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Should Elected Officials be held to a higher standard of law when it's violated?

Accountability and Ethic issues- As those who are writing and enforcing the rule of law- shouldn't they be held to a higher standard of accountability?

Submitted by: Misty B. from CA
Oct. 7, 2016, 6:20 p.m.
Issue area: Government & Elections
44

What is the role of experts to an executive such as the president?

Would you be willing to put more weight in scientific evidence and other expert input over things like "common sense" and "gut reaction?"

Submitted by: Christopher G. from OH
Sept. 27, 2016, 11:03 a.m.
Issue area: Government & Elections
7

You talk about corruption and money in politics, what are you gonna do about it?

This election has be characterized by a "rigged system" and Wall Street's involvement in politics has been discussed. What will you do to fix this problem in elections and legislation?

Submitted by: Devon M. from DC
Oct. 7, 2016, 3:52 p.m.
Issue area: Government & Elections
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Do you support alternative voting systems such as Ranked-Choice Voting?

This election features two of the most unfavourably regarded candidates in our history. What will you do to ensure that citizens can vote for someone they believe in, not just the lesser of two evils.

Submitted by: Alex J. from WV
Sept. 27, 2016, 11:54 a.m.
Issue area: Government & Elections
3

If one party controls both houses, will you veto every bill?

Assuming that the Republicans (or Democrats) control both houses of congress will you simply veto every bill? What will you do if one party has an veto override majority?

Submitted by: Sane P. from CO
Oct. 7, 2016, 9:45 a.m.
Issue area: Government & Elections
76

Would you support laws prohibiting the media from supporting government official

The media is no longer a check and balance organization. They continue to openly support candidates on public airways and financially. Would yiu support public accountability laws?

Submitted by: K D. from TX
Oct. 2, 2016, 4:37 p.m.
Issue area: Government & Elections
8

Why should people who do not belong to your party vote for you?

What are you doing to appeal to people who are enrolled in parties other than your own or who are independent?

Submitted by: Jasper Z. from NY
Oct. 8, 2016, 5:46 p.m.
Issue area: Government & Elections
9

Why is $6 billion NOT accounted for at state department?

$6 billion is not accounted for at state department with missing construction contracts, vague contracts etc. with the state department contracting and not knowing where they spent the money?

Submitted by: Raphael A. from CA
Oct. 8, 2016, 1:35 p.m.
Issue area: Government & Elections
34

Do you believe unjust governments should be overthrown by the people?

The founding fathers said it was not just the right, but the DUTY of citizens to overthrow their government if it were infringing on their natural rights.

Submitted by: Madison M. from UT
Sept. 28, 2016, 4:08 p.m.
Issue area: Government & Elections
20

What 3 policies will you propose to ensure all Americans are free to vote.

Voting an American citizens first obligation. Yet Many states have restricted the time allowed for early voting, reduced the number of polling places, and increased ID requirements.

Submitted by: Francis G. from NY
Oct. 3, 2016, 11:21 a.m.
Issue area: Government & Elections
3

What are some policy's from the opposing candidate that you agree with?

As the presidential debates revolve highly around disagreeing with the oppositions policies and explaining your own, which of their policies could you use in your presidential term if you were to win?

Submitted by: John W. from CA
Oct. 4, 2016, 11:55 p.m.
Issue area: Government & Elections
9

Why do you want to be President, and how do you plan on putting Americans first?

It's a tough job. For politicians, it becomes thier goal. Once in a while, we get someone who really loves this country and wants to give back.

Submitted by: Laura R. from NY
Oct. 7, 2016, 4:28 p.m.
Issue area: Government & Elections
35

Why did your campaign spread lies about independent candidates? Stein & Sanders

Media says Dr. Jill Stein is anti-vaccine which is a manufactured LIE! Certain e-mail leaks reveals how both Jewish Independent candidates were slandered and blocked in all Media. Why was this allowed

Submitted by: Jackie C. from TX
Sept. 28, 2016, 9:10 p.m.
Issue area: Government & Elections
7

When do you plan on naming your cabinet.

In my opinion, who you will be appointing to the different cabinet positions will help to make up the minds of many of the undecided voters. I know it will help me.

Submitted by: Charles C. S. from PA
Oct. 7, 2016, 3:59 p.m.
Issue area: Government & Elections
3

If you were to suddenly find yourself president,

what is the most significant thing you would want to do that is different than what the president with whom you ran was doing or trying to do. Likewise, what is the thing with which you most agree?

Submitted by: James B. from PA
Oct. 3, 2016, 9:50 p.m.
Issue area: Government & Elections
33

How will you address the conflicts of interest in government?

What regulations would you recommend to limit decision-makers with a direct or covert financial benefit from their decisions, for example: Chiefs of Staff with shares in defense companies?

Submitted by: Peter K. from ME
Sept. 28, 2016, 3:15 p.m.
Issue area: Government & Elections
4

What will your policy do that the other candidate will not?

In today's changing world, order and lifestyle depends on policy and ethics. What are yours, and how will they impact the american populace?

Submitted by: Emanuel K. from WI
Oct. 4, 2016, 9:52 p.m.
Issue area: Government & Elections
15

Should the people be fully informed about all government activities?

Or are there certain things that government does that, in your opinion, people are frankly better off not knowing about?

Submitted by: Skip M. from PA
Oct. 4, 2016, 9:40 a.m.
Issue area: Government & Elections
121

What will you do to fix the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission's incompetency?

FERC is a rogue agency, rubber-stamping almost every application that comes its way. It is in need of a dramatic overhaul, from members, to funding sources, practices and policies. Time to fix FERC!

Submitted by: Wendy G. from MA
Sept. 27, 2016, 5:55 p.m.
Issue area: Government & Elections
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Submitted by: Harvey A. from FL
Sept. 29, 2016, 8:54 a.m.
Issue area: Government & Elections

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