Jobs and the economy
•Passage of the tax reform bill providing $5.5 billion in cuts & repealing the Obamacare mandate.
•Increase of the GDP above 3 %.
•Creation of 1.7 million new jobs,
•Saw the Dow Jones reach record highs.
•A rebound in economic confidence to a 17-year high.
•A new executive order to boost apprenticeships.
•A move to boost computer sciences in Education Department programs.
Killing job-stifling regulations
•Signed an Executive Order demanding that two regulations be killed for every new one creates.
He beat that big & cut 16 rules and regulations for every one created, saving $8.1 billion.
•Withdrew from the Obama-era Paris Climate Agreement, ending the threat of environmental regulations.
•Signed an Executive Order cutting the time for infrastructure permit approvals.
•Eliminated an Obama rule on
•Made good on his campaign promise to withdraw from the Trans-Pacific Partnership.
•Opened up the North American Free Trade Agreement for talks to better the deal for the U.S.
•Worked to bring
•Worked to promote the sale of U.S products abroad.
•Made enforcement of U.S. trade laws, especially those that involve national security, a priority.
Boosting U.S. energy dominance
•The Department of Interior, which has led the way in cutting regulations, opened plans to lease 77 million acres in the Gulf of Mexico for oil & gas drilling.
•Trump traveled the world to promote the sale &
•Expanded energy infrastructure projects like the Keystone XL Pipeline snubbed by Obama.
•Ordered the Environmental Protection Agency to kill Obama’s Clean Power Plan.
•EPA is reconsidering Obama rules on methane emissions.
Protecting U.S. homeland
•Made progress to build the border wall with Mexico.
•Ended the Obama-era “catch & release” of illegal
•Boosted the arrests of illegals inside the U.S.
•Doubled the # of counties participating with Immigration & Customs Enforcement charged with deporting illegals.
•Removed 36 % more criminal gang members than in fiscal 2016.
•Started the end of the DACA.
•Cracking down on some 300 sanctuary cities that defy ICE but still get federal dollars.
•Added some 100 new immigration judges.
•Justice announced grants of $98 million to fund 802 new cops.
•Homeland rounded up nearly 800 MS-13 members, an 83 % 1 yr increase.
•Signed three executive orders aimed at cracking down on international criminal organizations.
•AG Jeff Sessions
•Trump has nominated 73 federal judges & won his nomination of Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court.
•Ordered ethical standards including
•Called for a comprehensive plan to reorganize the executive branch.
•Ordered an overhaul to modernize the digital government.
•Called for a full audit of the Pentagon and its spending.
•First, the president declared a Nationwide
•His Council of Economic Advisors played a role in determining that overdoses are underreported by as much as 24 %.
•The Department of Health & Human Services laid out a new 5 point strategy to fight the crisis.
•Justice started a fraud crackdown, arresting more than 400.
•The administration added $500 million to fight the crisis.
•On National Drug Take Back Day,
•In his first week, Trump reinstated & expanded the Mexico City Policy
that blocks some $9 billion in foreign being used for abortions.
•Worked with Congress on a bill overturning
•Published guidance to block Obamacare money from supporting abortion.
•Signed Veterans Accountability & Whistleblower Protection Act to allow senior officials in the Dept. of
•Signed the Veterans Appeals Improvement & Modernization Act.
•Signed the Harry W. Colmery Veterans Educational Assistance Act, to provide support.
•Signed the VA Choice &
•Created a VA hotline.
•Had the VA launch an online “Access &Quality Tool,” providing veterans with a way to access wait time & quality of care data.
Promoting peace through strength
•Directed the rebuilding of the military & ordered a new national strategy & nuclear posture review.
•Empowered military leaders to “seize the initiative & win,” reducing the need for a White House sign off on every mission.
•Directed the revival of the National Space Council to develop space war strategies.
•Elevated U.S. Cyber
•Withdrew from the U.N. Global Compact on Migration, which Trump saw as a threat to borders.
•Imposed a travel ban on nations that lack border & anti-terrorism security.
•Saw ISIS lose virtually all of its territory.
•Announced a new Afghanistan strategy that strengthens support for U.S. forces at war with terrorism.
•NATO increased support for the war in Afghanistan.
Approved a new Iran
•Ordered missile strikes against a Syrian airbase used in a chemical weapons attack.
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•Ordered new sanctions on the dictatorship in Venezuela.
Restoring confidence in and respect for America
•Trump won the release of Americans
•Made good on a campaign promise to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.
•Conducted a historic 12-day trip through Asia, winning new cooperative deals. On the trip, he attended
•He traveled to the Middle East & Europe to build new relationships with leaders.
•Traveled to Poland & on to Germany for the G-20 meeting where he pushed again for funding of women entrepreneurs.
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