After 8 long years of gridlock in D.C., laws broken, the Constitution forsaken, WE the American People demanded a change.
President Trump is proceeding with this Plan for America at an extraordinary pace and he is making use of every minute of every day to achieve his goals to “Make America Great Again.” Today, the headline from Fox Business News is: “Trump Tips Dow to 20K.” Fox Business Wrote: “President Donald Trump demonstrates his seriousness about fulfilling campaign promises of lower taxes, less regulation, and more fiscal spending.”
On his first week, President Trump signed executive orders: (Sources: Fox Business, WhiteHouse.gov)
Clearing the way for the Keystone pipelines
Two Presidential Memoranda reviving the Keystone XL pipeline and Dakota Access pipelines.
He also signed three other related orders that would:
expedite the environmental permitting process for infrastructure projects related to the pipelines;
direct the Commerce Department to streamline the manufacturing permitting process; and
give the Commerce Department 180 days to maximize the use of U.S. steel in the pipeline.Pushing for relief from the costs imposed by Obamacare
Reinstating a ban on public funds for international organizations that perform or advocate for abortion
An order to reinstate the so-called “Mexico City Policy” – a ban on federal funds to international groups that perform abortions or lobby to legalize or promote abortion. The policy was instituted in 1984 by President Reagan, but has gone into and out of effect depending on the party in power in the White House.Freezing both new regulations and federal hiring
Executive Order Minimizing the Economic Burden of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act Pending Repeal
It orders agencies to “waive, defer, grant exemptions from, or delay the implementation of any provision or requirement” of ObamaCare that imposes a “fiscal burden on any State or a cost, fee, tax, penalty, or regulatory burden on individuals, families, healthcare providers, health insurers, patients, recipients of healthcare services, purchasers of health insurance, or makers of medical devices, products, or medications.”
President Trump pulled out of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) on Monday
He signed a notice that the U.S. will begin withdrawing from the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal. Trump called the order “a great thing for the American worker.”
President Trump is re-negotiating NAFTA (North American Free Trade Agreement) in effect since Bill Clinton’s administration
Memorandum for the Heads of Executive Departments and Agencies
An order imposing a hiring freeze for some federal government workers as a way to shrink the size of government. This excludes the military, as Trump noted at the signing.
President Trump met with Union Leaders and rank-and-file members at the White House. Douglas McCarron, president of United Brotherhood of Carpenters said: “it hit home for the people who have been hurting.” Sean McGarvey, president of N.American’s Building Trades Unions: “By far the best meeting” he had in Washington. These construction unions may be willing to work with President Trump on infrastructure spending. House Speaker Paul Ryan is set to “carve out space” in the budget for an “expansive” plan.
Business leaders had their turn meting with President Trump as well. President Trump promised to improve business climate with fewer regulations, lower taxes. He will get tough with companies moving jobs overseas and CEOs seemed to get the message.
President Trump has reshaped how he deals with the press by calling on non-mainstream news outlets first at the daily briefing, leaving wires and major TV networks waiting their turn.
President Trump signed executive orders on Immigration and on Mexico Border Wall, Targets U.S. ‘Sanctuary Cities’.”
“We have been talking about this from the beginning.” President Trump signed the orders at the Department of Homeland security headquarters. IMMEDIATE WORK TO BEGIN ON THE BORDER. “Today the United States gets control of the borders.” President Donald J. Trump
President Trump met with car makers
General Motors (GM) CEO Mary Barra, Ford (F) CEO Mark Fields and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCAU) CEO Sergio Marchionne joined Trump at the White House, where regulatory reform, corporate taxes and trade were topics of discussion.
Toyota made a separate announcement that its factory in Princeton, Ind., will add 400 jobs under a $600 million investment. The money will be used to modernize the facility and meet growing demand for the Highlander SUV, according to Toyota. The project will begin in the fall of 2019.
Trump drafted an order seeking review on terror interrogations
President Trump tweets about Chicago ‘carnage,” says he may ‘send in the Feds’ if not fixed.
President Trump just said to the American People “You Will Never Be Ignored Again”