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Promises Kept: A Pre-Midterm Trump Tally

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Mainstream media sources continue to cast our president in a bad light, but the evidence of his success speaks for itself. This article is Part 1 of a three-part series outlining President Trump’s outstanding accomplishments since taking office.

 

Economy

  • Passage of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, the first major tax reform signed in 30 years
  • Since passage of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, over 500 American companies have announced wage increases and bonuses
  • 2018 first quarter GDP grew 2.3 percent
  • The African American unemployment rate has reached its lowest ever recorded
  • Over 300,000 manufacturing jobs have been created
  • The number of Americans receiving food stamps has fallen by 2.6 million
  • According to the National Federation of Independent Business, small business optimism has sustained record-high levels under President Trump
  • President Trump is advancing reciprocal trade deals that protect American workers while ending destructive trade policies, including the Trans-Pacific Partnership
  • The Trump administration is working to defend American intellectual property from China’s unfair trade practices
  • Trump revamped an American free trade agreement with South Korea, reducing the US-South Korea trade deficit and allowing American products to gain improved access to Korean markets

Energy

  • The Trump administration is making an ongoing effort to reverse Obama-era policies that harmed the American energy sector and restricted our ability to sell to other nations
  • President Trump signed an Executive Order to expand offshore oil and gas drilling
  • Trump’s approval of the Keystone XL and Dakota Access pipelines supported approximately 42,000 indirect jobs, along with an estimated $2 billion in wages
  • The EPA has been directed to rescind Obama’s Clean Power Plan, which would eliminate billions of dollars in compliance costs
  • Trump is promoting American energy dominance, helping boost the economy
  • Under the Trump administration, the EPA has relaunched the Smart Sectors program, which partners with the private sector to develop non-regulatory solutions to environmental problems

Accountability

  • Trump is draining the swamp and promoting government transparency by calling for a comprehensive plan to reorganize the executive branch
  • Trump signed an Executive Order placing a lifetime ban on lobbying for foreign countries

Veterans

  • Trump created a new White House V.A. Hotline, fully staffed and 24-hour operational
  • In June, President Trump signed the VA Mission Act, a major reform of the department which expands veterans’ access to private health care
  • According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the unemployment rate of American veterans has dropped, mirroring the country’s overall decreasing unemployment rate under the Trump Administration

Public Health and Health Care

  • President Trump repealed Obamacare’s individual mandate
  • Under the Trump administration, the Department of Treasury has allowed Short Term Limited Duration plans to be extended up to 12 months
  • This summer, the president unveiled the American Patients First plan, created to lower prescription drug prices and out-of-pocket health care costs
  • The Trump administration is working with the Department of Health and Human Services to create a comprehensive strategy to combat the opioid crisis
  • The president signed a new opioid law this week aimed at stopping the flow of illegal fentanyl into the United States

Law and Order

  • President Trump is working with the Department of Justice to curb organized crime, cracking down especially hard on gang activity
  • The President and his Attorney General, Jeff Sessions, have taken comprehensive action to move towards dismantling MS-13
  • The President signed an Executive Order restoring local law enforcement’s access to surplus equipment from the Department of Defense
  • Trump is reshaping American courts, successfully appointing two Supreme Court Justices and appointing four times as many federal appeals judges as Obama in his first year in office

Immigration

  • The Trump Administration is cracking down illegal immigration, calling for the construction of a wall along our country’s Southern border and the deportation of illegal border crossers
  • Morale at the Department of Homeland security has skyrocketed under Trump, as employees no longer feel vilified for doing their jobs
  • ICE arrests and removals have increased under the Trump administration, with a focus on deporting individuals with criminal backgrounds
  • Trump has increased ICE funding by more than 10%
  • The President pulled the United States out of the United Nations’ Global Compact on Migration, a globalist policy that would threaten American sovereignty

Protecting the Unborn

  • In January 2018, the Trump administration rescinded an Obama-era bill preventing states from defunding abortion provider Planned Parenthood of Medicaid dollars
  • President Trump reinstated the Mexico City Policy, ensuring American tax dollars are protecting from funding the abortion industry in other nations
  • The President kept his promise to appoint pro-life judges to the Supreme Court, appointing Justices Neil Gorsuch and Brett Kavanaugh

 

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Peg

We have in our County of Albemarle/City of Charlottesville Jail Committee, those hat don’t want illegals reported to ICE. I attended a meeting and it was left that they would meet to decide not to notify ICE if illegals are incarcerated for driving without a license or not continuing Child Support. I think laws need to be in place that ICE is notified of Illegals regardless!

Dr.Dana Sheppard

President Trump has proven himself as a man of his word. I’m sure his parents would be very proud of him today. If we could all be like him, the world would be a wonderful place.

Steve

Add one more benefit: I feel a helluva lot prouder to be an American than I did with eight years of Obozo.

ROGER G LEE

Though I may not always agree with every word that comes out of his mouth (or his method of communicating), I CERTAINLY DO AGREE with his integrity and aim, which is to make America Great Again!! I fully support Donald Trump and his agenda and will support him myself and will continue to encourage others to do the same.

Jo Toles

Why do we not hear about Amac?!? I get AARP mail EVERY DAY 🙄

Tom

I think Trump is following up on all of his campaign promises, and I think that the blue wave in midterms is defeated, and that Trump is a shu-in in 2020. I know for a fact that I will vote for him. I am over 65, so I vote by absentee ballot, and have already voted a straight Republican ticket for the midterms. I don’t have a lot of money (my only income is SS, so I can’t donate any money), but I will always vote Republican, until I die, but I can’t guarantee how I will vote after I am dead, I guess that depends on whether a Liberal gets hold of my death certificate, but hopefully they won’t, I’m donating my body to science, so they definitely will not get my name off of my tombstone.

Russell cullum

Let’s give him the support he needs in the senate and house next Tuesday, get out and vote!

Dave & Aleta Walker

Why haven’t we heard about any of this from the mainstream! It’s NOT right! Do you think that mainstream media is bias? We need to continue to pray for him and our country daily.

Russell cullum

Let’s give him the support he needs in the senate and house next Tuesday Nov. 6th. Get out and vote!

Judy Glover

Great list! Thank you!

James

We need to help President Trump restore this nation. We need to vote out all democrats. MAGA! Vote!

Danna Windham

I am a true Patriot and am very satisfied with President Trump and Love our Country and am devastated to see how the Demoncrats are tearing our Country apart. They cheat, lie, threaten Trump and family and members of the Republican party and go after them in public. So sad what Soros is funding and the media that has turned into the horrible people full of hate. Praying for our Country and leaders to make peace. God bless America and looking For Jesus any day. Get ready he is coming.