Keeping America Great
President Donald J. Trump Accomplishments
The USDA announced $1 billion in loan guarantees available to rural businesses to meet working capital needs during the coronavirus pandemic.
The USDA provided assistance to producers of agriculture commodities who suffered a 5% or greater price decline due to the coronavirus.
The Department of Health and Human Services announced $225 million in funding for Rural Health Clinics to support coronavirus testing efforts.
The Trump Administration announced the framework and leadership for “Operation Warp Speed” in effort to accelerate the development of a coronavirus vaccine.
The Department of Health and Human Services announced $5 million in new funding to support coronavirus research related activities.
The Department of Health and Human Services awarded $15 million to 159 organizations across five health workforce programs increasing telehealth capabilities during the coronavirus pandemic.
The Department of Health and Human Services announced the process to deliver the drug Remdesivir, which will be used to treat coronavirus patients in areas that have been hit hardest.
The Department of Health and Human Services awarded $583 million to 1,385 HRSA funded health centers in all 50 states, DC, and eight territories, aimed to expand coronavirus testing.
The USDA and the CDC worked with state and local officials to ensure the availability of a stable supply of protein for American consumers, while keeping employees safe.
The Trump administration initiated the second round of the Paycheck Protection Program worth $175 billion, reaching 2.2 million small businesses.
The Trump administration announced that the Office of Minority Health would invest up to $40 million in state and local organizations, strengthening efforts to test for COVID-19 and provide services.
The Trump administration announced that the Department of Health and Human Services processed payments from the Provider Relief Fund for hospitals and rural providers responding to COVID-19.
The Trump administration announced the launch of a new COVID-19 Uninsured Program Portal in an effort to cover testing and treatment for uninsured individuals.
The USDA announced a 40% increase in SNAP benefits to ensure that low-income families have enough food during the COVID-19 pandemic.
President Trump directed the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services and the Assistant Secretary of Preparedness and Response to release a toolkit, maximizing resources based on each state’s needs.
The Department of Education announced an additional $6.2 billion in funding for higher education institutions during the COVID-19 crisis.
The Department of Health and Human Services announced an expedited process to release emergency grants for treatment of substance use disorders and mental illnesses during the COVID-19 crisis.
The Department of Transportation announced an additional $10 billion for commercial and general aviation airports, funding operations and saving workers’ jobs during the COVID-19 crisis.
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.
The USDA released a resource guide with programs that can provide assistance to rural communities affected by COVID-19, fulfilling the President’s promise to support rural America.
The Department of Education announced a new process, providing funding flexibilities to states to best meet the needs of students and educators during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Department of Health and Human Services announced that the CDC is providing $186 million to fund resources to state and local jurisdictions to combat COVID-19.
The Department of Health and Human Services announced that state, tribal, and territorial health labs will have access to ID Now, providing COVID-19 test results in under 13 minutes.
The Small Business Administration launched the Paycheck Protection Program, a $349 billion emergency loan program, created after President Trump’s signature on the CARES Act.
Directed by the Trump Administration, the USNS Comfort, a Navy hospital ship, arrived in New York City, providing up to 1,000 beds and freeing up beds at hospitals focused on combating COVID-19.
President Trump signed a relief bill to mitigate the worst effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on the U.S. economy and aid areas in the U.S. that have been the most affected by the virus.
Under the direction of the Trump Administration, the U.S. Navy Hospital Ship Mercy arrived In Los Angeles to help relieve local hospitals that have been overburdened by COVID-19.
The Department of Education announced the halt of collection and wage garnishments, providing flexibility for “at least 60 days” due to the COVID-19 national emergency.
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 Department of Homeland Security announced restrictions of all non- essential travel across the U.S.- Mexico border due to the mitigating of COVID-19.
The Department of Homeland Security announced the restriction of all non-essential travel across the U.S.- Canada border to “exercise caution” to prevent further spread of COVID-19.
President Trump signed the Families First Coronavirus Response Act, expanding the SNAP and WIC programs by adding $500 million, helping pregnant women and those who lost their jobs due to COVID-19.
President Trump invoked the Defense Production Act, giving power to allocate health care supplies and increase production of necessary products to counter COVID-19.
Sonny Perdue, the Secretary of Agriculture, announced collaboration with businesses in the private sector to deliver nearly 1,000,000 meals a week to kids affected by school closures in rural America.
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 freer and fairer trade deals.
The Trump Administration announced a plan to purchase a large amount of crude oil to assist the oil industry, demonstrating the President’s commitment to energy independence.
The Department of Education announced it would waive the interest on all student loans held by the Federal Government in response to helping Americans during the COVID- 19 crisis.
In response to COVID- 19, the Administration declared a National Emergency, providing over $42 billion in existing funding in resources and protective measures to state, local, and tribal communities.
President Trump signed an economic relief package expanding Medicaid, guaranteeing free testing, and providing additional protections to health care workers in response to the COVID-19 outbreak.
The Trump administration worked with other countries around the world to advance equal rights and progress for women, ensuring the President’s promise to stick up for women.
The jobs report found that job growth exceeded expectations under the Trump administration, adding 273,000 jobs in February.
The Trump administration announced a plan incorporating anti-fraud and abuse measures, protecting the integrity of the H-2B visa program.
The Trump administration invested $900 million toward improved and preserved rural electric infrastructure across 16 states, fulfilling the President’s promise to stick up for rural Americans.
New home sales jumped to an annual rate of 764,000 units under President Trump’s economy, the highest level since July 2007.
The Trump administration announced new Title IX enforcement to combat sexual assault in K-12 public schools, fulfilling the President’s promise to keep children safe.
The Trump administration expanded markets for U.S. wheat exporters in Idaho, Oregon and Washington, fulfilling the President’s promise to stick up for farmers.
The Trump administration signed the Military Housing Privatization Initiative Tenant Bill of Rights, fulfilling the President’s promise to support military families.
The Trump administration announced measures to reduce employment barriers for military spouses, fulfilling the President’s promise to support military families.
A CNBC/ Survey Monkey Business Survey revealed that President Trump’s approval rating with small business owners increased to 64%.
Satisfaction with the state of the nation reached a 15-year high according to Gallup.
Gallup polling found that President Trump’s elevated job approval rating reached an all-time high of 49%.
The Administration announced it would regulate “forever chemicals”, known as PFAS, in fulfillment of the President’s promise of ensuring clean accessible water for Americans.
The USDA announced an initiative to use research and innovation in order to increase farm productivity by 40%, in fulfillment of President Trump’s promise to stick up for farmers.
Rasmussen polling found that 46% of Americans believe the United States is headed in the right direction, nearly doubling the number who thought so since 2016.
The State Dept. announced that President Trump’s Women’s Global Development and Prosperity initiative had reached 12 million women around the globe in just a year since being launched.
Gallup polling found that 62% of Americans give President Trump credit for the economic improvements in the United States.
President Trump released his budget proposal, fulfilling his promise that no cuts will be made to Social Security and Medicare benefits.
President Trump and his Administration supported the Education Freedom Scholarships and Opportunity Act, calling on Congress to pass the bill.
January marked the 23rd consecutive month that the unemployment rate has been at or below 4%.
The Black American unemployment rate spent its 24th month at or below 7%.
The unemployment rate reached 3.6%, a near generational low.
225,000 jobs were created in January.
Wage growth was near or above 3% for its 23rd consecutive month.
A recent Gallup Poll shows that 74% of Americans believe they will be better off financially in a year and nearly 60% of Americans say they are better off financially than last year.
Since the passage of the USMCA, USDA farm exports are predicted to increase and farm incomes are expected to rise to nearly $100 billion this year.
The Trump Administration announced that last month border officials handled fewer than 40,000 illegal crossings, marking the lowest rate in two years.
Demonstrating the President’s commitment to improve American lives and crack down on the opioid epidemic, it was reported U.S. life expectancy increased for the first time since 2014.
President Trump signed the USMCA trade agreement, fulfilling his promise to enact freer and fairer trade deals for the American people.
President Trump unveiled his Middle East peace plan illustrating his committing to restoring stability and peace in the Middle East.
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.
The median Hispanic American income rose by $1,786 during President Trump’s first year in office.
The Trump administration authorized a total of $28 billion in aid for farmers who have been subjected to unfair trade practices.
President Trump announced that the U.S. will join the 1 Trillion Trees Initiative.
Since President Trump was elected, 7.3 million jobs were created.
Pres. Trump’s Administration crossed the 100-mile mark, with 100 miles of wall built. Pres. Trump is fulfilling his promise to build a border wall, with large portions finished or under construction.
The Trump Administration imposed new sanctions on Iran following attacks on U.S. and allied troops in Iraq by the Iranian military.
In December, the Hispanic American unemployment rate was at a near record low of 4.2%.
December marked the 22nd consecutive month that the unemployment rate was at or below 4%.
174,000 jobs were created in December.
In 2019, 1.5 million jobs were added for women. This accounts for more than 50% of total job gains for the first time ever.
In 2019, 2.1 million new jobs were created.
President Trump issued changes to the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) to reduce regulation and allow for infrastructure and transportation projects to move forward.
Under President Trump, 7 million people exited the food stamp program.
Signed the bipartisan Tobacco-Free Youth Act to raise the nationwide age for purchasing tobacco and vaping products to 21 years old.
President Trump has nominated, and the Senate has confirmed a grand total of 187 Article III judges.
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.
President Trump agreed to a phase one trade deal with China that included a strong enforcement mechanism.
President Trump continued to prioritize cutting unnecessary job-killing regulations, having done so at a historic pace since taking office.
Under President Trump, incomes for black Americans have increased by 2.6%.
Economic confidence rebounded to record highs under President Trump because his pro-growth policies have and continue to put American workers and businesses first.
President Trump took action to increase transparency in federal agencies and protect Americans from administration abuse.
Since President Trump took office, 2.4 million Americans were lifted out of poverty.
Under President Trump, women’s unemployment reached record lows.
Since elected, President Trump created over 4.3 million new jobs for women.
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.
In order to preserve the health of our forests, the Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018 was signed into law.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average hit record highs over 100 times under President Trump.
The federal HBCU initiative office was moved back into the White House, a move that leaders had requested under President Obama.
President Trump signed the FUTURE Act into law. The law permanently funds HBCUs and simplifies the FAFSA application.