Trump on Space

For Donald Trump, fixing potholes is a higher priority than NASA, Mashable

"In the old days, it [NASA] was great. Right now, we have bigger problems, you understand that," Trump said. "We have to fix our potholes. We don't exactly have a lot of money." Right now NASA receives roughly one half of 1% of the overall federal budget each year, amounting to about $18 billion allocated to the space agency for fiscal year 2015. Trump also made it clear that he is excited about the emerging private spaceflight industry. "You know, space is actually being taken over privately, which is great," he said according to a WMUR video taken of the event. "It's being taken over, a lot of private companies going up into space. I like that maybe even better."

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