Keeping America Great
President Donald J. Trump Accomplishments
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.
The median Hispanic American income rose by $1,786 during President Trump’s first year in office.
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.
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.
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.
The FY2020 NDAA included paid parental leave for federal workers.
Costly Obamacare taxes were repealed, including the “Cadillac tax” and the medical device tax.
The FY2020 National Defense Authorization Act included a much needed 3.1% pay raise for our troops.
The Administration launched a program to provide the HIV prevention drug PrEP to uninsured patients for free.
The Administration proposed a rule to require insurance companies and group health plans to provide enrollees with cost estimates.
Under President Trump, 350,000 fewer black Americans are living in poverty.
9.1 million veterans are employed.
President Trump followed through on his promise to appoint judges who will uphold the Constitution and rule of law for generations to come.
President Trump has installed more federal court judges than any president in the past four decades.
President Trump continued to reshape the federal judiciary at a record pace.
Youth unemployment rate recently reached the lowest rate in nearly 50 years.
Wage growth has remained at or above 3% for 15 months in a row, a benchmark reached for just 3 months total under President Obama.
The U.S. added a net 223,000 jobs in October, bringing the total number of jobs added since President Trump was elected to 6.9 million.
A record 158.5 Million Americans are employed.
A record 73.7% of newly employed workers were people who were out of the workforce and who are now coming off the sidelines. More than 100,000 Americans entered the labor force last month alone.
The Administration launched FindTreatment.gov a public resource to help combat substance abuse.
The EPA took significant steps to clean up our contaminated sites and hazardous sites.
The Administration provided funding to support the National Human Trafficking Hotline.
The United States successfully decimated ISIS.
Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, founder and leader of ISIS, was brought to justice and is dead.
President Trump was awarded the 2019 Bipartisan Justice award for his “ability to work across the aisle to achieve meaningful progress in reforming our criminal justice system.”
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.
The poverty rate among African Americans hit its lowest level in history.
The Administration formed the Governors’ Initiative on Regulatory Innovation which aimed to better align state and federal efforts to cut additional unnecessary regulations and costs.
The Trump Administration continued deregulation efforts that will save American households an estimated $3,100 per year.
The Administration continued its focus on removing unnecessary and burdensome regulations, having cut 8 and a half regulations for every new rule.
The Anti-Trafficking Coordination Team (ACTeam) initiative more than doubled convictions of human traffickers and increased the number of defendants charged in ACTeam districts.
There are 10,000 more factories in America today than on Election Day 2016.
September was the 108th straight month of positive job growth; longest streak ever.
The Administration lowered regulatory hurdles and restored flexibility to schools with respect to menus in their cafeterias.
Concluded U.S. – Japan Trade Agreement and the U.S. – Japan Digital Trade Agreement.
The new wall contributed to a 56% overall decrease in the number of illegal migrant arrivals at the border.
The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act increased the Child Tax Credit by 100% keeping more money in the pockets of hard working families.
The current unemployment rate is 3.5%, a 50-year low.
In December, the adult women’s unemployment rate hit 3.2%, the lowest since 1953.
The unemployment rate among women has been under 4% for 18 straight months.
The Asian American unemployment rate was 2.5%, near a historic low.
The Hispanic American unemployment rate hit several record lows in 2019, including falling below 4% for the first time in history.
More than 2.9 million jobs were created for Hispanic Americans since President Trump was elected.
Unemployment for Americans without a high school diploma is at the lowest rate ever recorded.
Thanks to the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, the child tax credit was doubled to $2,000 per child.
Took executive action to strengthen Medicare and reform the Medicare program to stop hospitals from overcharging seniors on their drugs.
President Trump signed an executive order to improve seniors’ health care and improve the fiscal sustainability of Medicare.
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.
Economic growth over the first half of 2019 hit an annual rate of 2.6%.
President Trump negotiated a new United States-Japan trade deal with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.
President Trump issued a presidential memorandum which encouraged the Department of Education to promote STEM, especially Computer Science.
The Trump Administration imposed hard-hitting sanctions against Iran’s national bank.
Withdrew from the one-sided Iran Deal and imposed the toughest sanctions ever.
President Trump signed an executive order to modernize flu vaccines and help protect more Americans by promoting new technologies to improve vaccine manufacturing and effectiveness.
President Trump has successfully confirmed 150 federal judges.
Under President Trump’s leadership, Congress passed three historic National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA).
There are a record number of job openings, and July 2019 was the 17th consecutive month with more job openings than unemployed workers looking for work.
As a result of the historic Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, nearly 9,000 Opportunity Zones were created in all 50 states, DC, and 5 territories.
During the President’s first year in office, the black American poverty rate fell to 21.2% down from 22% the year before.
President Trump directed the federal government to develop a strategy to support HBCUs. To date, this has been supported by 32 departments and agencies.
The Administration continued to work with HBCUs to expand apprenticeship opportunities, career choices, and ensure they receive adequate support.
Through the Capital Financing Program, the Administration has provided more than $500 million in loans to HBCUs.
President Trump worked with Congress to lift the ban on Pell Grants on summer classes.
President Trump was successful in his efforts to get Mexico and the Northern Triangle countries to step up and help stop the crisis at the border.
Thanks to pressure from President Trump, Mexico apprehended 134,000 people this calendar year, tens of thousands more than last year according to CBP.
From May to August, border apprehensions dropped 56%, reflecting the Administration’s effective “Remain in Mexico” policy which pressures Mexico to control the flow of migrants through the border.
As a result of the FIRST STEP Act, more than 3,000 Americans have been released from prison and 90% of those who have had their sentences reduced are black Americans.
In 2019, the African American unemployment rate hit a record low and remained below 7% for the entire year.
The Hispanic American unemployment rate remained at a near record low of 4.2%.
President Trump’s High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area program disrupted or dismantled almost 3,000 drug trafficking organizations in 2018.
Wage growth increased at 3.2% year over year in August, wages have now been growing at 3% or higher for 13 months in a row.
Hispanic-American unemployment is at the lowest rate ever recorded.
African-American unemployment is at the lowest rate ever recorded.
More Americans - nearly 160 million – are employed than ever before.
The President signed legislation to increase federal funding for HBCUs by 13%, the highest level ever.
President Trump has appropriated more money than any other president to HBCUs.
The Administration rescinded many costly Obama-Era regulations including the methane emissions rule that would cost American energy developers an estimated $530 million annually.