Convince me on why trumps so great. I am in the middle although I am not old enough to vote I am old enough to respect and listen to what others have to say, so I ask why do YOU think trumps fit to be president running for a second term? I am not being disrespectful but but more curious on what point of view you have . I’d appreciate it if I didn’t receive hate or anything like that just a teenager trying to learn from there elders.
A (long) list of President Trump's Accomplishments
August 27, 2020 | re_tail20
Posted on 8/27/2020, 10:58:38 AM by re_tail20
He's done so much in so short a time, it's overwhelming.
Domestic Policy - Abortion
President Trump signed an Executive Order which orders a halt to U. S. tax money going to international organizations that fund or perform abortions.
Domestic Policy - Agriculture
Under President Trump’s leadership, up to $12 billion in aid for farmers affected by unfair trade retaliation has been approved
Under President Trump’s leadership, the Department of Agriculture has committed $124 million to rebuild rural water infrastructure.
Domestic Policy - American Natives
President Trump signed three bills to benefit American Natives into law
The first gives compensation to the Spokane tribe for loss of their lands in the mid-1900s
The second funds Native language programs
The third gives federal recognition to the Little Shell Tribe of Chippewa Natives in Montana.
Domestic Policy - Border Security
President Trump secured billions of dollars that, so far, are on track to funding an upgrade of 300 miles of border walls and border barriers - as part of a 700 + miles upgrading project
Domestic Policy - Children
President Trump signed the most comprehensive childhood cancer bill ever into law, which will advance childhood cancer research and improve treatments.
President Trump signed a bill into law which gives a $2.4 billion funding increase for the Child Care and Development Fund, providing a total of $8.1 billion to States to fund child care for low-income families.
President Trump signed The Child and Dependent Care Tax Credit (CDCTC) into law, which provides a tax credit equal to 20-35% of child care expenses, $3,000 per child & $6,000 per family + Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs), which allows people to set aside up to $5,000 in pre-tax $ to use for child care.
Domestic Policy - Communications
In the next week or two President Trump will be signing the first major anti-robocall law in decades called the TRACED Act (Telephone Robocall Abuse Criminal Enforcement and Deterrence.) Once it’s the law, the TRACED Act will extend the period of time the FCC has to catch & punish those who intentionally break telemarketing restrictions. The bill also requires voice service providers to develop a framework to verify calls are legitimate before they reach your phone.
Domestic Policy - Crime and Criminal Justice
Under President Trump’s leadership, violent crime has fallen every year he’s been in office after rising during the 2 years before he was elected.
Under President Trump’s leadership, the Department of Justice and the Board Of Prisons launched a new “Ready to Work Initiative” to help connect employers directly with former prisoners.
Under President Trump’s leadership, the Federal Government is promoting second chance hiring to give former inmates the opportunity to live crime-free lives and find meaningful employment.
President Trump signed the groundbreaking First Step Act into law in 2018, which enacted reforms that make our justice system fairer and help former inmates successfully return to society.
The First Step Act’s reforms addressed inequities in sentencing laws that disproportionately harmed African-Americans and reformed mandatory minimums that created unfair outcomes.
The First Step Act expands judicial discretion in sentencing of non-violent crimes.
The First Step Act provides rehabilitative programs to inmates, helping them successfully rejoin society and not return to crime.
Over 90% of those benefitting from the retroactive sentencing reductions in the First Step Act are African-Americans.
President Trump received the Bipartisan Justice Award at a historically black college for his criminal justice reform accomplishments.
Under President Trump’s leadership, the Department of Homeland Security has hired more victim assistance specialists, helping victims get resources and support.
President Trump signed a bill into law that makes cruelty to animals a federal felony so that animal abusers face tougher consequences.
Domestic Policy - Domestic Security - Human Trafficking
Under President Trump’s leadership, through the Anti-Trafficking Coordination Team (ACTeam) initiative, Federal law enforcement has more than doubled convictions of human traffickers and increased the number of defendants charged by 75% in ACTeam districts.
Under President Trump’s leadership, the Department of Justice dismantled an organization that was the Internet’s leading source of prostitution-related advertisements resulting in sex trafficking.
Under President Trump’s leadership, the Office of Management and Budget has published new anti-trafficking guidance for government procurement officials to more effectively combat human trafficking.
Under President Trump’s leadership, the Department of Health and Human Services has provided funding to support the National Human Trafficking hotline to identify perpetrators and give victims the help they need.
The hotline has identified 16,862 potential human trafficking cases.
Under President Trump’s leadership, the Department of Justice has provided grants to organizations that support human trafficking victims – serving nearly 9,000 cases from July 1, 2017, to June 30, 2018.
Under President Trump’s leadership, the Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s Homeland Security Investigations have arrested 1,588 criminals associated with human trafficking.
President Trump signed the “Allow States and Victims to Fight Online Sex Trafficking Act” (FOSTA) into law, which includes the “Stop Enabling Sex Traffickers Act” (SESTA) which both give law enforcement and victims new tools to fight sex trafficking.
Domestic Policy - Economy
Before the Coronavirus Pandemic:
Under President Trump’s leadership, a record number of regulations that hurt small businesses have been eliminated
Under President Trump’s leadership, the U. S. stock market continually hits all-time record highs.
Under President Trump’s leadership, communities across the country have been designated as Opportunity Zones.
The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act signed into law by President Trump doubled the maximum amount of the child tax credit available to parents and lifted the income limits so more people could claim it.
It also created a new tax credit for other dependents.
It also caused companies to bring back over a TRILLION dollars from overseas .
Under President Trump’s leadership, Manufacturing jobs are growing at the fastest rate in more than 30 years.
Under President Trump’s leadership, Stock Market has reached record highs.
Under President Trump’s leadership, Median household income has hit highest level ever recorded.
Under President Trump’s leadership, Caucasian-American unemployment is at an all time low.
Under President Trump’s leadership, African-American unemployment is at an all time low.
Under President Trump’s leadership, Hispanic-American unemployment is at an all time low.
Under President Trump’s leadership, Asian-American unemployment is at an all time low.
Under President Trump’s leadership, female unemployment rate is at a 65-year low.
Under President Trump’s leadership, youth unemployment is at a 50-year low.
Under President Trump’s leadership, the lowest unemployment rate ever has been recorded.
Under President Trump’s leadership, the Pledge to America’s Workers has resulted in employers committing to train more than 4 million Americans.
Under President Trump’s leadership, 95 percent of U.S. manufacturers are optimistic about the future— the highest ever.
President Trump signed an Executive Order that allows small businesses to group together when buying insurance to get a better price.
Under President Trump’s leadership, as a result of the Republican tax cut law, small businesses will have the lowest top marginal tax rate in more than 80 years.
Under President Trump’s leadership, as a result of the Republican tax cut law, new Opportunity Zone Incentives to promote investment in low-income communities across the country have been created.
Under President Trump’s leadership, these new Opportunity Zones are expected to spur $100 billion in long-term private capital investment in economically distressed communities across the country.
Under President Trump’s leadership, both consumer & small business confidence is at an all time high.
Under President Trump’s leadership, more Americans are now employed than ever recorded before in our history.
Under President Trump’s leadership, since his election in November of 2016, more than 7 million jobs have been created by businesses and corporations
Under President Trump’s leadership, since his election in November of 2016, more than 400,000 manufacturing jobs have been created by businesses and corporations
Under President Trump’s leadership, the 25% lowest-paid Americans enjoyed a 4.5% income boost in November 2019, which outpaced a 2.9% gain in earnings for the country's highest-paid employees.
Under President Trump’s leadership, low-wage and lower-wage employees are benefiting from higher minimum wages and from corporations that are increasing entry-level pay.
Under President Trump’s leadership, there were all-time record sales during the 2019 holidays.
Under President Trump’s leadership, new single-family home sales are up 31.6% compared to just one year ago.
Under President Trump’s leadership, the poverty rate fell to a 17-year low of 11.8% as a result of a jobs-rich environment.
Under President Trump’s leadership, poverty rates for African-Americans and Hispanic-Americans have reached their lowest levels since the U.S. began collecting such data.
President Trump signed a welfare reform bill into law which requires able-bodied adults who don’t have children to work or look for work if they’re on welfare.
President Trump withdrew the U.S. from the job killing TPP deal.
Domestic Policy - Education
President Trump directed the Education Secretary to end Common Core.
President Trump called on Congress to pass school choice legislation so that no child is trapped in a failing school because of his or her zip code.
President Trump signed a funding bill into law that increased funding for school choice by $42 million.
President Trump included a section in the tax cut bill he signed into law that promotes school choice by allowing families to use 529 college savings plans for elementary and secondary education.
President Trump signed the first Perkins CTE reauthorization since 2006, authorizing more than $1 billion for states each year to fund vocational and career education programs.
President Trump signed an Executive Order expanding apprenticeship opportunities for students and employees.
President Trump increased funding for Historically Brown Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) by more than 14%.
President Trump signed a bill into law forgiving Hurricane Katrina debt that threatened HBCUs.
President Trump made HBCUs a priority by creating the position of Executive Director of the White House Initiative on HBCUs.
President Trump ended the lax Obama - Biden disciplinary policies that made the Parkland school shooting possible
Domestic Policy - Energy
Under President Trump’s leadership, the U.S. is a net natural gas exporter for the first time since 1957.
Under President Trump’s leadership, U.S. oil production recently reached all-time high so we are less dependent on oil from the Middle East.
Under President Trump’s leadership, the U.S. surpassed Russia and Saudi Arabia to become the world’s largest producer of crude oil.
Domestic Policy - Environment
President Trump withdrew the United States from the job-killing Paris Climate Accord, and the U.S. still led the world by having the largest reduction in Carbon emissions.
President Trump signed the Save our Seas Act bill into law which funds $10 million per year to clean tons of plastic & garbage from the ocean.
Under President Trump’s leadership, the EPA gave $100 million to fix the water infrastructure problem in Flint, Michigan.
Domestic Policy - Federal Bureaucracy
President Trump signed a bill into law that increased the pay of most federal employees by an average of 3.1% — the largest raise in more than 10 years.
President Trump signed a bill into law that allows up to 12 weeks of paid parental leave for millions of federal employees.
Domestic Policy - Health Care
President Trump secured $6 billion in new funding to fight the opioid epidemic.
President Trump signed a Right-To-Try bill into law allowing terminally ill patients to try experimental treatment that wasn’t allowed before.
President Trump has reformed the Medicare program to stop hospitals from overcharging low-income seniors on their drugs—saving seniors 100’s of millions of $$$ this year alone.
Under President Trump’s leadership, the FDA has approved more affordable generic drugs than ever before in history.
President Trump signed a bill into law ending the gag orders on Pharmacists that prevented them from sharing money-saving information.
President Trump signed the Autism Collaboration, Accountability, Research, Education and Support Act (CARES) bill into law which allocates $1.8 billion in funding over the next five years to help people with autism spectrum disorder and to help their families.
President Trump signed a bill into law this year allowing some drug imports from Canada so that prescription prices would go down.
President Trump signed an Executive Order this year that forces all healthcare providers to disclose the cost of their services so that Americans can comparison shop and know how much less providers charge insurance companies. When signing that Executive Order, he said no American should be blindsided by bills for medical services they never agreed to in advance. Hospitals will now be required to post their standard charges for services, which include the discounted price a hospital is willing to accept.
Under President Trump’s leadership, drug prices have seen year-over-year declines in nine of the last ten months, with a 1.1% drop as of the most recent month. In the eight years prior to President Trump’s inauguration, prescription drug prices increased by an average of 3.6% per year.
Under President Trump’s leadership, the Department of Health and Human Services will provide HIV prevention drugs for free to 200,000 uninsured patients per year for 11 years.
In 2019 President President Trump signed into law two funding packages providing nearly $19 million in new funding for Lupus specific research and education programs, as well an additional $41.7 billion in funding for the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the most Lupus funding EVER.
President Trump signed the Preventing Maternal Deaths Act into law, which provides funding for states to develop maternal mortality reviews to better understand maternal complications and identify solutions & largely focuses on reducing the higher mortality rates for African-Americans.
President Trump signed a bill into law that improves the National Suicide Hotline.
Domestic Policy - Homosexuality
President Trump ordered Ric Grenell, his openly homosexual ambassador to Germany, to lead a global initiative to decriminalize homosexuality across the globe.
President Trump appointed five openly homosexual ambassadors.
Domestic Policy - Intellectual Property
President Trump signed the Music Modernization Act, the biggest change to copyright law in decades, into law
Domestic Policy - Interior
President Trump signed a bill into law that creates five national monuments, expands several national parks, adds 1.3 million acres of wilderness, and permanently reauthorizes the Land and Water Conservation Fund.
President Trump signed the biggest wilderness protection & conservation bill in a decade into law and designated 375,000 acres as protected land.
Domestic Policy - Judiciary
President Trump has nominated and had confirmed two conservative U. S. Supreme Court Justices - Neil Gorsuch and Brett Kavanaugh
President Trump has nominated and had confirmed more conservative U. S. Federal Circuit Court Judges than any U. S. President in History
Domestic Policy - Military
President Trump finalized the creation of the United States Space Force as our Sixth Military branch.
Domestic Policy - Religion
President Trump signed an Executive Order prohibiting the U.S. government from discriminating against Christians or punishing expressions of faith.
President Trump signed an Executive Order that allows the government to withhold money from college campuses deemed to be anti-Jewish and who fail to combat anti-Jewishness.
Domestic Policy - Substances
President Trump signed a bill into law making CBD and Hemp legal.
Domestic Policy - Transportation
President Trump signed a bill to require airports to provide spaces for breastfeeding Moms.
Domestic Policy - Veterans
President Trump signed the Veterans Administration Choice Act and the Veterans Administration Accountability Act, expanded the Veterans Administration telehealth services, walk-in-clinics, and same-day urgent primary and mental health care.
President Trump signed an Executive Order funding prevention programs for Veteran suicide.
President Trump created a White House Veterans Administration Hotline to help veterans and principally staffed it with veterans and direct family members of veterans.
Under President Trump’s leadership, Veterans Administration employees are being held accountable for poor performance, with more than 4,000 Veterans Administration employees removed, demoted, and suspended so far.
President Trump issued an Executive Order requiring the Secretaries of Defense, Homeland Security, and Veterans Affairs to submit a joint plan to provide veterans access to access to mental health treatment as they transition to civilian life.
President Trump signed the 9/11 Victims Compensation Fund bill into law.
International Policy - North America - Central America - South America
President Trump reached a new trade deal with Canada and Mexico that will increase jobs here and $$$ coming in.
President Trump reached agreements with Mexico, Guatemala, and other Central American countries to stop and disperse the migrant caravans trying to take advantage of U. S. Asylum laws.
President Trump imposed sanctions on the socialists in Venezuela who have killed their citizens.
International Policy - Europe and NATO
President Trump reached a breakthrough agreement with the European Union to increase U. S. exports.
President Trump successfully pressured NATO allies to increase their military spending to finally match their agreed on percentages.
President Trump made a deal with the European Union to increase U. S. energy exports to Europe.
International Policy - Middle East
President Trump moved the U. S. Embassy in Israel to Jerusalem.
Under President Trump’s leadership, ISIS leader Abu Bakr Al-Baghdadi was killed.
Under President Trump’s leadership, ISIS has lost most of their territory and been largely dismantled.
Under President Trump’s leadership, Iranian Revolutionary Guards General Qasem Soleimani was killed
President Trump has had over a dozen U. S. hostages freed, including those President Obama could not get freed.
International Policy - Asia
President Trump imposed tariffs on China in response to its forced technology transfer, intellectual property theft, and chronically abusive trade practices.
President Trump has agreed to a Part One trade deal with China.
President Trump secured $250 billion in new trade and investment deals in China and $12 billion in Vietnam.
President Trump finalized a new trade agreement with South Korea.