Donald Trump’s Childcare Plan Includes Foster And Adopted Children

Tuesday night in Aston, Pennsylvania, presidential candidate Donald Trump unveiled his plan to offer child care and maternity tax credit.

Denalee Chapman September 14, 2016

Tuesday night in Aston, Pennsylvania, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump unveiled his plan to offer child care and maternity tax credit. This plan, he specifically stated, includes parents of adopted children and foster children. His proposed plan is generous for families with children and does not exclude parents who choose to stay at home to care for the children rather than be in the work force.

The plan includes paid maternity leave and is indicative of his aim to create a greater equality in our country for working individuals. Currently, the United States does not require employers to offer paid maternity leave.

Additionally, Trump made it clear that the cost of this financial break for parents would not be a burden to employers. That is, it will not cost employers any more to hire women than to hire men.

For a full breakdown of Mr. Trump’s proposal, go to his official website where he outlines the plan in detail.

Democratic Presidential Candidates Hillary Clinton has also spoken about her passion for foster care and adoption. Learn more about her perspective on the topic here.

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Denalee Chapman

Denalee is an adoptive mother, a motivational speaker, a writer, and a lover of life. She and her husband have adventured through the hills and valleys of life to find that the highest highs and the lowest lows are equally fulfilling. Book Denalee to speak to your group, or find Denalee's writings, including her books on her website at

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