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President Donald J. Trump Achievements

Under President Trump’s leadership, Israel officially established relations with the UAE, allowing Emirati citizens to be the first in the Arab world to not require Israeli entry permits.

Foreign Policy
10.20.20

Under President Trump’s leadership, Bahrain and Israel signed a Joint Communique on the Establishment of Diplomatic, Peaceful and Friendly Relations and signed Memorandums of Understanding.

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10.19.20

The Trump administration announced that the USAID awarded $30 million in small businesses owned by service-disabled veterans, $9.1 million above the 2019 Fiscal Year.

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10.16.20

The Trump administration increased USAID awards to small businesses located in Historically Underutilized Business Zones by $39.5 million, an investment $8 million above the 2019 Fiscal Year.

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10.16.20

The United States Agency for Internal Development announced an award of almost $900 million to American Small businesses, the Agency’s largest total obligation given in support of U.S. entrepreneurs.

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10.16.20

The Trump administration announced a partnership with the global sanitation company LIXIL to extend market-based solutions for sanitation and hygiene to underserved communities around the world.

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10.14.20

President Trump signed an executive order authorizing sanctions on certain arms deals with Iran, restoring UN sanctions & sanctioning over 24 entities & individuals supporting Iran’s nuclear program.

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09.21.20

President Trump signed the Abraham Accords Peace Agreement with the United Arab Emirates, the State of Israel, and Bahrain.

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09.15.20

President Trump announced that Bahrain struck a deal to normalize relations with Israel, further reshaping alliances in the Middle East.

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09.11.20

President Trump announced that Serbia and Kosovo have committed to economic normalization due to the Administration’s action.

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09.04.20

The United Arab Emirates formally abolished its 40-year boycott of Israel law, allowing UAE companies and individuals to trade directly with Israel.

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08.31.20

President Trump announced that Israel and the United Arab Emirates will fully normalize their diplomatic relations as part of a historic deal called the Abraham Accord, led by Trump’s Administration.

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08.13.20

Canada’s parliament approved the USMCA deal, making Canada the final country needed to make the trade deal official, fulfilling the President’s promise to enact free and fair trade deals.

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03.13.20

President Trump signed the USMCA trade agreement, fulfilling his promise to enact free and fair trade deals for the American people.

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01.29.20

President Trump unveiled his Middle East peace plan illustrating his committing to restoring stability and peace in the Middle East.

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01.28.20

Under the Trump Administration’s leadership, the United States eliminated Qassim al-Rimi, a founder and leader of al Qaeda, who has committed terrorist attacks on civilians in Yemen.

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01.28.20

The Trump administration imposed new sanctions on Iran following attacks on U.S. and allied troops in Iraq by the Iranian military.

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01.10.20

President Trump agreed to a phase one trade deal with China that included a strong enforcement mechanism.

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12.31.19

The United States successfully decimated ISIS.

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10.27.19

President Trump has successfully withdrawn U.S. troops from Syria and the Trump administration has brokered a safe zone and ceasefire to ensure stability in the region following troop withdrawal.

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10.23.19

Concluded U.S. – Japan Trade Agreement and the U.S. – Japan Digital Trade Agreement.

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10.07.19

President Trump reached a new trade agreement with Japan. As a result, Japan will eliminate or reduce tariffs on approximately $7.2 billion in U.S. agricultural exports.

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09.26.19

President Trump negotiated a new United States-Japan trade deal with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.

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09.25.19

The Trump Administration imposed hard-hitting sanctions against Iran’s national bank.

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09.20.19

Withdrew from the one-sided Iran Deal and imposed the toughest sanctions ever.

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09.20.19

The Trump administration imposed new sanctions on Russia for its use of chemical weapons in fulfillment of the Administration’s commitment to punish all chemical weapons users.

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08.03.19

President Trump reached a breakthrough agreement with the EU to increase U.S. exports.

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08.02.19

President Trump imposed tariffs on China in response to its abusive trade practices.

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08.01.19

The US sanctioned Iranian foreign minister Javad Zariff, further demonstrating the Trump Administration’s commitment to cracking down on Iran for its destabilizing actions and nuclear ambitions.

Foreign Policy
07.31.19

In June 2019, President Trump signed an executive order that authorized expanded sanctions against Iran.

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06.24.19

The Administration revised the United States - Korea Free Trade Agreement (KORUS) to make it more beneficial to American workers.

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06.13.19

Concluded a tremendous new trade deal with South Korea.

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06.13.19

The Trump administration placed sanctions on Iran’s largest petrochemical holding group, demonstrating a continued commitment to cracking down on Iran for its destabilizing activities.

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06.07.19

Thanks to pressure from the Trump administration, Mexico agreed to substantially increase its border security, including deploying up to 6,000 National Guard troops throughout the country.

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06.07.19

President Trump embarked on a 5 day international trip, visiting the UK, Ireland, and France, reaffirming our commitments to the three countries and commemorating the 75th anniversary of D-Day.

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06.03.19

Thanks to pressure from President Trump, 50 countries followed President Trump’s leadership in recognizing Juan Guaidó as the legitimate leader of Venezuela.

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05.21.19

The Trump administration seized the North Korean vessel “Wise Honest” for its violations of U.S. and international sanctions.

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05.09.19

The unemployment rate has remained at or below 4% for 19 straight months - it recently reached its lowest rate in FIFTY YEARS.

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05.09.19

President Trump designated Brazil as a major non-NATO ally in a demonstration of the Administration’s commitment to work with regional partners in the Western Hemisphere.

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05.08.19

Under President Trump, the U.S. is tightening restrictions on Iran’s nuclear program and revoked two sets of waivers as part of the Administration’s pressure campaign against Iran.

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05.03.19

The Trump administration announced the un-signing of the U.N. Arms Trade Treaty.

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04.26.19

President Trump held meetings with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, where the two discussed the situation on the Korean peninsula and reaffirmed their commitment to work together on trade.

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04.26.19

The Trump Administration took action intended to bring Iran’s oil exports to zero, thus denying the Iranian regime its principal source of revenue.

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04.22.19

President Trump imposed sanctions on regimes in Venezuela, Cuba, and Nicaragua, promoting democracy across the globe.

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04.18.19

The Treasury Department sanctioned 4 individuals and 9 entities under Venezuela related designations, underscoring the Administration’s commitment to restoring freedom and democracy in Venezuela.

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04.12.19

Vice President Pence urged the UN to revoke credentials of the Maduro regime’s Ambassador to the UN, reaffirming the Administration’s commitment to recognizing Venezuela’s only legitimate government.

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04.10.19

The U.S. labeled Iran’s Revolutionary Guard as a foreign terrorist organization, demonstrating the Administration’s commitment to crack down on the regime’s destabilizing and illegal provocations.

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04.08.19

The Treasury Department sanctioned 2 individuals and 33 entities under Venezuela related designations, reaffirming the Administration’s commitment to restoring democracy and freedom in Venezuela.

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04.05.19

President Trump met with representatives from the People’s Republic of China, where he underscored his commitment to securing a fair trade deal protecting American goods and intellectual property.

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04.04.19

President Trump hosted Fabiana Rosales, wife of Venezuelan interim President Juan Guaido, demonstrating the Administration’s commitment to the Guaido administration and the rule of law in Venezuela.

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03.27.19

The U.S. designated 9 individuals and 14 entities under Iran sanctions, showing the Administration’s commitment to hold the Iranian regime accountable for its destabilizing, provocative behavior.

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03.26.19

Took historic action to recognize Israel’s sovereignty over the Golan Heights.

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03.25.19

The Treasury Department sanctioned 14 individuals and 17 entities in a demonstration of the Administration’s commitment to curb the Iranian regime’s nuclear ambitions and provocative actions.

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03.22.19

Secretary Pompeo met with the leaders of Israel, Cyprus, and Greece, emphasizing the Trump Administration’s desire to further improve the security and prosperity of all four countries.

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03.20.19

President Trump met with Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro, emphasizing the United States’ commitment to building a partnership that enhances both countries’ prosperity, security and freedom.

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03.19.19

The State Dept. announced Sec. Pompeo would travel to Kuwait, Lebanon, and Israel, underscoring the Administration’s commitment to the war against terrorism and its unwavering support for Israel.

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03.15.19

The United States Treasury Department sanctioned six Russian individuals and eight entities in response to Russia’s unjustified and illegal aggression in Ukraine.

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03.15.19

By fighting for new Rules of Origin procedures within the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA), President Trump is fulfilling his promise to protect and invigorate American manufacturers.

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03.12.19

The U.S. and South Korea signed a new cost sharing agreement for troop deployments, demonstrating President Trump’s commitment to supporting South Korea while ensuring our allies pay their fair share.

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03.08.19

Special Representative To Venezuela Elliot Abrams pledged to expand sanctions on Venezuela in accordance with President Trump’s commitment to crack down on actors supporting the Maduro regime.

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03.07.19

Vice President Pence announced the U.S. would revoke the visas of 77 individuals associated with Venezuelan President Nicholas Maduro in order to increase pressure on the illegitimate Maduro regime.

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03.06.19

The Trump Administration applied financial sanctions to members of the Maduro regime who worked to block the flow of humanitarian aid to the country.

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03.01.19

President Trump’s United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) achieved a new milestone as multiple U.S. agricultural organizations announced support for the agreement.

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03.01.19

The Trump administration held a Summit with North Korean Chairman Kim Jong Un, where the U.S. emphasized the need for further demonstrable steps towards the denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula.

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02.27.19

President Trump announced that American citizen Danny Burch was freed after 18 months of captivity in Yemen, marking the 20th American captive released since President Trump’s 2016 election victory.

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02.25.19

The United States hosted the Global Coalition to Defeat ISIS in a demonstration of the United States’ commitment to prevent any resurgence in ISIS’s strength.

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02.06.19

President Trump asked Congress to support the United States Reciprocal Trade Act to give the President the power to impose tariffs on countries who unfairly cheat on trade with the United States.

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02.05.19

President Trump announced he would be holding a second summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, further demonstrating the Administration’s commitment to a denuclearized Korean peninsula.

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02.05.19

Thanks to pressure from the United States, more than eight European Nations joined the U.S. in recognizing Juan Guaido as the legitimate leader of Venezuela.

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02.04.19

With the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) signed, President Trump announced he would begin the 6-month process to withdraw from NAFTA.

Foreign Policy
12.02.18

Announced a historic U.S. – Mexico- Canada Trade Agreement to replace NAFTA

Foreign Policy
11.30.18

President Trump kept his promise to enforce trade rules and crack down on cheaters by modernizing technology and intellectual property provisions in the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA).

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11.30.18

By negotiating the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) trade agreement, President Trump has kept his promise to the American people that he would fight for free and fair trade.

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11.30.18

At the direction of President Trump, the Treasury Department imposed sanctions against senior officials in the Nicaraguan regime for their role in human rights abuses and undermining democracy.

Foreign Policy
11.27.18

By fighting for expanded access to dairy and poultry markets through the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA), President Trump is fulfilling his promise to bolster American farmers.

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09.30.18

The Trump Administration Announced The Creation Of The Iran Action Group In A Further Demonstration Of Its Commitment To Pressure The Iranian Regime To Change Its Hostile And Destabilizing Behavior

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08.16.18

President Trump signed the National Defense Authorization Act, allocating a historic $716 billion dollars for defense spending and an increase of 15,600 troops.

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08.13.18

The Trump Administration Continued Its Crack Down On Belligerent Russian Actions

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08.08.18

The Administration re-imposed biting economic sanctions on the Islamic Republic of Iran, demonstrating the United States will not tolerate Iran’s destabilizing nuclear ambitions.

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08.06.18

The Administration moved to protect critical U.S. infrastructure by creating the National Risk Management Center and the Information and Communications Supply Chain Risk Management Task Force.

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07.31.18

The Administration hosted the National Cybersecurity Summit, bringing together industry partners and federal officials to examine the United States’ critical infrastructure against cyber intrusion. 

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07.31.18

The United States imposed sanctions on Turkey’s justice and interior ministers over the continued unjust detention of American pastor Andrew Brunson.

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07.31.18

The Administration heralded a new era of U.S. relations with its allies in the Indo-Pacific region through U.S. investments in new technology, energy, and infrastructure in Asia.

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07.30.18

President Trump and European Union’s President Juncker agreed to a new trade deal that strengthened and reformed our trade relationship.

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07.27.18

Secretary Of State Mike Pompeo announced that North Korea had reaffirmed its commitment to the Trump Administration to give up its nuclear weapons. 

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07.18.18

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo arrives in Pyongyang to discuss the next steps toward denuclearization following President Trump’s Singapore Summit.

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07.06.18

President Trump and First Lady Melania Trump met with the King and Queen of Spain focusing on the ways they can positively impact children.

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06.19.18

President Trump signed historic and comprehensive documents with Chairman Kim that will return the remains of U.S. soldiers who died in the Korean War and commit North Korea to total denuclearization.

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06.12.18

President Trump was the First Sitting U.S. President to Meet with the Leader of North Korea

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06.12.18

President Trump Meets with Singapore’s Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong in Preparation for his Historic Summit with Kim Jong Un

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06.11.18

Secretary Pompeo Lays out Trump Administration’s New Policy toward Iran; Applies Strongest Sanctions in History

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05.22.18

President Trump imposed sanctions on Venezuela’s socialist dictatorship and revising President Obama’s deals with communist Cuba.

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05.21.18

Executive Order Prohibiting Certain Additional Transactions with Respect to Venezuela.

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05.21.18

The United States Officially Opens the Embassy in Jerusalem, Israel

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05.14.18

North Korean Leadership Released Three American Detainees

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05.09.18

NATO Member Poland Agrees to Buy and Deploy the U.S. Patriot Missile Defense System

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03.28.18

President Donald J. Trump Proclaims March 25, 2018, as Greek Independence Day: A National Day of Celebration of Greek and American Democracy.

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03.23.18

President Trump Announces U.S. Will Take Steps to Protect Domestic Technology and Intellectual Property from China’s Discriminatory and Burdensome Trade Practices

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03.22.18

President Trump Approves Section 232 Tariff Modifications

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03.22.18

President Trump Takes Additional Steps to Address the Situation in Venezuela

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03.19.18

The Trump administration imposed sanctions on Russian entities and individuals previously indicted for their roles in Russian interference during the election.

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03.15.18

Presidential Order Regarding the Proposed Takeover of Qualcomm Incorporated by Broadcom Limited.

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03.12.18

Executive Order on the President’s Continuation of the National Emergency with Respect to Venezuela.

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03.02.18

Executive Order on the President’s Continuation of the National Emergency with Respect to Ukraine.

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03.02.18

Presidential Proclamation on Modifying and Continuing the National Emergency with Respect to Cuba and Continuing to Authorize the Regulation of the Anchorage and Movement of Vessels.

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02.22.18

President Trump cut U.S. funding to the U.N.

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12.25.17

Under President Trump’s Leadership, U.N. Security Council Unanimously Passes New Sanctions on North Korea

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12.22.17

President Trump rolled back the Obama administration’s Cuba policies that benefited the authoritarian regime at the expense of its suffering people.

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12.19.17

President Trump Begins Preparation for Renegotiating the U.S.-Korea Free Trade Agreement

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12.17.17

Recognized Jerusalem as the Capitol of Israel, and moved the U.S. Embassy.

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12.06.17

Department of Commerce Announces First Investigation Targeting Chinese Common Alloy Aluminum Sheet Since 1991

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11.28.17

U.S. Welcomes China to Import Liquified Natural Gas

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11.20.17

President Trump designated North Korea a state sponsor of terrorism and slapped new sanctions on the authoritarian regime.

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11.20.17

Department of Justice and Department of Homeland Security Announce Results of Efforts, Arresting Some 4,000 MS-13 Members to Date

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11.17.17

ISIS has been driven out from all territory they once held in Iraq and Syria.

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11.17.17

President Trump’s Trip to Asia Promotes a Free and Open Indo-Pacific Region

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11.15.17

President Trump Advances Fair Trade Deals in Asia

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11.15.17

President Trump and President Quang of Vietnam Pledge to Deepen and Expand Bilateral Trade and Investment Relations

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11.11.17

President Trump Underscores Importance of Rebalancing Bilateral Economic Trade Relationship with China

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11.10.17

President Trump Secures $250 Billion in Trade Deals with China

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11.09.17

Department of Treasury Implements New Cuba Sanctions Rules to Channel Economic Activity Away from Cuba

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11.08.17

President Donald J. Trump Proclaims November 9, 2017, as World Freedom Day.

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11.08.17

President Trump and President Moon of the Republic of Korea Commit to Achieving Balanced and Reciprocal Trade for Both Countries

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11.08.17

President Trump designated November 7, 2017, as the first annual National Day for the Victims of Communism on the Bolshevik revolution’s 100th anniversary.

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11.07.17

Japan Commits to Improving Trade in Areas of Motor Vehicles and Life Sciences Innovation

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11.06.17

Department of Treasury’s Financial Crimes Enforcement Network Issues a Final Rule Under Section 311 Against Bank of Dandong, a Chinese Bank for Illicit North Korean Financial Activity

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11.02.17

Department of Commerce Determines Their Findings of Dumping and Subsidization of Imports of Softwood Lumber from Canada

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11.02.17

President Trump Directs State Department to Send Aid through USAID Directly to Minorities Facing Genocide in the Middle East

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10.26.17

Department of Treasury Announces New Sanctions Against North Korean Officials and Entities

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10.26.17

President Donald J. Trump Proclaims October 24, 2017, as United Nations Day.

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10.24.17

President Trump and President Xi of China Meet to Address the Release of Three American Athletes from Jail

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10.15.17

President Trump and His National Security Team Approve New Strategy for Iran

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10.13.17

President Trump ordered the United States to drop out of UNESCO over anti-Israel bias.

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10.12.17

President Trump Attends the U.N. General Assembly, Calls for U.N. Reform

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09.18.17

President Trump Announces U.S. Strikes Deal with Argentina to Allow U.S. Pork to Enter Argentine Market For First Time Since 1992, Opens Potential $10 Million-Per-Year Market

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09.17.17

President Trump Imposes New Sanctions on Venezuela, Targets Maduro Dictatorship

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08.25.17

President Trump Announces New Strategy in Afghanistan to Protect the American People

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08.21.17

President Trump Signs Presidential Memorandum to Investigate Chinese Theft of Intellectual Property

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08.14.17

Department of Treasury Places New Sanctions on Key Ballistic Entities in Iran

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07.28.17

Department of Treasury Issues New Sanctions on 13 Venezuelan Government Officials

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07.26.17

NATO countries dramatically increased their defense financial contributions after being urged to step up by President Trump.

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07.11.17

Iraqi Forces Recapture Mosul from ISIS

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07.09.17

President Trump Brokers Ceasefire with Russia and Jordan in Syria, a Step Toward Defeating ISIS

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07.07.17

American Beef Imports Return to China for the First Time in 14 Years

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06.30.17

President Trump Attends the Opening of the Global Center for Combating Extremist Ideology in Saudi Arabia

Foreign Policy
05.21.17

Executive Notice Regarding the Continuation of the National Emergency with Respect to Yemen.

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05.09.17

The Trump administration worked overtime to restore relationships with key Arab-states that help combat Iran, ISIS, and other radical Islamic groups on the ground.

Foreign Policy
05.01.17

President Trump launched two state-funded media outlets dedicated to promoting democratic values in the Russian language while simultaneously countering Russian government propaganda.

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02.09.17

Department of the Treasury Sanctions Multiple Organizations and Individuals Involved in Iran’s Ballistic Missile Program

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02.03.17

President Trump Develops Plan to Defeat ISIS

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01.28.17

President Trump reinstated an expanded Mexico City Policy blocking foreign aid from being used for abortions.

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01.23.17