SubCatTrump

Themes in Trump Questions

Many questions in this category---namely those sorted under “Resistance”---have to do with issues addressed elsewhere, such as health care and climate change, and candidates’ plans to resist the harmful actions of the Trump administration. However, some also asked about resisting the Trump administration more generally, seeking to understand how much leverage candidates believe we have in Illinois and the strategy they would pursue as governor, vis a vis the Administration.

Realistically, how much leverage do candidates believe they would have on this issue [Protecting Illinois residents from the effects of the Trump Administration’s policies], and how would they use it?
What do you think is the best strategy to resist the incursion on our civil rights that the Trump administration has set in motion? This is a hydra-like question because the incursions are multi-faceted.
What will you do to be an outspoken critic of Donald Trump and protect IL residents from the negative fallout of his agenda (especially re healthcare)?

"Trump" Questions

What is the issue that you would like candidates to address

What is a question on this issue you would like answered (if you have one)?

Russia

Did trump collide with Russia to get elected

Stopping Trump's agenda what can we do

Education

Environmental issues

Steps to address global warming and pollution

Preservation of our democracy on all fronts.

What do you think is the best strategy to resist the incursion on our civil rights that the Trump administration has set in motion? This is a hydra-like question because the incursions are multi-faceted.

environmental assault by Trump Administration

What specific actions can I (each person) take to stop Trump's environmental assault?

Women’s rights

What will you do to protect women’s rights and fight the current administration’s roll-back of them?

climate change

Given the Trump administrations' views on saving the planet, what can we do as a state to reduce carbon emissions?

Trump

How do you feel about Trump?

Russian investigation

How would you protect Mueller

Protecting Illinois residents from the dismal impact of Donald Trump's agenda

What will you do to be an outspoken critic of Donald Trump and protect IL residents from the negative fallout of his agenda (especially re healthcare)?

The First Amendment

What will you do to protect this amendment from the current administration?

reproductive rights

Will you ensure IL continues to protect a woman's right to choose, regardless of changes at the federal level?

IL's ability to resist federal mandates such as repressive policies toward immigrants, voter identification demands, etc.

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Health care

How are we going to stop republicans from taking away health care for millions of Americans?

Environment

How will expand environmental protections in our state while the federal government is dismantling Obama-era regulations at record pace?

Protecting Illinois residents from the effects of the Trump Administration’s policies

Realistically, how much leverage do candidates believe they would have on this issue, and how would they use it?

Dealing with Adverse Federal tax changes.

How do you intend to protect Illinois residents and institutions from adverse proposed tax changes such as having college "free tuition" stipends taxed, inability to deduct major medical expenses and major mortgage interest from federal taxation, and inability to deduct contributions to non-profit charities?

Environment

It is shameful that people in the Trump administration and GOP deny the science of climate change and do not care to preserve the environment. What can you do to protect the climate, clean water, air, parks, and open spaces in Illinois from damaging federal policies and money-grubbing development?

Trump tower

Can we get that ugly building out of our beautiful city of Chicago?

Chance of a Trump Supreme Court appointment

n/a