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Donald Trump on Drugs

2000 Reform Primary Challenger for President


Legalize drugs and use tax revenue to fund drug education

Trump argued in 1990 that the only way to win the War on Drugs was to legalize drugs and use the tax revenue to fund drug education programs. As he put it, "You have to take the profit away from these drug czars." In his 2000 book, The America We Deserve, he stated that he'd never tried drugs "of any kind."
Source: Tim Murphy in Mother Jones magazine , Apr 20, 2011

Never drinks, smokes, nor does drugs

Donald Trump's Brother's Death and How it Affected His Life: He has had some hard life lessons like when his brother died from extreme alcoholism. He told Donald Trump repeatedly not to drink or smoke. Trump lived by those words because his brother had taught him so much, and he had looked up to him. To this day, he has never drank alcohol, smoked or done drugs. Perhaps, that is what makes Donald Trump who he is, unwavering discipline.
Source: Piers Morgan interview by Georgina Bourdeau , Feb 9, 2011

Fired Miss USA crown winner due to drug over-indulgence

Miss USA Tara Conner--who hits the legal drinking age of 21 today--has been exposed as a hard-partying habitu‚ of Big Apple clubs, where sources say she has worked her way through a long line of men while indulging an appetite for cocaine.

But oddly enough, Donald Trump doesn't seem to think that Tara Conner's drug-craze sits too well with how Miss USA is supposed to behave, and it looks like there's every chance that he's going to go medieval on her: " We have hundreds of thousands of young women around the world who look up to Miss USA and Miss Universe, and it's really important to set a high standard. There's no question that she's a party girl."

It's expected that tomorrow Donald Trump will decide if Tara Conner--who's hiding out at home in Kentucky with her parents--will be able to keep her Miss USA crown or whether it'll be passed on to someone more suitable. [Trump fired Miss Conner].

Source: New York Post , Dec 18, 2006

Never touched drugs, nor alcohol, tobacco, or coffee

I’ve never taken drugs of any kind, never had a glass of alcohol. Never had a cigarette, never had a cup of coffee.
Source: The America We Deserve, by Donald Trump, p. 24-25 , Jul 2, 2000

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George W. Bush (R,2001-2009)
Bill Clinton (D,1993-2001)
George Bush Sr. (R,1989-1993)
Ronald Reagan (R,1981-1989)
Jimmy Carter (D,1977-1981)
Gerald Ford (R,1974-1977)
Richard Nixon (R,1969-1974)
Lyndon Johnson (D,1963-1969)
John F. Kennedy (D,1961-1963)
Dwight Eisenhower (R,1953-1961)
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Pat Buchanan
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Page last updated: Jul 04, 2014