Books by and about 2020 presidential candidates|
| Crippled America,|
by Donald J. Trump (2015)
| Fire and Fury,|
by Michael Wolff (2018)
| Trump Revealed,|
by Michael Kranish and Marc Fisher (2016)
| The Making of Donald Trump,|
by David Cay Johnston (2016)
| Promise Me, Dad ,|
by Joe Biden (2017)
| The Book of Joe ,|
by Jeff Wilser (2019; biography of Joe Biden)
| 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)
| Our Revolution,|
by Bernie Sanders (2016)
| This Fight Is Our Fight,|
by Elizabeth Warren (2017)
by Cory Booker (2016)
|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)
by Michelle Obama (2018)
| 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)
Marianne Williamson: Protect the right of every woman to make her own decisions.
Nikki Haley: As UN ambassador condemned regimes using forced abortion.
Tim Scott: Against the radical left pushing taxpayer-funded abortion.
Budget & Economy|
Asa Hutchison: Repair infrastructure; don't support unnecessary spending.
Larry Elder: Inflation is a sure sign of a collapsing civilization.
Perry Johnson: Cut two cents off of every dollar in discretionary spending.
Tim Scott: Rein in the left's out-of-control spending, cut taxes.
Will Hurd: We need free markets not democratic socialism.
Robert F. Kennedy Jr.: Address racial healing through Targeted Community Repair.
Larry Elder: Critical Race Theory increases racial tensions in America.
Marianne Williamson: Denial of LGBTQ rights is a stain on our national character.
Marianne Williamson: Use presidency to advocate for the things women care about.
Will Hurd: Don't be a jerk, racist, misogynist or homophobe.
Marianne Williamson: Increase protections for corporate whistleblowers.
Marianne Williamson: Government has become a handmaiden to a new corporate order.
Robert F. Kennedy Jr.: Instead of defunding the police, transform the police.
Vivek Ramaswamy: Pardon defendants of politicized prosecutions such as Trump.
Cornel West: End surveillance, the drug war, and mass incarceration.
Asa Hutchison: Lock up violent offenders and address unfair sentencing.
Larry Elder: Tell police, DAs: hold criminals accountable for their acts.
Larry Elder: We need enormous political will to invest in law enforcement.
Marianne Williamson: Punishment instead of rehabilitation leads to more crime.
Perry Johnson: I will direct the Attorney General to eliminate the FBI.
Tim Scott: Increase penalties for targeting law enforcement officers.
Robert F. Kennedy Jr.: End War on Drugs, amnesty for nonviolent drug offenders.
Perry Johnson: Investigate, arrest and prosecute high level dealers.
Larry Elder: It's time to break the monopoly of the public school system.
Marianne Williamson: Full funding for all schools regardless of zip code .
Nikki Haley: Signed a charter school bill that expanded school choice.
Perry Johnson: Give parents absolute control over children's education.
Tim Scott: Embrace education freedom and empower parents.
Will Hurd: School choice is a great way to encourage competition.
Energy & Oil|
Cornel West: Remove oil and gas subsidies, invest in clean energy.
Vivek Ramaswamy: Drill, frack & burn coal: abandon the climate cult.
Asa Hutchison: Americans deserve plentiful, affordable energy options.
Doug Burgum: America being truly energy independent stabilizes the globe.
Marianne Williamson: I will treat global warming problem holistically.
Nikki Haley: Strongly advocated for withdrawing from Paris climate accord.
Perry Johnson: Immediate end to fossil fuels is unrealistic and unwise.
Nikki Haley: Sued Obama's EPA over heavy-handed regulatory burdens.
Families & Children|
Marianne Williamson: Massively realign investment in the direction of children.
Will Hurd: Increase child tax credit so parents can afford childcare.
Cornel West: Stop all foreign military aid; close the bases; disband NATO.
Asa Hutchison: Ask tough questions; hold China accountable for COVID-19.
Asa Hutchison: Tough on Russia which is a threat to our national security.
Doug Burgum: Unite the country against our enemies like China and Putin.
Larry Elder: Critical to strengthen America's role as the sole superpower.
Nikki Haley: As ambassador, forced UN votes on Cuba's human rights abuses.
Nikki Haley: Signed the first anti-BDS legislation in the country.
Nikki Haley: Never trust Russia; it is never going to be our friend.
Nikki Haley: Slash foreign aid to countries that don't have our back.
Nikki Haley: Successfully got sanctions placed against North Korea.
Tim Scott: China started economic Cold War; America will finish it.
Will Hurd: Workforce key to winning New Cold War with Chinese.
Robert F. Kennedy Jr.: Industry ruined by 40 years of misguided free trade schemes.
Vivek Ramaswamy: Ban U.S. business expansion in China, stop CCP cheating.
Robert F. Kennedy Jr.: Roll back the secrecy and make government transparent.
Vivek Ramaswamy: End civil service protection, federal employee unions.
Cornel West: Enact Congressional term limits; switch to paper ballots .
Doug Burgum: Innovation over regulation is how you solve challenges.
Larry Elder: When Americans are left alone anything is possible.
Marianne Williamson: We should know if food is made from GMOs: require labels.
Nikki Haley: Signed law requiring politicians to disclose private income.
Nikki Haley: Fought back attempts to block state voter ID law.
Marianne Williamson: Treat gun violence against children as an emergency.
Nikki Haley: Expanded concealed carry rights to bars and restaurants.
Robert F. Kennedy Jr.: We will move from a sick care system to a wellness society.
Cornel West: Guarantee health care to all like every other major country.
Asa Hutchison: Federal government should never be sole healthcare provider.
Marianne Williamson: Take a whole body systems approach to cultivating health.
Will Hurd: Health insurance isn't healthcare, government not the answer.
Robert F. Kennedy Jr.: End the imperial project and attend to what's been neglected.
Asa Hutchison: A strong national defense is the bedrock of our democracy.
Marianne Williamson: Fix budget to keep, maintain and create sustainable peace.
Nikki Haley: Cut taxes for veterans who receive military retirement.
Perry Johnson: Strengthen our defense by cutting waste & improving audits.
Tim Scott: Rebuild a lethal, powerful military so adversaries fear us.
Asa Hutchison: Biden administration showing weakness along southern border .
Larry Elder: We must restore the rule of law to our border with Mexico.
Marianne Williamson: Calling border situation a crisis is a simply a distraction.
Nikki Haley: Give local police power to check immigrations status.
Perry Johnson: My first priority as President will be building the wall.
Tim Scott: Expel illegal immigrants, fully fund the border wall.
Will Hurd: We need strong disincentives to prevent illegal immigration.
Vivek Ramaswamy: End affirmative action, end unlawful DEI indoctrination.
Nikki Haley: Cutting taxes and regulations helped employment boom.
Principles & Values|
Robert F. Kennedy Jr.: Our priority will be to restore America's moral leadership.
Cornel West: I want to reintroduce America to the best of itself.
Asa Hutchison: That rights are from God foundational to American success.
Larry Elder: America in decline, but we can enter new American Golden Age.
Marianne Williamson: Help country atone for genocide against Native Americans .
Perry Johnson: Zero-tolerance for anti-Christian investigatory practices.
Perry Johnson: We live in the greatest country the world has ever known.
Tim Scott: I will preserve one nation, under God, indivisible.
Tim Scott: Americans have won the lottery of citizenship.
Will Hurd: US is exceptional nation because of what we've given.
Cornel West: Expand Social Security; forgive all student debt.
Marianne Williamson: Under no circumstances should we put Social Security at risk.
Perry Johnson: Stabilize program by incentivizing work and immigration.
Asa Hutchison: Lower taxes; reform our national tax code.
Doug Burgum: Delivered $174 million in permanent property tax relief.
Perry Johnson: Reduce taxes, cut tax brackets, cut top rate to 28%.
Robert F. Kennedy Jr.: Dismantle Big Tech's censorship-industrial complex.
Will Hurd: We need a national cyber strategy to defend our systems.
War & Peace|
Robert F. Kennedy Jr.: End the proxy wars, bombing campaigns, covert operations.
Robert F. Kennedy Jr.: Find a diplomatic solution that brings peace to Ukraine.
Nikki Haley: Played a prominent role in withdrawing from Iran deal.
Welfare & Poverty|
Marianne Williamson: Declare an unconditional war on poverty, end homelessness.