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Is Donald Trump Really Good for Small Business?

Is Donald Trump Really Good for Small Business?

Take a Closer Look at the Candidate Before You Cast Your Vote

Donald Trump

Despite, or perhaps because of, his brash nature and political inexperience, Donald Trump has found a way to resonate deeply with small business owners. According to a recent poll from Manta, a small-business networking platform, a whopping 60 percent of over 2,000 small business owners polled planned to vote for Trump in the primary elections (with Ted Cruz coming in a distant second among Republican candidates at 16 percent).

Trump continues to claim that his business acumen and negotiating powers will prove useful in the White House, and so far, small businesses seem to agree. Though some participants in the Manta poll said outright that they “can’t stand Donald Trump as a person,” they favor Trump for his proposed tax policies and feel that he can relate to the ups and downs of owning a business.

While Trump may have found ways to survive as a business owner through decades of dramatic highs and lows, does that really mean he’s the best Presidential candidate for entrepreneurs? Before you cast your vote, consider the following:

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