Keeping America Great

Recent

President Donald J. Trump Accomplishments

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.

03.20.20

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.

03.20.20

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.

03.18.20

President Trump invoked the Defense Production Act, giving power to allocate health care supplies and increase production of necessary products to counter COVID-19. 

03.18.20

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.

03.17.20

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 freer and fairer trade deals.

03.13.20

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.

03.13.20

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.

03.13.20

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.

03.13.20

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.

03.11.20

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.

03.08.20

The jobs report found that job growth exceeded expectations under the Trump administration, adding 273,000 jobs in February.

03.06.20

The Trump administration announced a plan incorporating anti-fraud and abuse measures, protecting the integrity of the H-2B visa program. 

03.05.20

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.

03.04.20

New home sales jumped to an annual rate of 764,000 units under President Trump’s economy, the highest level since July 2007.

02.26.20

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.

02.26.20

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.

02.25.20

The Trump administration signed the Military Housing Privatization Initiative Tenant Bill of Rights, fulfilling the President’s promise to support military families.

02.25.20

The Trump administration announced measures to reduce employment barriers for military spouses, fulfilling the President’s promise to support military families.

02.24.20

A CNBC/ Survey Monkey Business Survey revealed that President Trump’s approval rating with small business owners increased to 64%.

02.20.20

Satisfaction with the state of the nation reached a 15-year high according to Gallup.

02.20.20

Gallup polling found that President Trump’s elevated job approval rating reached an all-time high of 49%.

02.20.20

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.

02.20.20

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.

02.20.20

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. 

02.18.20

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.

02.12.20

Gallup polling found that 62% of Americans give President Trump credit for the economic improvements in the United States.

02.12.20

President Trump released his budget proposal, fulfilling his promise that no cuts will be made to Social Security and Medicare benefits.

02.09.20

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.

02.05.20

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.

02.05.20

The Trump Administration announced that last month border officials handled fewer than 40,000 illegal crossings, marking the lowest rate in two years.

02.02.20

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.

01.30.20

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

01.29.20

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

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.

01.28.20

The median Hispanic American income rose by $1,786 during President Trump’s first year in office.

01.27.20

Since President Trump was elected, 7.3 million jobs were created.

01.17.20

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.

01.11.20

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

01.10.20

In December, the Hispanic American unemployment rate was at a near record low of 4.2%.

01.10.20

December marked the 22nd consecutive month that the unemployment rate was at or below 4%.

01.10.20

174,000 jobs were created in December.

01.10.20

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.

01.10.20

In 2019, 2.1 million new jobs were created.

01.10.20

President Trump issued changes to the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) to reduce regulation and allow for infrastructure and transportation projects to move forward.

01.09.20

Signed the bipartisan Tobacco-Free Youth Act to raise the nationwide age for purchasing tobacco and vaping products to 21 years old.

01.03.20

President Trump has nominated, and the Senate has confirmed a grand total of 187 Article III judges.

01.03.20

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.

01.02.20

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

12.31.19

President Trump continued to prioritize cutting unnecessary job-killing regulations, having done so at a historic pace since taking office.

12.31.19

Under President Trump, incomes for black Americans have increased by 2.6%.

12.31.19

Economic confidence rebounded to record highs under President Trump because his pro-growth policies have and continue to put American workers and businesses first.

12.31.19

Since elected, President Trump created over 4.3 million new jobs for women.

12.23.19

The FY2020 National Defense Authorization Act established the United States Space Force and ensured American dominance in space.

12.20.19

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.

12.20.19

In order to preserve the health of our forests, the Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018 was signed into law.

12.20.19

The Dow Jones Industrial Average hit record highs over 100 times under President Trump.

12.19.19

The federal HBCU initiative office was moved back into the White House, a move that leaders had requested under President Obama.

12.19.19

President Trump signed the FUTURE Act into law. The law permanently funds HBCUs and simplifies the FAFSA application.

12.19.19

The FY2020 NDAA included paid parental leave for federal workers.

12.18.19

Costly Obamacare taxes were repealed, including the “Cadillac tax” and the medical device tax.

12.16.19

The FY2020 National Defense Authorization Act included a much needed 3.1% pay raise for our troops.

12.12.19

The Administration launched a program to provide the HIV prevention drug PrEP to uninsured patients for free.

12.03.19

The Administration proposed a rule to require insurance companies and group health plans to provide enrollees with cost estimates.

11.17.19

Under President Trump, 350,000 fewer black Americans are living in poverty.

11.08.19

9.1 million veterans are employed.

11.08.19

President Trump followed through on his promise to appoint judges who will uphold the Constitution and rule of law for generations to come.

11.06.19

President Trump has installed more federal court judges than any president in the past four decades.

11.06.19

President Trump continued to reshape the federal judiciary at a record pace.

11.06.19

Youth unemployment rate recently reached the lowest rate in nearly 50 years.

11.04.19

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.

11.04.19

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.

11.03.19

A record 158.5 Million Americans are employed.

11.01.19

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.

11.01.19

The Administration launched FindTreatment.gov a public resource to help combat substance abuse.

10.30.19

The EPA took significant steps to clean up our contaminated sites and hazardous sites.

10.30.19

The Administration provided funding to support the National Human Trafficking Hotline.

10.29.19

The United States successfully decimated ISIS.

10.27.19

Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, founder and leader of ISIS, was brought to justice and is dead.

10.27.19

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.”

10.25.19

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.

10.23.19

The poverty rate among African Americans hit its lowest level in history.

10.23.19

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.

10.21.19

The Trump Administration continued deregulation efforts that will save American households an estimated $3,100 per year.

10.21.19

The Administration continued its focus on removing unnecessary and burdensome regulations, having cut 8 and a half regulations for every new rule.

10.21.19

The Anti-Trafficking Coordination Team (ACTeam) initiative more than doubled convictions of human traffickers and increased the number of defendants charged in ACTeam districts.

10.19.19

There are 10,000 more factories in America today than on Election Day 2016.

10.17.19

September was the 108th straight month of positive job growth; longest streak ever.

10.15.19

The Administration lowered regulatory hurdles and restored flexibility to schools with respect to menus in their cafeterias.

10.12.19

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

10.07.19

The new wall contributed to a 56% overall decrease in the number of illegal migrant arrivals at the border.

10.05.19

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act increased the Child Tax Credit by 100% keeping more money in the pockets of hard working families.

10.05.19

The current unemployment rate is 3.5%, a 50-year low.

10.04.19

In December, the adult women’s unemployment rate hit 3.2%, the lowest since 1953.

10.04.19

The unemployment rate among women has been under 4% for 18 straight months.

10.04.19

The Asian American unemployment rate was 2.5%, near a historic low.

10.04.19

The Hispanic American unemployment rate hit several record lows in 2019, including falling below 4% for the first time in history.

10.04.19

More than 2.9 million jobs were created for Hispanic Americans since President Trump was elected.

10.04.19

Unemployment for Americans without a high school diploma is at the lowest rate ever recorded.

10.04.19

Thanks to the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, the child tax credit was doubled to $2,000 per child.

10.03.19