Donald Trump Reverses Stance On Raising Minimum Wage

AP

Donald Trump, the presumptive GOP nominee, said Sunday that “people have to get more,” after spending time on the campaign trail striking down the possibility of a minimum wage hike.

“I am looking at it, and I haven’t decided in terms of numbers. But I think people have to get more,” Trump said on ABC News’ “This Week.”

Trump has said that the wages were too high in the country, notably at a debate in November. Trump told ABC host George that it was a different opinion than previously expressed.

“Sure, it’s a change. I’m allowed to change,” he said. “But my real minimum wage is going to be — I’m going to bring companies back into this country, and they’re going to make a lot more than the $15 even.”

Trump acknowledged on NBC News’ “Meet the Press” that he wanted to just have the states decide.

“And I don’t know how people make it on $7.25 an hour. Now, with that being said, I would like to see an increase of some magnitude,” Trump said. “But I’d rather leave it to the states. Let the states decide.”

This post has been updated.

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