racism and white supremacy also were a large part of Trump winning the election. From the post-election data, the American people were more divided on political issues than any other time since the Civil War. Most definitely without the Electoral College, Hillary Clinton would have won the election. Many said that she was better at governing and making things happen than actually running for a job. She did not seem to connect well with crowds and actually struggled to be impulsive and seem real. (Don

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