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Donna Rump For President
Transcript of Donna Rump For President
Requirement Donna Rump
1) Born in Alabama
2) Resident for her entire lifespan
3) Age 51 (Born in 1964)
4) Registered and made contribution
of five thousand dollars plus.
5) Authorized a principal campaign
committee to raise and spend
6) Got nominated by the Republican
7) She has a team of experienced
people behind her advertising her
Monday, October 4th, 2015
Vol XCIII, No. 311
The Pathway to Becoming President
What Made Donna Run?
Born into politics in a family from Alabama. Her father was the former Governor of Alabama for a total of twelve years.
endorsed Mitt Romney
in the 2012 election.
Donna Rump For President
1) Born in USA
2) USA resident for fourteen years
3) Minimum age thirty five
4) Registered for Federal Election
5) File Statement of Candidacy within
fifteen days of FEC
6) Get nominated by your political
7) Hire pollsters, consultants, and
develop media appeal
Should we Give Rump our Precious Vote?
to get elected to office of governor in 1992 (bribed 20% of voters)
She had an
with another man when he was married with two kids
Rump enforced the Existing Member Act:
You can only go to country clubs in Alabama IF your ancestors were a part of them
This law was
towards blacks since they were barely allowed to go to country clubs in the 70s!
Because most of the population that went to country clubs before were White, this
was covertly excluding Black people from country clubs.
What caused this to be created?
Many whites started sending complains about how the country clubs were becoming too “full” of newcomers.
These newcomers were actually just Black people, the Whites wanted them out
Rump grew sick of hearing these complaints and created the Existing Member Act
this caused many protests to occur because
she was being racist.
This act was repealed/revoked, or cancelled.
Campaign Expenditures Summary
b. presidential campaign team cost
Projected total need: $1.14 billion
Amount of money fundraised: $1.2 billion
a.holding summits cost
b.holding state fairs cost
a.publicizing campaign events -
out of the
5.Contributions (to other parties/groups
Donna Rump’s List of Expenditures and Projected Costs
How successful or how unsuccessful will Donna Rump be in the 2016 presidential race?
Pros vs Cons
Where did she get the money from?
Donna Rump’s Super Pac is called the
Improvement USA Super Pac.
Where do they get the money from?
A casino billionaire who donated
to keep Donna Rump in the presidential running.
Why did he pay? Anything to keep Joe Biden from being president!
to Donna Rump’s Right for Improvement USA super PAC.
Why did he pay? Donna supports and donates to the Vietnam veterans, similar to Perry.
The Republican National Committee (RNC)
for hopeful Donna Rump!
Why did they help Rump? Donna Rump helped fundraise $660 million for the RNC!
: Founder of Tiger Management donated $6 million
Why? Robertson liked the way Rump handled Alabama while she was governor!
A hedge fund manager who donated
Why? Supports Rump’s ideas for the future of this country.
Donna Rump has a total of
large donors which means they paid more than
A lot of small donations and donating individuals quickly make large numbers. Along with the Super Pac and the contributors of the super pac, 22% of donors are contributors were small donors who donated
By Alexandra, Arusha, Prerna, and Esme
◦campaigned for a flat tax rate for all forms of tax, including federal & income tax
◦helped to pass a law that increased minimum wage to $5.15, the minimum wage in 2002
◦provided long-term relief to low-income families
◦created jobs with adequate incomes for the poor
◦encouraged Americans to save
◦increased the % of $ from federal tax that went to reducing nation’s debt-reduced national debt by 5%
◦created jobs & decreased unemployment rate
◦carried out extensive construction & revitalization projects in Birmingham & Montgomery
◦relieved working class’s state tax
◦created a new budget for national spending that decreased national debt by 10%
◦campaigned to encourage americans to save
◦increased national spending on creating jobs, helping low-income families, & creating flatter tax rates
Rump fundraised $1 million to give to the Cure Cancer Party!
"Your one vote brings us one step closer to a better America!"
What Will She Say?
Candidates have events and make appearances to raise attention and make a public profile.
Who is attending?
A restricted class would be invited (Ex. Mitt Romney, Sheldon Anderson, Bob Perry)
A number of employees out of the restricted class such as caterers and planners.
Speakers and honorees
The news media
Who is attending?
Everyone! People of the state + voters of the state join together to meet the candidates, eat food, and play games!
Gaining voters has a lot of influence on what a candidate says to the public.
Donna is most likely to speak about
these topics during her campaign events:
Creating more jobs
Fixing Social Security issues
Opposing free college
Reducing our national debt
Creating a flat tax
Federal Election Commission
People that will speak at Rump's events
The Federal Election Commission (FEC) has a law that requires candidates to update their financial analysis at the end of the month
FEC allows people to be a part of the event even though they are not part of the restricted class.
Expenditures of all campaign events must go to the FEC with documented proof.
will speak/support Rump in reducing the national debt and cutting spending
agrees with Rump that she should help the middle class by creating a suitable tax for them
part of super PAC that supports Rump
will speak about why a democrat should not be president
part of super PAC that supports Rump
will support Rump in her plans to help veterans from the Vietnam war in his speech
The majority, 62% of Americans, support Donna Rump for flat taxes, while Joe Biden aims at increasing taxes by $600 billion
Joe Biden will increase federal overall spending, while Donna Rump will aim to decrease it
Joe Biden prioritizes stopping tax cuts over reducing the national debt
Joe Biden was accused of selling his home to a MBNA executive for a very cheap price in return for support from the company
Both candidates support reducing the national debt
Rump may lose votes because some Americans don't want a female president
Rump's previous scandals may affect the number of votes she receives especially from non-white people due to her Existing Member Act
Donna Rump has successfully fundraised
$60 million more
than the amount predicted necessary to run a successful presidential campaign.
Donna Rump's Campaign Analysis
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Biography.com Editors. "Donald Trump." biography.com. A+E Networks, n.d. Web. 23 Sept. 2015. <http://www.biography.com/people/donald-trump-9511238#synopsis>. This website gave us background information about Donald Trump, which gave us some ideas as to what we should make Donna Rump do, believe in, and did in the past. This source is reliable because it was written and published by a reputable website known for their biographies.
Blosser, John. "Jon Huntsman: Tea Party Will Destroy GOP in 2016." Newsmax. Newsmax Media, 2015. Web. 26 Sept. 2015. <http://www.newsmax.com/Politics/jon-huntsman-president-republicans/2014/11/04/id/605201/>. This website helped us understand more about Jon Huntsman's campaign for 2016. With this information we combined factors from this billionare and we included it in what Donna Rump would believe in. Since both Rump and Huntsman are republicans, we found factors that would fit Rump's campaign well.
Bump, Philip. "How to Run For President- In Four Easy Steps." The Washington Post. The Washington Post, 23 Feb. 2015. Web. 24 Sept. 2015. <http://www.washingtonpost.com/news/the-fix/wp/2015/02/23/how-to-run-for-president-in-4-easy-steps/>. The Washington Post released an article that states some of the major steps you need to partake in to become the President of the United States. On the of the major steps that are simpler than you would imagine is filling out the FEC Form. Another crucial step is to get on the ballots of the states.
- - -. "The Massive Difference in How Democrats and Republicans Raise Money." The Washington Post. Washington Post, 2015. Web. 24 Sept. 2015. <http://www.washingtonpost.com/news/the-fix/wp/2014/07/16/the-massive-difference-in-how-democrats-and-republicans-raise-money/>. This website gave me a good understanding on how to differentiate campaigns between democrats and republicans. As we continued through with this project, we specifically added some details that democrats would not consider for their campaign. This also gave us an idea on the different percentages that make up funding for a campaign.
"Campaign Finance Disclosure Portal." Federal Election Commission. Federal Election Commission, n.d. Web. 21 Sept. 2015. <http://www.fec.gov/pindex.shtml>. The Federal Election Commission is what controls the financial aspects of presidential campaigns. The Commission is made up of six members whose jobs are to provide information about campaign financial data. Since this is the official website of the Federal Election Commission website, it is trustworthy.
"Campaign Finance Law." Campaign Finance Institute. Campaign Finance Institute, n.d. Web. 23 Sept. 2015. <http://www.cfinst.org/law.aspx>. This source gave us more information about laws on presidential campaign funding. It specifically informed us about the Federal Election Campaign Act Amendments, which were more specific, with rules like a person cannot donate money under a different person's name. This source is reliable because it commonly deals with presidential election information and statistics.
"Candidates." Library of Congress. Library of Congress, n.d. Web. 21 Sept. 2015. <http://www.loc.gov/teachers/classroommaterials/presentationsandactivities/presentations/elections/candid.html>. The Library of Congress website led us to research through previous candidates that ran for president. This particular page provided the requirements one must have in order to run for president. Also, we discovered the motives people have that make them want to run. The Library of Congress is a reliable website because it is a useful website provided by the government. The government themselves uses this website to do their own research.
"C&E Seminars." Campaigns & Elections. Campaigns & Elections, 2015. Web. 26 Sept. 2015. <http://www.campaignsandelections.com/events>. This website was important for our research since our entire project revolves around the campaign events of a presidential election. With this website we were able to learn about how summits work and who is eligible to come to these summits.
Contribution Limits for 2015-2016 Federal Elections. Table. Federal Election Commission. Federal Election Commission. Web. 23 Sept. 2015. <http://www.fec.gov/info/contriblimitschart1516.pdf>. This chart provided us with specific numbers of how much different donors can donate to a campaign. This source is reliable because it was created by a government run organization, the Federal Election Commission, and is directly related with current and future presidential elections information.
"Contribution Limits Overview." NCSL. National Conference of State Legislatures, 2015. Web. 23 Sept. 2015. <http://www.ncsl.org/research/elections-and-campaigns/campaign-contribution-limits-overview.aspx>. This source taught us that in most states individuals can only donate to a campaign up to a certain amount. While each state has their own regulations, most states completely prohibit corporations from donating and allow state parties to donate as much as they want as long as the candidate meets certain requirements. However, corporations can donate to PACS, which are allowed to donate as money as they want to broadcasting as long as they act independently from the candidate. This source is reliable because it is written by a government organization.
"Contributors, 2012 Cycle." OpenSecrets.org. Combined Federal Campaign, 2015. Web. 27 Sept. 2015. <http://www.opensecrets.org/pacs/pacgave2.php?sort=A&cmte=c00490045&cycle=2012&Page=23>. This website helped create an understanding of how a super pac works, who are the top contributors of past elections, how much they pay and their occupation as well. We got percentages as well that we used for our candidate's election and super pac.
Davis, Marc. "Where Presidential Candidates Get Campaign Funding." Investopedia. Investopedia, n.d. Web. 26 Sept. 2015. <http://www.investopedia.com/financial-edge/1012/where-presidential-candidates-get-campaign-funding.aspx>. This website was essential for our project because it helped us understand what super pacs were, how to fundraise a presidential campaign, and how a candidate spends their money throughout the process. This website helped us estimate funding for our candidate. Throughout the project, we looked back at the percentages and prices given in this article so that our candidate could have a realistic and similar election.
"DECIDING TO RUN FOR OFFICE." Armstrong County. Armstrong County, 2010. Web. 24 Sept. 2015. <http://www.co.armstrong.pa.us/departments/public-services/elections-votersregistration/running-for-public-office>. The Armstrong County official website showed us information about running for President because it showed us the reasons that people decide to run for office. The candidates have to decide whether or not that they have the time to become President, if they are going to be able to raise enough money, and if they believe in them self to run for President.
"Disclosure and Reporting Requirements." NCSL. National Conference of State Legislatures, 17 July 2015. Web. 23 Sept. 2015. <http://www.ncsl.org/research/elections-and-campaigns/disclosure-and-reporting-requirements.aspx>. This secondary online source gave information on the laws of funding presidential campaigns. When donating to a campaign, payments to a campaign and how and when the money is used by the campaign must be recorded and shared with the public. This way, no covert deals are made with candidates and ensures that all payments are legal. This source is reliable because it is an article written by an organization affiliated with the government.
Easley, Jason. "19 Different Polls Show That Americans Support Tax Increases to Cut Deficit." Politics USA. Ed. Jason Easley. Jason Easley, 1 July 2011. Web. 23 Sept. 2015. <http://archives.politicususa.com/2011/07/01/polls-taxes-deficit.html>. This source provided us with information on what Americans support and don't support. This information helped with creating Donna Rump's profile and evaluating how well she would do in her presidential campaign, based on Americans' opinions. This source is reliable because it is well-known and professional, and covers a lot of political information.
"An Empty Presidential Podium." Reddit. Reddit, 2015. Web. 27 Sept. 2015. <https://www.reddit.com/r/photoshopbattles/comments/1d3g75/an_empty_presidential_podium/>. This photograph was used for one of the slides on the prezi, it is used for the representation of how candidates stand and make speeches on what the believe in in order to win the votes of the American population.
"Expenditures." opensecrets.org. opensecrets.org, n.d. Web. 23 Sept. 2015. <https://www.opensecrets.org/pres12/expenditures.php>. This source gave us information on what there needs to be in a campaign and how much money is usually spent towards paying for it. Out of all the expenditures in a campaign budget, media takes up more than half of all the campaign money. This source is reliable because it has information on previous elections, is professional, and is a well-known source.
"The FEC and the Federal Campaign Finance Law." Federal Election Commission. Federal Election Commission, Jan. 2015. Web. 23 Sept. 2015. <http://www.fec.gov/pages/brochures/fecfeca.shtml#Contribution_Limits>. This information gave us more information on the FECA, Presidential Election Campaign Fund Act, general election grants, party convention grants, and primary matching payments. This source is reliable because was written by a government run organization that deals with elections and was recently updated.
"FEC Form 2." Pro Con. N.p., n.d. Web. 24 Sept. 2015. <http://2012election.procon.org/sourcefiles/fec-statement-of-candidacy-form-2.pdf>. This website tells us some of the parts that someone needs to fill out in order to be a Presidential candidate. In this part, the FEC is a form that requires potential Presidential candidates Designation of other Authorized Committees and Principal Campaign Committee.
Federal Election Commission Logo. Federal Election Commission. Federal Election Commission, 2015. Web. 27 Sept. 2015. <http://www.fec.gov/>. This picture of the Federal Election Commission's logo was used in our prezi project and helped give the project a visual.
"Fifteenth Amendment." Encyclopedia Britannica. Ed. Chelsey Parrot-Scheffer. Encyclopedia Britannica, n.d. Web. 21 Sept. 2015. <http://www.britannica.com/topic/Fifteenth-Amendment>. The Britannica Encyclopedia website is a useful website because it gave us information about the Fifteenth Amendment. This amendment gave Black people the right to vote. This amendment also stated that there could be no discrimination against color or race that would not allow someone to vote. The website is reliable because it is very well known and encyclopedias are reliable.
Flock, Elizabeth. "196 People Control 80 Percent of Super PAC Money: Who Are They?" U.S News 2015: n. pag. U.S News. Web. 27 Sept. 2015. <http://www.usnews.com/news/blogs/washington-whispers/2012/07/27/196-people-control-80-percent-of-super-pac-money-who-are-they>. This news article was essential for our project since this website helped us analyze who will be a part of the PAC that we created. After looking through the top Super PAC donors, we got ideas on how much should be donated to Rump, why they donated, and what makes them eligible contributors or donators.
"Grandfather Clause." Encyclopedia Britannica. Encyclopedia Britannica, n.d. Web. 24 Sept. 2015. <http://www.britannica.com/topic/grandfather-clause>. This part of the United States History described the effects of the Grandfather Clause. The Grandfather Clause was a law that covertly prevented Black people from voting. It stated that if you did not have education or own land, you were not allowed to vote. Due to the fact that Black people had just become free of slavery, they did not have education or property. We used this in order to create artificial laws from Donna Rump as President.
"Is Michele Bachmann the new Sarah Palin? Republicans warm to woman they once saw as a joke." The Telegraph. Copyright of Telegraph Media Group Limited 2015, n.d. Web. 28 Sept. 2015. <http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/republicans/8408464/Is-Michele-Bachmann-the-new-Sarah-Palin-Republicans-warm-to-woman-they-once-saw-as-a-joke.html>. Picture of "Donna Rump" holding her hand out to show how much it costs to run for president.
Jacobs, Ronald M., Lawrence H. Norton, and Jeffrey J. Hunter. "Political Law Alert." Venable. Venable, 2015. Web. 27 Sept. 2015. <https://www.venable.com/files/Publication/0cbe60e2-b673-453c-8f1f-aded8b651fec/Presentation/PublicationAttachment/26663d52-1aac-4b5d-9277-110b260a2219/Political_Law_Alert.pdf>. This website was crucial for our project since it gave us a lot of information on how much money is used for events, how they are set up, but mainly it focused on the laws of a campaign. With this website we were able to make an entire slide on just the laws of how a campaign event would be run. It also gave us some information on PACs and donor contributions.
"Jon Huntsman Biography." Bio. Bio, 2015. Web. 26 Sept. 2015. <http://www.biography.com/people/jon-huntsman-20719757>. This website has also helped understand more about the political aspect of John Huntsman's. With the political side of Huntsman, we created more information on Donna Rump such as who she was endorsed by and her background before her presidential campaign.
"Michele Bachman." Crew's Most Corrupt. 2015 Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington, n.d. Web. 28 Sept. 2015. <http://www.crewsmostcorrupt.org/mostcorrupt/entry/michele-bachmann>. Shows a picture of Michele Bachman or (Donna Rump) as corrupt.
"Michele Bachmann." Forbes. 2015 Forbes.com LLC™, n.d. Web. 28 Sept. 2015. <http://www.forbes.com/profile/michele-bachmann/>. Shows a picture of Michele Bachman or now Donna Rump to make the presentation more interactive.
"Overview of State Laws on Public Financing." NCSL. National Conference of State Legislatures, 2015. Web. 23 Sept. 2015. <http://www.ncsl.org/research/elections-and-campaigns/public-financing-of-campaigns-overview.aspx>. This secondary article told us that candidates receive most of their money from private donors because most states cannot force candidates to opt for public funding, since private funding is more advantageous. Only a number of states force candidates to use public funding, and in a different set of states taxpayers have the option to choose to use a percentage of their taxes for the campaign of their choice.
"Presidency 2016." Politics1. Ron Gunzburger, n.d. Web. 23 Sept. 2015. <http://www.politics1.com/p2016.htm>. This website told us potential candidates for the upcoming 2016 presidential election and gave us information about the potential candidates. This website is reliable because it has been providing information about politics since 1997.
"Rep. Michele Bachmann Delivers Tea Party Response to State of the Union." Youtube.com. YouTube(c), n.d. Web. 28 Sept. 2015. < This is a picture if Michele Bachman or for now "Donna Rump" to make our presentation more interactive.
Rubin, Jennifer. "Ten Things Republicans Believe." The Washington Post. Washington Post, 25 Feb. 2013. Web. 23 Sept. 2015. <https://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/right-turn/wp/2013/02/25/ten-things-republicans-believe/>. This information gave us some ideas as to what Donna Rump, our make-believe candidate should believe in and support politically, economically, and socially as a presidential candidate. This source is reliable because it was published by The Washington Post, a very reputable newspaper.
Shearer, Cody. "Chaos Rules in Dukakis Campaign." Schentectady Gazette 19 Oct. 1988: 26. Google News. Web. 27 Sept. 2015. <https://news.google.com/newspapers?nid=1917&dat=19881019&id=93whAAAAIBAJ&sjid=vogFAAAAIBAJ&pg=5335,5099244&hl=en>. This source was simply used as proof that campaign events are a very essential aspect of a presidential election. The headline of the article was used in our presentation. It simply explains how a campaign event is used to gain voters by persuasion.
"Steve Forbes." Forbes. forbes.com, n.d. Web. 23 Sept. 2015. <http://www.forbes.com/sites/steveforbes/>. This information provided background information on Steve Forbes, which gave us inspiration when creating Donna Rump's profile. This source is reliable because it was written and published by Forbes' own website, which he is editor-in-chief of.
"Super PACs." OpenSecrets.org. N.p., 2015. Web. 26 Sept. 2015. <https://www.opensecrets.org/pacs/superpacs.php>. This reliable website explained how super pacs are a large part of a campaign process. This website is reliable since it has accurate information about every presidential election, contributors, and the amount they raised in order to become the next president. Different super pacs are listed at for the 2016 presidential election. The list of the groups participating in super pacs helped us with the funding and the numbers of who gave money to Donna Rump, and how many groups or individuals participated with her campaign.
"Top Organization Contributors." OpenSecrets.org. N.p., 2015. Web. 26 Sept. 2015. <https://www.opensecrets.org/orgs/list.php>. This website was essential for our project because it showed us what kind of contributors really take part in a super pac. The numbers and percentages are realistic and they take part of actual campaigns. This gives us an idea of what kind of federal organizations and individual donors we should include with our candidate and how much they would donate for the super pac.
"2016 Presidential Candidates Joe Biden." On the Issues. Jesse Gordon, ontheissues.org, n.d. Web. 23 Sept. 2015. <http://www.ontheissues.org/Joe_Biden.htm>. This source revealed what Joe Biden believes in and supports politically, economically, and socially. This source is reliable because it provides a lot of information on politics and is well-known.
Zelizer, Julian. "Why Are So Many Running For President?" CNN. CNN, 21 June 2015. Web. 24 Sept. 2015. <http://www.cnn.com/2015/06/21/opinions/zelizer-why-run-for-president/>. The CNN report of the reasons that many people are running intrigued our group. Some of the candidates know for a fact that they have no chance of winning, but then why are they running? These candidates are running in order to sell certain messages and bring selective issues to light. Also, some candidates just want the fame and attention that comes along with running for President of the Unites States.