DEBATES/MINIMUM WAGE: “For small businesses — by raising the minimum wage and helping, I think it should be a state option. Alabama is different than New York, New York is different from Vermont. Every state is different… How are you helping small businesses, when you’re forcing wages.”

-Donald Trump on Oct. 22, 2020, “Debate transcript: Trump, Biden final presidential debate moderated by Kristen Welker,” usatoday.com, Oct. 23, 2020