Information relevant to assessing the fitness of Donald Trump to be President of the United States.

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Flip-Flops

This is a very incomplete listing of some of the times that Trump has changed position on issues over the years. Please check back later.

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For an idea how these position changes will hurt Trump in any general election see Steven Colbert's parody:

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Party Affiliation

Trump has changed party affiliation several times. These are the dates on which he established or changed party affiliation:

July 1987: Republican

October 1999: Independent

August 2001: Democrat

September 2009: Republican

December 2011: No Party

April 2012: Republican

Source:

(1.) Joshua Gillin, "Bush says Trump was a Democrate longer than a Republican 'in the last decade,'" Politifact.com, August 24, 2015,http://www.politifact.com/florida/statements/2015/aug/24/jeb-bush/bush-says-trump-was-democrat-longer-republican-las/ (cites New York City Board of Elections records)

Abortion

Trump has changed from being very pro-choice to being pro-life. These are some dates and positions:

1999, NBC's Meet the Press: very pro-choice.

2000, The America We Deserve: pro-choice but support a ban on partial birth abortion.

Feb. 2011, Conservative Political Action Committee, pro-life

January, 2015, Interview Mark Halperin of Bloomberg News: pro-life with exceptions for rape, incest, or protect life of the mother.

Source

(1) Jon Greenberg, "Fiorina: Trump's abortion flip-flop," Politifact.com, August 11, 2015, http://www.politifact.com/truth-o-meter/statements/2015/aug/11/carly-fiorina/fiorina-trumps-abortion-flip-flop/

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