Making America Great Again
National Security and Defense
President Donald J. Trump Achievements
The Trump administration approved $25 million in grants to the Defense Manufacturing Community Support Program; the investments will help strengthen the national security industrial base.
President Trump signed Executive Order 13224, which strengthened and consolidated sanctions to fight against those who commit, threaten to commit or support terrorism.
The Administration announced the first comprehensive cybersecurity policy for systems used in outer space and near space, enhancing the nation’s cyber defenses in space.
The Trump administration initiated an investigation in April to discover if Chinese or other foreign-made steel and aluminum threaten U.S. national security.
The U.S. Border Patrol Chief announced 158 miles of the wall completed, 192 miles under construction, and 403 miles in pre-construction, fulfilling the President’s promise to secure the border.
President Trump ordered the National Guard to mobilize under Title-32 in three states hit hard by COVID-19, allowing the Federal Government to pay for the troops with direction from state governors.
The Administration ordered a precision strike that killed the number one terrorist in the world Qasem Soleimani who was plotting attacks on American diplomats and military personnel.
The FY2020 National Defense Authorization Act established the United States Space Force and ensured American dominance in space.
President Trump signed the National Defense Authorization Act, granting $738 billion for defense spending including the first ever paid family leave and a 3.1% pay increase for troops.
The FY2020 National Defense Authorization Act included a much needed 3.1% pay raise for our troops.
Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, founder and leader of ISIS, was brought to justice and is dead.
Under President Trump’s leadership, Congress passed three historic National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA).
President Trump initiated withdrawal from the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty.
President Trump signed an executive order establishing targeted approaches to preparing for, protecting against, and responding to a human-made or naturally occurring Electromagnetic pulse in the U.S.
President Trump secured a $100 billion dollar increase in defense spending from NATO allies.
President Trump secured a record $700 billion dollars in military funding, $716 billion this year.
President Trump released a new National Strategy for Counterterrorism that will protect American citizens and interests at home and abroad.
Secretary Of State Mike Pompeo announced that North Korea had reaffirmed its commitment to the Trump Administration to give up its nuclear weapons.
President Trump protected Americans from terrorists with the Travel Ban, upheld by the Supreme Court.
Established U.S. Space Command, to be soon followed by the U.S. Space Force.
Nuclear testing in North Korea has stopped, hostages have been released and the remains of our fallen warriors were returned home.
President Trump and First Lady Melania Visit FEMA Headquarters to Attend a Briefing on the 2018 Hurricane Season
President Trump Issues a Presidential Memorandum Regarding a Suspension of Limitations Under the Jerusalem Embassy Act in Order to Protect National Security Interest of the United States
President Trump Directs Commerce Department to Conduct a 232 Action Investigation into Possible Undermining of U.S. Automobile Industry by Foreign Imports
President Donald J. Trump Proclaims May 22, 2018, as National Maritime Day.
President Donald J. Trump Proclaims May 19, 2018, as Armed Forces Day.
President Trump Signed an Executive Order on the Delegation of Authority to Approve Certain Military Decorations.
Presidential Proclamation Maintaining Enhanced Vetting Capabilities and Processes for Detecting Attempted Entry into the United States by Terrorists or Other Public-Safety Threats.
We have begun building the wall and support strong borders and no crime.
President Trump Announced the National Guard Would Be Deployed to the Southwest Border
NATO Member Poland Agrees to Buy and Deploy the U.S. Patriot Missile Defense System
President Trump secured a $1.6 billion down payment for the construction of a wall along the United States’ border with Mexico.
President Trump Made Secretary DeVos in Charge of a Commission to Look at Longer Term Solutions, Including Age Restriction on Certain Firearm Purchases
President Trump Was Able to Secure Over $700 Billion to Meet Our National Security Needs in a 2 Year Budget Agreement, After Years of Harmful Sequestration
President Trump Establishes the National Vetting Center
President Trump Protects America Through Lawful Detention of Terrorists and Revokes Previous Orders to Close Detention Facilities at U.S. Naval Station Guantanamo Bay
President Trump Reveals Details on an Immigration Framework that Would Provide Border Security, Reform of the Chain Migration, End the Visa Lottery, and Provide a Permanent DACA Fix
President Trump Gave the Military a 2.4% Pay Raise, the Biggest Since 2010
From President Trump’s Inauguration Through the End of FY 2017, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Made 110,568 Arrests of Illegal Aliens
President Trump reversed the Obama doctrine of Russian appeasement by allowing the sale of small-arms and Javelin rockets to the Ukrainian government.
Under President Trump’s Leadership, U.N. Security Council Unanimously Passes New Sanctions on North Korea
The Trump administration declared ISIS defeated after reclaiming more than 98% of the land once held by the radical Islamic caliphate.
Department of Justice and Department of Homeland Security Announce Results of Efforts, Arresting Some 4,000 MS-13 Members to Date
ISIS has been driven out from all territory they once held in Iraq and Syria.
DEA Collects Record Breaking Amount of Drugs on National Drug Take Back Day
Notice Regarding the Continuation of the National Emergency with Respect to the Proliferation of Weapons of Mass Destruction.
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
President Trump introduced an innovative program to integrate drones into normal airspace.
Department of Justice Designates MS-13 a Priority for the Organized Crime Drug Enforcement Task Forces
The defeat of ISIS in Raqqah represents a critical breakthrough in our worldwide campaign to defeat ISIS.
Presidential Executive Order Amending Executive Order 13223.
Department of Justice Announces Indictments Against Two Chinese Nationals and Their North American Traffickers and Distributors for Distributing Large Quantities of Opiates
President Trump and President Xi of China Meet to Address the Release of Three American Athletes from Jail
President Trump and His National Security Team Approve New Strategy for Iran
Presidential Proclamation Enhancing Vetting Capabilities and Processes for Detecting Attempted Entry Into the United States by Terrorists or Other Public-Safety Threats.
Presidential Executive Order on Imposing Additional Sanctions with Respect to North Korea.
Executive Order Signed Regarding the Proposed Acquisition of Lattice Semiconductor Corporation by China Venture Capital Fund Corporation Limited.
Despite opposition from China and the North Korean regime, the Trump administration stood firm on their commitment to defend our ally in South Korea by implementing the THAAD missile defense system.
President Trump Lifts Restrictions That Previously Prevented the Secretary of Defense and Commanders in the Field From Fully Using Their Judgement and Expertise
President Trump Announces New Strategy in Afghanistan to Protect the American People
President Trump Elevates the Status of U.S. Cyber Command to Combat Cyber-Security Breaches
Department of Treasury Places New Sanctions on Key Ballistic Entities in Iran
Iraqi Forces Recapture Mosul from ISIS
President Trump Brokers Ceasefire with Russia and Jordan in Syria, a Step Toward Defeating ISIS
President Trump Secured an Extra $21 Billion to Rebuild Our Military in 2017
President Trump Attends the Opening of the Global Center for Combating Extremist Ideology in Saudi Arabia
President Donald J. Trump proclaims the third Saturday of each May as Armed Forces Day.
President Donald J. Trump Proclaims May 15, 2017, as Peace Officers Memorial Day and May 14 through May 20, 2017 as Police Week.
President Trump Signs Executive Order Protecting The Nation From Foreign Terrorist Entry Into The United States.
President Trump Proposes an Increase of $54 billion to the Pentagon’s Budget
Presidential Executive Order on Enforcing Federal Law with Respect to Transnational Criminal Organizations and Preventing International Trafficking
President Trump Accelerates Negotiations for F-35 Fighter Price, Saves More Than $700 Million
Department of the Treasury Sanctions Multiple Organizations and Individuals Involved in Iran’s Ballistic Missile Program
President Trump Develops Plan to Defeat ISIS
President Trump signed an executive order to prioritize rebuilding the U.S. military.
President Trump Signs an Executive Order for Border Security and Immigration Enforcement Improvements