Promises about PolitiFact's Top Promises on Trump-O-Meter

Take no salary

"If I'm elected president, I'm accepting no salary."

Appoint a special prosecutor to investigate Hillary Clinton

“I will ask, to appoint a special prosecutor. We have to investigate Hillary Clinton, and we have to investigate the investigation.” 
 

Make no cuts to Medicare

“I’m not going to cut Social Security like every other Republican and I’m not going to cut Medicare or Medicaid.” 

Invest $550 billion in infrastructure and create an infrastructure fund

 "The Trump Administration seeks to invest $550 billion to ensure we can export our goods and move our people faster and safer."

Make no cuts to Social Security

“I’m not going to cut Social Security like every other Republican and I’m not going to cut Medicare or Medicaid.”

Make no cuts to Medicaid

“I’m not going to cut Social Security like every other Republican and I’m not going to cut Medicare or Medicaid.” 

Nominate someone from his list of justices to replace Antonin Scalia

“I am looking to appoint judges very much in the mold of Justice Scalia. I'm looking for judges — and I've actually picked 20 of them so that people would see.”

Renegotiate the Iran deal

“This deal if I win will be a totally different deal. This will be a totally different deal.”

Bring back waterboarding

“I would bring back waterboarding, and I’d bring back a hell of a lot worse than waterboarding,” 

Move U.S. Embassy in Tel Aviv to Jerusalem

"We will move the American embassy to the eternal capital of the Jewish people, Jerusalem."

Cancel the Paris climate agreement

"We’re going to cancel the Paris Climate Agreement and stop all payments of U.S. tax dollars to U.N. global warming programs.”

Rebuild the U.S. Navy toward the goal of 350 ships

"We will build a Navy of 350 surface ships and submarines as recommended by the bipartisan National Defense Panel."

Guarantee 6-week paid leave

“We can provide six weeks of paid maternity leave to any mother with a newborn child whose employer does not provide the benefit.” 

Repeal Obamacare

“Real change begins with immediately repealing and replacing the disaster known as Obamacare."

Build a wall, and make Mexico pay for it

"I would build a great wall, and nobody builds walls better than me, believe me, and I’ll build them very inexpensively. I will build a great great wall on our southern border and I’ll have Mexico pay for that wall."

Remove all undocumented immigrants

"We have at least 11 million people in this country that came in illegally. They will go out. They will come back — some will come back, the best, through a process. They have to come back legally. They have to come back through a process, and it may not be a very quick process, but I think that’s very fair, and very fine."

Have mandatory minimum sentences for criminals caught trying to enter the United States illegally

"On my first day in office, I am also going to ask Congress to pass 'Kate’s Law' – named for Kate Steinle – to ensure that criminal aliens convicted of illegal re-entry receive strong mandatory minimum sentences."

End birthright citizenship

"End birthright citizenship."

Renegotiate NAFTA

“A Trump administration will renegotiate NAFTA and if we don't get the deal we want, we will terminate NAFTA and get a much better deal for our workers and our companies. 100 percent."

Declare China a currency manipulator

"Instruct the Treasury Secretary to label China a currency manipulator."