Trump Defines ‘Trumpism’

Trumpism, “as some call AMERICA FIRST, is very simple,” Trump explained.

QUICK FACTS:
  • President Donald J. Trump on Tuesday posted a message on his social media platform ‘Truth Social‘ to define what Trumpism stands for.
  • Trump made sure to highlight low taxes, a strong national defense, the Second Amendment, energy independence, parental choice in children’s education, and a protected U.S. border among other issues.
  • “‘TRUMPISM,’ as some call AMERICA FIRST, is very simple,” Trump wrote. “Low Taxes and Regulations, the most powerful Military, Tariffs & Taxes on other countries who have taken advantage of the United States and which will make the USA rich and debt free again (if countries want to ‘take’ from the U.S., they must pay for the privilege!)… .”
Screenshot from Trump’s Truth Social account taken May 11, 2022
TRUMP’S FULL STATEMENT:

“‘TRUMPISM,’ as some call AMERICA FIRST, is very simple,” Trump wrote. “Low Taxes and Regulations, the most powerful Military, Tariffs & Taxes on other countries who have taken advantage of the United States and which will make the USA rich and debt free again (if countries want to ‘take’ from the U.S., they must pay for the privilege!), protection of our under siege 2nd Amendment, GREAT Healthcare, Low Energy Prices through Energy Independence, PARENTAL POWER on School Boards, ‘LIFE’ STRONG Borders, & more!”

BACKGROUND:
  • A New York judge withdrew President Donald J. Trump’s civil contempt of court order on Wednesday, granted he pays a $110,000 fine by May 20.
  • “I want the fine paid,” New York Supreme Court Judge Arthur Engoron stated. “That fine is now $110,000.”
  • The money is to be paid to New York Attorney General Letitia James (D), who launched her 2019 probe into Trump’s taxes after former lawyer Michael Cohen’s congressional testimony.