Clinton vs Trump | Facts you should know!

By | August 18, 2016

Clinton vs Trump

8 November, 2016, Tuesday, has been set for US presidential election. Hillary Clinton from Democratic, Donald Trump from the Republican, Gary Johnson from Libertarian and Jill Stein from Green are on the Battleground. Both Trump and Clinton are from New York. Clinton would be the first lady President “if elected” in the history of USA, whereas Trump would be the oldest “if elected”.

To know who will make it to the White House, we must wait up to election result day. 270 Electoral Votes are required to win for the President. The upshot forecast conducted daily by New York Times indicates the high chance of Clinton’s win, but her recent email leaks could favor Trump.


They recently proposed their Economic Policy and unsurprisingly are very different with each other.


Clinton tax brackets Trump tax brackets
Earnings under $9,275 – pay 0% Earnings under $29,000 – pay 0%
$9,275 to $37,650 – pay 15% $29,000 to $54,000 – pay 12%
$37,650 to $91,150 – pay 25% $54,000 to $154,000 – pay 25%
$91,150 to $190,150 – pay 28% Over $154,000 – pay 33%
$190,150 to $413,350 – pay 33%
$413,350 to $415,050 – pay 35%
$415,050 to $5,000,000 – pay 39.6%
Over $5,000,000 – pay 43.6% (new bracket)

Source: BBC.COM


According to Taxpolicycenter, an Independent Organisation, Donald Trump’s Tax policy would shorten the tax income by $9.5tn over the next decades whereas Clinton’s policy will add $1.1tn.


Julian Assange on US 2016 ElectionIn a recent video published by “Democracy now”- an independent global news organisation, the Wikileaks founder Julian Assange has been asked if he prefers Trump over Clinton, he said, “You’re asking me, do I prefer cholera or gonorrhea?”. Wikileaks has recently published hacked emails of Hilary Clinton. The 50,547 pages of documents span from 30 June 2010 to 12 August 2014.

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