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Can voters trust President Trump?

What political candidates do or say when on stage in the spotlight with cameras running is important, but what people do when they think no one is watching is much more important and telling about the real person.

Democrats were quick to defend Bill Clinton nearly 20 years ago when his personal life nearly ended his presidency. Now Republicans are faced with the same dilemma with President Donald Trump.

What presidents do in their private lives does matter, regardless of their political party, because it speaks volumes about their character and judgment.

If a man isn’t faithful to his own wife and family, should he be trusted to be faithful to voters? If he will lie and betray his own family, why should voters trust him?

People of questionable moral or ethical character should never be president. Period. Regardless of political party.

I support much of Trump’s agenda, but I can’t support the person. Trump is a corporate dictator, bully and egomaniac; Clinton was a sexual predator. America deserves better candidates than that from our political parties. Maybe they are part of the swamp that needs to be drained.

Dan Feuling

New Hampton

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