He’s Spurred the America’s Economy - Booming Again
o Enacted the largest tax cuts in America’s history – slashing the top tax rate on business from 35 percent to 21 percent. He also cut taxes on an estimated 90 percent of individuals.
o Erased almost all of Barack Obama’s thousands of anti-business regulations that were suffocating America’s economy. President Trump has eliminated 22 regulations for every one regulation added.
o As a result, the U.S. economy is now growing more than twice as fast under President Trump than it was under President Obama. The U.S. economy grew just 1.6 percent during Obama’s final year as President. The U.S. economy has been growing at better than 3 percent during the past 18 months under President Trump.
o The economy has created 4.5 million new jobs so far under President Trump. If he keeps going at this rate, the U.S. economy will create 17 MILLION new jobs during Donald Trump’s 8 years as President.
o President Trump withdrew the U.S. from Obama’s so-called Paris Climate Accord, which would have cost America $3 TRILLION over the next 10 years.
o Under President Trump, the U.S. has now become an oil and energy exporter, thanks to President Trump authorizing the building of the Keystone and Dakota Pipelines and eliminating Obama’s many regulations that were blocking U.S. exploration and development of our oil, natural gas, and coal resources. This has also created tens of thousands of new jobs for Americans.
o Scrapped the NAFTA trade deal and struck a new trade deal with Mexico and Canada, more favorable to American workers, called the U.S.-Mexico-Canada trade pact.
o Struck a new trade deal with South Korea.
o President Trump has gotten the European Union to drop many trade barriers to U.S. products, he has dropped his threats to increase tariffs on products from Europe.
o President Trump is finally standing up to China and other bad actors on trade. President Trump has made it clear that free trade will no longer be a one-way street. Trade deals must be fair. Free trade must flow both ways.
o President Trump is on the brink of getting Japan to agree to a trade deal that will open up Japan’s markets to American products.
o Withdrew from the Trans-Pacific Partnership, as he promised he would during the 2016 campaign.
o Eliminated the ObamaCare Individual Mandate along with other ObamaCare mandates.
o Loosened up regulations to allow Americans more flexibility in what kinds of health care plans they can buy – including more affordable catastrophic coverage and cost-sharing co-op plans. Health care cost increases have now stabilized – in contrast to the 100 percent increases in health care costs under President Obama.
o Worked to bring companies back to the U.S. Apple has announced that it is brining $350 BILLION back into the U.S. and will use this money to build factories. Many other companies – such as Toyota, Mazda, Broadcom Limited and Foxconn – have also announced plans to open U.S. plants.
o Food stamp use is now at a 9-year low.
Securing America’s Borders
o Reduced illegal border crossings by 35 percent.
o Ended the Obama-era “catch and release” of illegal immigrants.
o Boosted the arrests of illegal immigrants inside the U.S. – including the arrest and deportation of thousands of members of the ultra-violent MS-13 gang.
o The number of illegal immigrants now living in the U.S. has gone down under President Trump.
o Doubled the number of counties participating with Immigration and Customs Enforcement charged with deporting illegal immigrants.
o Cracking down on some 300 sanctuary cities that defy ICE but still get federal dollars.
o Added hundreds of new immigration judges.
o Secured partial funding for building a wall along our southern border, as well as other border security measures.
o Put up dense military-style barbed wire fencing along hundreds of miles of our southern until funding for a more permanent wall is secured.
o Laid out new principles for reforming immigration and announced plan to end "chain migration."
Dramatically Reduced Crime
o Signed three executive orders aimed at cracking down on international criminal organizations.
o Created new National Public Safety Partnership, a cooperative initiative with cities to reduce violent crimes.
o Ended Obama’s rhetorical war against cops (where he kept calling our police racist) and is instead supporting America’s thin blue line that protects civilization. As a result, cop killings have been cut in half since the Obama years.
o Violent crime is now dropping dramatically in America’s urban areas – in contrast to the Obama years when violent crime was steadily increasing.
Transforming America’s Federal Courts
o Has appointed more than 150 new federal judges – all of them rock-solid conservative Constitutionalists.
o Won the confirmations of Justices Neil Gorsuch and Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court, who are turning out to be every bit as conservative as Justice Clarence Thomas and the late great Justice Antonin Scalia.
Supporting America’s Veterans
o Enacted the Veterans Choice program – which allows veterans to get medical treatment in private hospitals if they are not getting the care they need in a timely way from the government-run VA hospitals. The federal government then pays for their treatment.
o Cleaning up corruption in the Veterans Administration by signing the Veterans Accountability and Whistleblower Protection Act. This new law allows senior officials in the Department of Veterans Affairs to fire failing employees and establish safeguards to protect whistleblowers.
o Signed the Veterans Appeals Improvement and Modernization Act.
o Signed the Harry W. Colmery Veterans Educational Assistance Act, to provide support for veterans looking to continue their education so they can get the skills they need for employment.
o Created a VA hotline.
o Had the VA launch an online “Access and Quality Tool” to provide veterans with a way to access wait time and quality of health care data so they can make informed decisions on where to get medical care and treatment.
o Announced three initiatives to expand access to healthcare for veterans using telehealth technology because many health issues can be diagnosed and treated remotely via video cam and computer.
Destroyed ISIS and Confronted Radical Islam
Making America Strong Again
o Secured the largest increase in spending for our military since the days of President Reagan.
o Empowered military leaders to “seize the initiative and win,” reducing the need for the White House sign off on every mission – reversing President Obama’s policy of micromanaging every decision that should be made by generals and commanders on the ground.
o Directed the revival of the National Space Council to develop space war strategies – including a comprehensive shield to protect America and our allies against ICBM nuclear missile strikes.
o Elevated U.S. Cyber Command into a major warfighting command.
o Withdrew from the U.N. Global Compact on Migration, which Trump saw as a threat to borders.
o Imposed a travel ban on nations that lack border and anti-terrorism security.
o Forced North Korea to end its nuclear missile program by imposing strong sanctions against this rogue regime. North Korea is now also destroying and dismantling its watch towers and military installations along its border with South Korea.
o Dropped the massive MOAB bomb on the ISIS leadership in Afghanistan, which wiped out much of the ISIS leadership
o Ordered his generals to undertake whatever measures are necessary to destroy ISIS. U.S. backed forces recaptured Raqqa and Mosul in the summer of 2017 and killed tens of thousands of ISIS fighters along with most of the ISIS leadership.
o When Obama left office, ISIS controlled an area of the Middle East the size Indiana. Today, ISIS controls no territory.
o While ISIS-inspired radicals are still very dangerous, the size and scale of ISIS or ISIS-inspired attacks against civilians have decreased 80 percent under President Trump
o Announced a new Afghanistan strategy that strengthens support for U.S. forces at war with terrorism.
o Forced NATO to do more in the war against Islamic radicals in Afghanistan.
o Approved a new Iran strategy plan focused on neutralizing the country’s influence in the region and halting Iran’s plans to develop nuclear weapons.
o Ordered missile strikes against a Syrian airbase used in a chemical weapons attack.
o Prevented subsequent chemical attacks by announcing a plan to detect them better and warned of future strikes if they were used.
o Ordered new sanctions on the dictatorship in Venezuela.
o Successfully pushed our NATO allies to pay for more of their fair share of NATO and defense spending.
o Made good on a campaign promise to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.
o Conducted an historic 12-day trip through Asia, winning new cooperative deals. On the trip, he attended three regional summits to promote American interests.
Ended the Obama Regime’s War on Christians
o Ordered federal government agencies to end the Obama regime’s bias against Christians that dominated federal agencies under Obama.
o Ordered the IRS to end the political targeting of Christian and conservative organizations that we saw happening under President Obama.
o Ordered the Justice Department to review and investigate reports of civil rights violations and hate crimes committed against Christians and Jewish people.
o Made it his personal mission to make it socially acceptable to say “Merry Christmas” again and to put Christ back in Christmas. The result is many large department stores are now saying “Merry Christmas” at Christmas time instead of “Happy Holidays.”
o Openly talks about America’s Christian and religious foundations in his public speeches.
o Defends freedom of speech and thought by ridiculing Political Correctness Dogma
o Ended federal support of the anti-Christian “core curriculum” in public schools.
o Working to put parents back in charge of America’s schools instead of unions and bureaucrats.
Fighting the Opioid Crisis
o Declared a Nationwide Public Health Emergency on opioids.
o Established a council to determine that overdoses are underreported by as much as 24 percent.
o Laid out a new five-point strategy to fight the crisis.
o Announced fentanyl substances will be classified as a drug class under the Controlled Substances Act.
o Launched a physician fraud crackdown, arresting more than 400 doctors for distributing opioids illegally.
o Added $500 million to fight the opioid crisis.
o The Drug Enforcement Agency has collected 456 tons of illegal opioids under Trump.