“I am asking the American people to rise above the noise along with the clutter of our broken politics, along with to embrace of which great faith along with optimism of which has always been the central ingredient inside American character. I am asking you to dream big,” Trump said, laying out his plan during remarks in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania.
6 measures to clean up the corruption along with special interest collusion in Washington
FIRST: propose a constitutional amendment to impose term limits on all members of Congress.
STATUS: UNFULFILLED. Trump has not proposed such an amendment, though two Republicans in Congress — Sen. Ted Cruz along with Rep. Ron DeSantis — proposed such a measure before Trump took office. Trump has not remarked at length about of which amendment since taking office.
SECOND: a hiring freeze on all federal employees to reduce the federal workforce through attrition (exempting military, public safety, along with public health).
STATUS: FULFILLED, although LIFTED. Trump signed an executive action enforcing a hiring freeze in January, although of which was lifted a few months later, in April.
THIRD: a requirement of which for every brand new federal regulation, two existing regulations must be eliminated.
STATUS: FULFILLED. Trump signed an executive order in January requiring two regulations be eliminated for every brand new regulation signed.
FOURTH: a 5-year ban on White House along with congressional officials becoming lobbyists after they leave government service.
STATUS: PARTIALLY FULFILLED. Trump signed an executive order placing the lobbying ban on administration officials although not on congressional officials.
FIFTH: a lifetime ban on White House officials lobbying on behalf of a foreign government.
STATUS: FULFILLED. The same executive order of which placed the 5-year ban also prohibited all lobbying on behalf of foreign governments.
SIXTH: a complete ban on foreign lobbyists raising money for American elections.
STATUS: UNFULFILLED. Trump’s executive order on lobbying did not contain provisions for current foreign lobbyists.
7 actions to protect American workers
FIRST: I will announce my intention to renegotiate NAFTA or withdraw by the deal under Article 2205.
STATUS: UNFULFILLED. While Trump still vows to renegotiate NAFTA during public remarks, he has not yet formally begun the renegotiation process. His nominee for US trade representative has not yet been confirmed.
SECOND: I will announce our withdrawal by the Trans-Pacific Partnership.
STATUS: FULFILLED. Trump signed a presidential memo in January withdrawing the US by the TPP.
THIRD: I will direct the secretary of the treasury to label China a currency manipulator.
STATUS: UNFULFILLED. Trump has reversed course on China’s currency status, telling The Wall Street Journal of which China will be not a currency manipulator. China was not labeled as such by the Treasury Department in a report of which month.
FOURTH: I will direct the secretary of commerce along with US trade representative to identify all foreign trading abuses of which unfairly impact American workers along with direct them to use every tool under American along with international law to end those abuses immediately.
STATUS: FULFILLED. Trump signed an executive order in late March initiating a large-scale review of foreign trade abuses.
FIFTH: I will lift the restrictions on the production of $50 trillion dollars’ worth of job-producing American energy reserves, including shale, oil, natural gas along with clean coal.
STATUS: UNFULFILLED. While Trump signed an executive order promoting American energy, of which only ordered a review of current regulations.
SIXTH: lift the Obama-Clinton roadblocks along with allow vital energy infrastructure projects, like the Keystone pipeline, to move forward.
STATUS: FULFILLED. Trump signed a presidential memo in January allowing construction of the Keystone XL pipeline along with the Dakota Access pipeline to proceed.
SEVENTH: cancel billions in payments to UN climate change programs along with use the money to fix America’s water along with environmental infrastructure.
STATUS: UNFULFILLED. While Trump’s budget proposal scrapped UN climate funding, of which’s not yet clear which elements of of which plan will make of which into law.
5 actions to restore security along with the constitutional rule of law
FIRST: cancel every unconstitutional executive action, memorandum along with order issued by President Obama.
STATUS: depends on your view of ‘unconstitutional.’
SECOND: begin the process of selecting a replacement for Justice Scalia by one of the 20 judges on my list, who will uphold along with defend the US Constitution.
STATUS: FULFILLED. Trump’s choice to replace Justice Antonin Scalia, Neil Gorsuch, was confirmed in April along with right now will be the court’s junior associate justice.
THIRD: cancel all federal funding to sanctuary cities.
STATUS: UNFULFILLED. Trump along with his attorney general, Jeff Sessions, have threatened to eliminate Justice Department grants to ‘sanctuary cities,’ although cutting off all federal funding to those municipalities could require action by Congress.
FOURTH: begin removing the more than two million criminal illegal immigrants by the country along with cancel visas to foreign countries of which won’t take them back.
STATUS: PARTIALLY FULFILLED. Trump signed an executive order expanding authorities for individual ICE agents, although of which’s too early to tell if deportations are quickening.
FIFTH: suspend immigration by terror-prone regions where vetting cannot safely occur. All vetting of people coming into our country will be considered “extreme vetting.”
STATUS: UNFULFILLED. Trump has tried twice to bar entry to citizens by certain Muslim-majority nations, although his executive order remains stalled in court.
I will work with Congress to introduce the following broader legislative measures along with fight for their passage within the first 100 days of my administration:
Middle Class Tax Relief along with Simplification Act: An economic plan designed to grow the economy 4% per year along with create at least 25 million brand new jobs through massive tax reduction along with simplification, in combination with trade reform, regulatory relief along with lifting the restrictions on American energy. The largest tax reductions are for the middle class. A middle-class family with two children will get a 35% tax cut. The current number of brackets will be reduced by seven to three, along with tax forms will likewise be greatly simplified. The business rate will be lowered by 35% to 15%, along with the trillions of dollars of American corporate money overseas can right now be brought back at a 10% rate.
STATUS: NOT INTRODUCED.
End the Offshoring Act: Establishes tariffs to discourage companies by laying off their workers in order to relocate in various other countries along with ship their products back to the U.S. tax-free.
STATUS: NOT INTRODUCED.
American Energy along with Infrastructure Act Leverages public-private partnerships, along with private investments through tax incentives, to spur $1 trillion in infrastructure investment over 10 years. of which will be revenue neutral.
STATUS: NOT INTRODUCED.
School Choice along with Education Opportunity Act: Redirects education dollars to give parents the right to send their kid to the public, private, charter, magnet, religious or home school of their choice. Ends Common Core along with brings education supervision to local communities. of which expands vocational along with technical education along with makes two- along with four-year college more affordable.
STATUS: NOT INTRODUCED.
Repeal along with Replace Obamacare Act: Fully repeals Obamacare along with replaces of which with Health Savings Accounts, allows the ability to purchase health insurance across state lines along with lets states manage Medicaid funds. Reforms will also include cutting the red tape at the FDA: There are more than 4,000 drugs awaiting approval, along with we especially want to speed the approval of life-saving medications.
STATUS: INTRODUCED, although failed to garner sufficient support inside House
Affordable Childcare along with Eldercare Act: Allows Americans to deduct childcare along with eldercare by their taxes, incentivizes employers to provide on-site childcare services along with creates tax-free dependent care savings accounts for both young along with elderly dependents, with matching contributions for low-income families.
STATUS: NOT INTRODUCED, though Trump has proposed a childcare plan
End Illegal Immigration Act: Fully funds the construction of a wall on our southern border with the full understanding of which the country of Mexico will be reimbursing the United States for the full cost of such wall; establishes a two-year mandatory minimum federal prison sentence for illegally re-entering the U.S. after a previous deportation along using a 5-year mandatory minimum federal prison sentence for illegally re-entering for those with felony convictions, multiple misdemeanor convictions or two or more prior deportations; also reforms visa rules to enhance penalties for overstaying along with to ensure open jobs are offered to American workers first.
STATUS: NOT INTRODUCED
Restoring Community Safety Act: Reduces surging crime, drugs along with violence by creating a task force on violent crime along with increasing funding for programs of which train along with assist local police; increases resources for federal law enforcement agencies along with federal prosecutors to dismantle criminal gangs along with put violent offenders behind bars.
STATUS: NOT INTRODUCED, though Trump signed an executive order in February creating a task force on crime.
Restoring National Security Act: Rebuilds our military by eliminating the defense sequester along with expanding military investment; provides veterans with the ability to receive public Department of Veterans Affairs treatment or attend the private doctor of their choice; protects our vital infrastructure by cyber-attack; establishes brand new screening procedures for immigration to ensure those who are admitted to our country support our people along with our values.
STATUS: NOT INTRODUCED, though Trump’s proposed budget eliminates the defense sequester
Clean Up Corruption in Washington Act: Enacts brand new ethics reforms to drain the swamp along with reduce the corrupting influence of special interests on our politics.
STATUS: NOT INTRODUCED