Letter for Tuesday, July 25, 2017

• Point taken

Point taken

The letter by Jeff Gordon (TGI, July 23) was well taken and prompted me to retrieve my sources of information.

Trump’s net worth is still up for debate since he refuses to disclose his taxes.

His father did loan him $14 million, politico.com real news. And in 1974 he inherited $40 million.

Business Week estimated Trump’s net worth at $100 million in 1978. If Trump had merely put that money in an index fund based on the Standard & Poor’s 500 index — the one many Americans use to save for retirement — he would be worth $6 billion today.

The funds currently designated for the wall will build 7 miles, 993 to go, Googled, real news.

His slashes to the EPA may have been a promise which he fulfilled unfortunately for us and the planet. Appointing Scott Pruitt in charge, a climate change denier, will have grave implications.

Trump’s biggest and most publicized promise to get rid of the Affordable Care Act has not come to fruition and hopefully will never happen.

During Reagan’s term he did inherit unemployment at 7.5 and then it spiked to 10.8 and had dropped to 5.4 by the end of his term. Stand corrected.

The gerrymandering I was referring to was in the South, e.g. North Carolina which did have an impact on the votes, Google.

Marjorie Lewis, Kapaa


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