Red Maryland Candidate Survey: Jim Arnold for Congress, District 7
James C Arnold
Graduated from St. Mark School in Catonsville in 1980; Graduated from Mount Saint Joseph High School in Baltimore in 1984 and Loyola University in Baltimore in1989
Business Owner Master Plumber/Gas Fitter
Social Media Accounts
facebook page: jarnold2020
Why are you running for the 7th District seat?
New Direction is absolutely needed. The old ways of leadership have failed the people of Md. District 7. We must demand and expect better of our elected leaders, and not be expected to settle for less!
How do you plan to win the general election?
Strong Grassroots effort
Who do you consider your political role model, and why?
Abraham Lincoln: He presided over the most difficult time in our nation’s history. He ended slavery. He kept the Union together.
What is your favorite book about politics and policy, and why?
“Ben Carson’s America the Beautiful: I have a strong admiration for Dr. Carson. He is truly an amazing man, who embodies the spirit of the American success story.
What will be your top priority in Congress?
Direct All of my efforts to the people of Md. District 7 to help improve their lives at home.
What is the biggest issue facing the 7th district?
“Safety & Security First”: reducing murders, crime, violence, and drug addiction
What are the three biggest issues facing our country?
Immigration, Strong Economy, National Security
What is your position on the impeachment of President Trump?
What is your position on life issues? (abortion, assisted suicide)
Against Abortion and assisted suicide
What is your position on taxes, spending and the federal deficit?
Advocate of the recent federal tax cuts. We need real spending controls. The federal deficit is out of control. I am for a balanced budget amendment.
What is your position on gun rights?
Advocate of the Second Amendment
What is your position on the legalization of marijuana?
What is your position on trade?
I support the President’s positions on the renegotiation of prior bad trade deals. We need to continue our efforts to push hard to seek a better trade deal with China for the long term benefit of the U. S.
What is your position on foreign policy and military issues?
Strong National Defense, but work hard to End Endless Wars
Would you support the passage of the Human Life Amendment?
Would you support the passage of the Balanced Budget Amendment?