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A List of Trump's Rapidly Changing Policy Positions

NBC News compiled a list of Trump's views since he announced his candidacy a year ago

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    Donald Trump speaks at a news conference on July 22, 2016, the morning after the Republican National Convention in Ohio.

    Donald Trump once offered up three different views on abortion in eight hours, and after a year of campaigning, the Republican nominee has continued to expound powerfully incoherent rhetoric and constantly evolving views.

    According to NBC News, Trump and the Republican Party are putting forward the most elusive presidential platform in modern history, and many of Trump's policies conflict with the party's own platform.

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     To better understand what the Republican Party nominee believes today — and yesterday — NBC News compiled a list of Trump's views since he announced his candidacy a year ago.

    "You have to have a certain degree of flexibility," the nominee said in a March debate when confronted on his evolving policy platform, taking a stance on immigration he'd reverse hours later. "You can't say, it's OK, and then you find out it's not OK and you don't want to do anything. You have to be flexible, because you learn."