Q1: The easiest thing to do in the White House is to attract smart policy advisors. How do we know that you know enough to not just accept what they say?
A: I have spent 25 years learning how our system actually works and how legislation affects us from the bottom up. However, that doesn't mean we cannot come to an agreement. I will look at both sides and make an appropriate decision based on what's right for the country. If my advisor's disagree with what is right then I will make my own decisions whilst respecting their opinions because making the best decisions for the country is one of the duties that the president has to honor.
Q2: Many of the hardest decisions in the White House won’t be consensus decisions. What will inform your decision making?
A: I like independent research so gathering accurate information is going to be the key. I have no problem asking questions. I do expect honesty from my advisors at all times but they need to understand that my decisions will benefit the country and not one individual, business, or political party.
Q3: How will you spend quiet time in anticipation of a tough decision?
A: Quiet time is not always quiet for me. I sometimes will do things like watch the news while I'm thinking because it gives me ideas on the issue that I'm facing. I also do a lot of independent research so if I need to make a decision I'm going to want as much information as possible before I make that decision.
Q4: What are the keys to translating your vision for America’s future into action?
A: Working together as a nation is the biggest key; From every person in Congress to every felon and everyone in between. Understanding the system and how it affects each class is another one. Understanding that our nation is large and that greed and self-serving political agendas cannot be allowed anymore. We need balance and I believe America is ready for it.
Q5: Please describe some of your personal tools for dealing with adversity?
A: First, it is important to accept responsibility for your actions and that is including in our government. However, I have a variety of tools that I use. Listening to all points of view and combining the ideas of all walks to make sound choices; I try to remember patience, and that not everyone thinks or feels as I do. I tend to feel better knowing that I was someone who actually listened and is helping to figure out the solution. I also reflect on what I could have done differently and how to better handle the situation should it arise again.
Q6: How will you inspire all federal employees to provide the highest level of service to their customers – the people of the USA?
A: One way is to remind them that if they are instituting legislation that benefits only a select few, they're in violation of the constitutional right to Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Happiness of the entire nation. One of the powers of the presidency is the power to veto. I will veto bills that financially benefit only a few and/or do not bring balance and stability to the nation. Congress needs to remember that they work for the people. That is why there were so many new members elected to Congress in the mid-term election. The people are using their voting power to speak.
Q7: What are the first three things you’re going to do to raise America’s confidence once you’re in office?
Establish regular interactions with the people online and in person. (A Weekly Fireside Chat +)
Make sure Congress understands the needs of the nation.
Send a bills through Congress to Amend the Constitution to establish certain rights related to health care.
Q8: What are the most important qualities and/or skills you look for in the people you want on your senior team?
Honesty is the most important thing.
Willingness to communicate to solve issues instead of create more.
Wisdom and intelligence.
Willingness to adapt, adjust, or change.
These are all things that I hold myself too.
Q9: The USA ranks 1st in incarceration and 18th in high school graduation. What leadership skills do you bring to the challenge of reversing these numbers?
A: A true leader will recognize that proper education of our citizens, regarding the laws of our country and with parents and educators teaching kids how to abide by them, is going to help Americans make better informed decisions in their daily lives. This goes for both sides. Teach the young so they choose to abide by our established laws but still feel free; teach the already in trouble so they don't make the same illegal choices and will make better lives for themselves.
Q10: What are your five core values and how do they shape how you lead?
A: All of my values I learned from watching other leaders and usually in the form of what NOT to do.
Q11: Given the ongoing Covid-19 crisis, what should be done to ensure that the November election is free, fair, and secure?
A: First, make sure you submit your ballots before your local deadlines so your vote is counted. A lot of areas are mail-in only so make sure you utilize the post office and voting drop boxes. Make sure to research your Candidates to know who you are voting for and the legislation going through your state. Think about how it's going to benefit you and your family, your business, etc. If you don't vote, you don't get heard and the majority makes the decisions.