Books by and about 2020 presidential candidates|
| Crippled America,|
by Donald J. Trump (2015)
by Cory Booker (2016)
| The Truths We Hold,|
by Kamala Harris (2019)
| Smart on Crime,|
by Kamala Harris (2010)
| Guide to Political Revolution,|
by Bernie Sanders (2017)
| Where We Go From Here,|
by Bernie Sanders (2018)
| Promise Me, Dad ,|
by Joe Biden (2017)
|Conscience of a Conservative,|
by Jeff Flake (2017)
| Two Paths,|
by Gov. John Kasich (2017)
|Every Other Monday,|
by Rep. John Kasich (2010)
|Courage is Contagious,|
by John Kasich (1998)
| Shortest Way Home,|
by Pete Buttigieg (2019)
| The Book of Joe ,|
by Jeff Wilser (2019; biography of Joe Biden)
by Michelle Obama (2018)
| Our Revolution,|
by Bernie Sanders (2016)
| This Fight Is Our Fight,|
by Elizabeth Warren (2017)
| Higher Loyalty,|
by James Comey (2018)
| The Making of Donald Trump,|
by David Cay Johnston (2017)
| Higher Loyalty ,|
by James Comey (2018)
| Trump vs. Hillary On The Issues ,|
by Jesse Gordon (2016)
| Outsider in the White House,|
by Bernie Sanders (2015)
(click a book cover for a review or other books by or about the presidency from Amazon.com)
| OnTheIssues.org excerpts: (click on issues for details)
Budget & Economy|
Donald Trump: When stocks go up, everyone does well, not just the wealthy.
Donald Trump: Best employment & best homeownership for Black Americans.
Joe Biden: Government should look like the country, by gender & race.
Joe Biden: COVID: Mask mandate is about saving lives.
Stacey Abrams: Voter suppression is rigging the game.
Amy Klobuchar: Paper ballots allow audits, ensure election integrity.
Pete Buttigieg: Voters have judged his record, not his marriage.
Donald Trump: Law-and-order, or you'll see your cities burn.
Donald Trump: I've established law-and-order, except in Democrat cities.
Donald Trump: We have to give police their mojo and let them protect us.
Joe Biden: Vast majority of police are ashamed of what they've seen.
Kamala Harris: Police accountability plus reimagining safe communities.
Joe Biden: No one should be going to jail because they're drug addicts.
Joe Biden: Will fight for policy of decriminalizing marijuana.
Kanye West: Marijuana should be free.
Joe Biden: Triple money to Title One schools; provide early education.
Energy & Oil|
Kamala Harris: Deadlines for reducing greenhouse gases & renewable energy.
Doug Jones: Impeachment warranted if withheld Ukraine aid helped Russia.
Kirsten Gillibrand: Israel went in wrong direction barring Congressional visit.
Pete Buttigieg: Pay attention to assessments of intelligence agencies.
Julian Castro: Strengthen our relationship with allies to keep us safe.
Kirsten Gillibrand: NAFTA 2.0 is a disaster; trade war harms producers.
Jeff Flake: Don't treat trade with Canada as national security threat.
Lindsey Graham: Protect the American steel industry from Chinese dumping.
Kirsten Gillibrand: Machine gun registration is framework for assault weapons.
Julian Castro: The answer to mass shooting is not more guns.
John Hickenlooper: School shootings weaken country by terrorizing ourselves.
Donald Trump: Coronavirus was China's fault; I tried to close border.
Donald Trump: We already have much better healthcare plan, for less money.
Donald Trump: I get things done, like right-to-try drugs.
Donald Trump: COVID: Sept. 2020 We've very close to having vaccine.
Donald Trump: COVID: If we wouldn't do testing you wouldn't have cases.
Donald Trump: Biden promised a national mask mandate and didn't do it.
Donald Trump: COVID-19 is going to disappear; I still say it.
Joe Biden: Supports national mask mandate.
Joe Biden: We can beat cancer: invest more money in research.
Joe Biden: Coronavirus: Listen to science; step out of the way.
Kamala Harris: COVID: track racial disparities; get vaccines to neediest.
Amy Klobuchar: For public option, taking on Big Pharma.
Pete Buttigieg: Single payer can still allow role for private insurance.
Donald Trump: I never said soldiers are suckers; I do so much for vets.
Donald Trump: I rebuilt our depleted military with $2.5 trillion.
Donald Trump: We want more people to come, via legal merit system.
Jeff Flake: Replace family separation with monitored release.
Lindsey Graham: No northern border wall, yet there's no illegal Canadians.
Lindsey Graham: DACA recipients came here at age; this is their home.
Jeff Flake: Get rid of visa lottery & chain migration.
Julian Castro: Minimum wage should be a living wage.
Bernie Sanders: Helped raise minimum wage at Amazon to $15 per hour.
Principles & Values|
Donald Trump: I'm president of everybody but there are Democrat-run cities.
Donald Trump: I could be more presidential of not for media fake news.
Joe Biden: VP should be the last one in the room on major decisions.
Joe Biden: Expect government to understand people's problems.
Joe Biden: Asking if 70+ year old is fit is legitimate question.
Joe Biden: President's job is to heal; country needs healing.
Kamala Harris: Biden is my model for being a great vice president.
Nancy Pelosi: Donald Trump will be impeached forever.
Joe Walsh: Look into 25th amendment for Donald Trump.
Julian Castro: President should bring people together, not divide.
John Kasich: Why not a bipartisan ticket for president & veep?
Jeff Flake: Only authoritarians say the press is the enemy of the people.
Donald Trump: Fact Check: Claims falsely that Biden would raise all taxes.
Joe Biden: Return top rate to 39.6% from 37%; cap itemized deductions.
Joe Biden: Raise taxes for anybody making over $400K, not mom & pop.
Amy Klobuchar: Changes in corporate tax would fund infrastructure.
John Delaney: Increase marginal rate, tax investments like income.
Julian Castro: Top earners, corporations should pay "fair share".
Bill Weld: Teach skill sets for tech jobs of the future.
Lincoln Chafee: Let's join the rest of the world and go metric.
War & Peace|
Donald Trump: I'm bringing troops back, when advisers wanted war.
Donald Trump: We're creating peace in Mideast; not the old-fashioned way.
Donald Trump: Soldiers don't want to be in Afghanistan.
Peter King: Sue Saudis for 9/11, but maintain relationship.
Marco Rubio: North Korea's nukes are about prestige, not about diplomacy.
Lindsey Graham: Destroy Assad's air force; create safe zones in Syria.
Lindsey Graham: Keep US troops in Syria so ISIS and Iran can't come back.
Welfare & Poverty|
Joe Biden: Help minorities buy homes, start businesses, amass wealth.