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U.S. Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump supporters carry a banner at the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Ohio, U.S. July 21, 2016. REUTERS/Mike Segar

Surprise: Trump Team Has No Idea On Policy Specifics

“’Isn’t Mr. Trump bad on trade?’” he said someone would ask. “‘Yes, but we’re going to fix it. Don’t worry.’ ‘Isn’t his tax plan a problem that’s going to lose $12 trillion?’ ‘Yes, but we’ll fix it. Don’t worry.'”

July 22, 2016
An anti-Trump mask and sign sit outside Republican National Committee headquarters in Washington, May 12, 2016. REUTERS/Jim Bourg

Trump Taps Climate Change Skeptic As Energy Adviser, Pushes Back On Taxes

Trump is building out his policy proposals as he pivots from campaigning for his party’s nomination to the general election, including tapping experts in various fields. Among those he has asked for help is U.S. Republican Representative Kevin Cramer of North Dakota, one of the country’s most ardent oil and gas drilling advocates and climate change skeptics.

May 13, 2016
Republican U.S. presidential candidate businessman Donald Trump and rival candidate Senator Ted Cruz (R) cross paths during a break at the Fox Business Network Republican presidential candidates debate in North Charleston, South Carolina January 14, 2016. REUTERS/Chris Keane

Cruz And Trump’s Foreign Policy Advisors Are Unsurprisingly Bad

Trump’s understanding of U.S. power projection around the world as a money drain—and his proposed solution of a tribute payment solution—reflects a childish understanding of geopolitics.

March 22, 2016

Obama Approves Sending 1,500 More Troops To Iraq

Additional troops and advisors will be sent to Iraq to fight IS militants.

November 7, 2014