Did Trump meet the promises of his contract?

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Trump made 28 promises in his contract for the first 100 days. Out of these 28 promises, Trump kept 9.5 of them or 34%…

Donald Trump has kept 34% of the promises he made during the 2016 US Presidential campaign for his first 100 daysPromise 1 – Propose a Constitutional Amendment to impose term limits on all members of Congress;Select Files

Accomplished? No (0 promise met)

Promise 2 – A hiring freeze on all federal employees to reduce federal workforce through attrition (exempting military, public safety, and public health);

Accomplished? Sort of – Trump ordered a hiring freeze, but he lifted it On the 12th April stating that the hiring freeze had been replaced by a “smarter plan, a more strategic plan” (0.5 promise met)

Promise 3 – A requirement that for every new federal regulation, two existing regulations must be eliminated;

Accomplished? Yes (1 promise met)

Promise 4 – A 5 year-ban on White House and Congressional officials becoming lobbyists after they leave government service;

Accomplished? Sort of – An order was issued, however it excludes congressional officials and only limits lobbying for the agency in which the appointee served (0.5 promise met)

Promise 5 – A lifetime ban on White House officials lobbying on behalf of a foreign government;

Accomplished? Yes (1 promise met)

Promise 6 – A complete ban on foreign lobbyists raising money for American elections.

Accomplished? No (0 promise met)

Promise 7 – I will announce my intention to renegotiate NAFTA or withdraw from the deal under Article 2205

Accomplished? Sort of – Trump has met with leaders of Mexico and Canada to discuss the renegotiation, and tariff, but recently he stated that he would not be withdrawing from the deal yet (0.5 promise met)

Promise 8 – I will announce our withdrawal from the Trans-Pacific Partnership

Accomplished? Yes (1 promise met)

Promise 9 – I will direct my Secretary of the Treasury to label China a currency manipulator

Accomplished? No, Chinese president Xi Jinping is helping with North Korea (0 promise met)

Promise 10 – I will direct the Secretary of Commerce and U.S. Trade Representative to identify all foreign trading abuses that unfairly impact American workers and direct them to use every tool under American and international law to end those abuses immediately

Accomplished? Yes (1 promise met)

Promise 11 – I will lift the restrictions on the production of $50 trillion dollars’ worth of job-producing American energy reserves, including shale, oil, natural gas and clean coal.

Accomplished? Sort of – Trump has rescinded lots of Obama environmental executive orders, but the value that the plan will generate has yet to be seen and is much higher than the original Institute for Energy Research study (0.5 promise met)

Promise 12 – Lift the Obama-Clinton roadblocks and allow vital energy infrastructure projects, like the Keystone Pipeline, to move forward

Accomplished? Yes (1 promise met)

Promise 13 – Cancel billions in payments to U.N. climate change programs and use the money to fix America’s water and environmental infrastructure

Accomplished? Sort of – Trump’s proposed budget for 2018 would eliminate this, but congress controls this, not the president (0.5 promise met)

Promise 14 – Cancel every unconstitutional executive action, memorandum and order issued by President Obama

Accomplished? Sort of / unknown – Trump has rolled back a small fraction of Obama’s 276 Executive Orders and 257 Memoranda, but the original promise was very vague (0.5 promise met)

Promise 15 – Begin the process of selecting a replacement for Justice Scalia from one of the 20 judges on my list, who will uphold and defend the Constitution of the United States

Accomplished? Yes – Judge Neil Gorsuch was confirmed as a Supreme Court Justice on 7 April, Gorsuch was on Trump’s list (1 promise met)

Promise 16 – Cancel all federal funding to Sanctuary Cities

Accomplished? No – The order has been blocked by a federal judge. The Justice Department are continuing to litigate the case (0 promise met)

Promise 17 – Begin removing the more than 2 million criminal illegal immigrants from the country and cancel visas to foreign countries that won’t take them back

Accomplished? Sort of – Deportations can take a long time to complete so it is very difficult to know the progress rate (0.5 promise met)

Promise 18 – Suspend immigration from terror-prone regions where vetting cannot safely occur. All vetting of people coming into our country will be considered extreme vetting

Accomplished? No – Trump’s Executive Orders 13769 and 13780 have been blocked by two separate federal judges (0 promise met)

Promise 19 – Middle Class Tax Relief And Simplification Act. An economic plan designed to grow the economy 4% per year and create at least 25 million new jobs through massive tax reduction and simplification, in combination with trade reform, regulatory relief, and lifting the restrictions on American energy. The largest tax reductions are for the middle class. A middle-class family with 2 children will get a 35% tax cut. The current number of brackets will be reduced from 7 to 3, and tax forms will likewise be greatly simplified. The business rate will be lowered from 35 to 15 percent, and the trillions of dollars of American corporate money overseas can now be brought back at a 10 percent rate.

Accomplished? No – So far Trump has revealed just a one page outline (0 promise met)

Promise 20 – End The Offshoring Act. Establishes tariffs to discourage companies from laying off their workers in order to relocate in other countries and ship their products back to the U.S. tax-free.

Accomplished? No (0 promise met)

Promise 21 – American Energy & Infrastructure Act. Leverages public-private partnerships, and private investments through tax incentives, to spur $1 trillion in infrastructure investment over 10 years. It is revenue neutral.

Accomplished? No (0 promise met)

Promise 22 – School Choice And 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, brings education supervision to local communities. It expands vocational and technical education, and make 2 and 4-year college more affordable.

Accomplished? No (0 promise met)

Promise 23 – Repeal and Replace Obamacare Act. Fully repeals Obamacare and replaces it with Health Savings Accounts, the ability to purchase health insurance across state lines, and lets states manage Medicaid funds. Reforms will also include cutting the red tape at the FDA: there are over 4,000 drugs awaiting approval, and we especially want to speed the approval of life-saving medications.

Accomplished? No – A plan was proposed but he eventually asked for it to be pulled after he realised he would not obtain the required support (0 promise met)

Promise 24 – Affordable Childcare and Eldercare Act. Allows Americans to deduct childcare and elder care from their taxes, incentivizes employers to provide on-side childcare services, and creates tax-free Dependent Care Savings Accounts for both young and elderly dependents, with matching contributions for low-income families.

Accomplished? No (0 promise met)

Promise 25 – End Illegal Immigration Act Fully-funds the construction of a wall on our southern border with the full understanding that the country Mexico will be reimbursing the United States for the full cost of such wall; establishes a 2-year mandatory minimum federal prison sentence for illegally re-entering the U.S. after a previous deportation, and a 5-year mandatory minimum 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 and to ensure open jobs are offered to American workers first.

Accomplished? No (0 promise met)

Promise 26 – Restoring Community Safety Act. Reduces surging crime, drugs and violence by creating a Task Force On Violent Crime and increasing funding for programs that train and assist local police; increases resources for federal law enforcement agencies and federal prosecutors to dismantle criminal gangs and put violent offenders behind bars.

Accomplished? No (0 promise met)

Promise 27 – Restoring National Security Act. Rebuilds our military by eliminating the defense sequester and expanding military investment; provides Veterans with the ability to receive public VA treatment or attend the private doctor of their choice; protects our vital infrastructure from cyber-attack; establishes new screening procedures for immigration to ensure those who are admitted to our country support our people and our values

Accomplished? No (0 promise met)

Promise 28 – Clean up Corruption in Washington Act. Enacts new ethics reforms to Drain the Swamp and reduce the corrupting influence of special interests on our politics.

Accomplished? No (0 promise met)

Further reading:

Donald Trump’s First 100 days

28 Point contract

Days 1-10

Days 11-20

Days 21-30

Days 31-40

Days 41-50

Days 51-60

Days 61-70

Days 71-80

Days 81-90

Days 91-100

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