Trump’s Accomplishments as of Sept 2020 – copied from an internet post, I didn’t compile this.
Trump’s short list of accomplishments:
-Removed 2 executive orders for every new one he wrote
-Created Space Force as the 6th branch in the U.S. military
-Signed the biggest wilderness protection & conservation bill in a decade and designated 375,000 acres as protected land
-Signed the Save our Seas Act which funds $10 million per year to clean tons of plastic & garbage from the ocean
-Trade imbalance confrontation with China
-New trade deal to replace NAFTA
-Finalized new trade agreement with South Korea
-Breakthrough agreement with the E.U. to increase U.S. exports
-Signed the Music Modernization Act, the biggest change to copyright law in decades
-8,764 communities across the U.S. have been designated as Opportunity Zones and are expected to spur $100 billion in long-term private capital investment in economically distressed communities across the nation
-Record levels of black and minority employment just before the pandemic. Highest numbers in the 75+ years of record keeping. Poverty rates for minorities have reached their lowest levels since the U.S. began collecting such data
-Appointed record numbers of judges
-Corrected the horrible 9th Circuit Court of Appeals
-Appointed 3 Justices to SCOTUS
-Signed the groundbreaking First Step Act, a criminal justice bill which enacted reforms that make our justice system fairer and help former inmates successfully return to society. The First Step Act’s reforms addresses inequalities in sentencing laws that disproportionately harmed Black Americans and reformed mandatory minimums that created unfair outcomes. The First Step Act expanded judicial discretion in sentencing of non-violent crimes. Over 90% of those benefiting from the retroactive sentencing reductions in the First Step Act are Black Americans
-Signed a bill making CBD and Hemp legal
-Signed a law to make cruelty to animals a federal felony so that animal abusers face far tougher consequences
-Signed the “Allow States and Victims to Fight Online Sex Trafficking Act” (FOSTA), which includes the “Stop Enabling Sex Traffickers Act” (SESTA) which both give law enforcement and victims new tools to fight sex trafficking
-More than doubled the convictions of human traffickers and increased the number of defendants charged by 75%
-Dismantled an organization that was the internet’s leading source of prostitution-related advertisements resulting in sex trafficking
-ICE arrested 1,588 criminals associated with Human Trafficking
-DHHS provided funding to support the National Human Trafficking Hotline to identify perpetrators and give victims the help they need. The hotline identified 16,862 potential human trafficking cases
-DOJ provided grants to organizations that support human trafficking victims – serving nearly 9,000 cases from July 1, 2017 to June 30, 2018.
-Removed the individual “mandate” from Obamacare
-FDA approved more affordable generic drugs than ever before in history
-Signed Right-To-Try legislation allowing terminally ill patients to try experimental treatment (previously illegal)
-Signed VA Choice Act and VA Accountability Act, expanded VA telehealth services, walk-in-clinics, and same day urgent primary and mental health care
-Trump administration will provide HIV prevention drugs for free to 200,000 uninsured patients/year for 11 years.
-Signed a bill allowing some drug imports from Canada so that prescription prices would go down
-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 bill 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
-In the eight years prior to President Trump’s inauguration, prescription drug prices increased by an average of 3.6% per year. Under Trump, 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
-No new wars
-Human Right confrontation and penalties on China
-Moved US embassy to Jerusalem as per law
-First POTUS in like 50+ years to attempt peace with North Korea. That is like 11 presidents who did not.
-Started building the wall in spite of massive opposition
-Helped facilitate the most progress towards peace in the Middle East by having two Muslim Majority countries (UAE and Bahrain) recognize Israel and opening up diplomatic relations.
A lot of Trump’s accomplishments aren’t talked about, or are lied about
Trump signed the Prison Second Chance Act, the first to do anything like that.
Posthumously pardoned boxing great, Heavyweight Champion Jack Johnson, the first to do that.
This is ancient history, but Trump had a black girlfriend for two years once.
Was awarded the Rosa Parks Medal by Jesse Jackson, the noted Civil Rights activist.
Many photographs on the internet of him socializing with all the black notables of his earlier days, Mohammed Ali, Michael Jackson, and all the major black people of sports and entertainment, obviously enjoying their company.
Had the first female campaign manager of a successful presidential campaign, ever, Kelly Ann Conway.