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President Donald J. Trump Accomplishments

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.

10.20.20

The Administration announced that the VA is creating a National Women Veterans Oncology System of Excellence, providing women Veterans with cutting edge care and access to lifesaving clinical trials.

10.20.20

The Administration announced the DHS Center for Countering Human Trafficking, the government’s first integrated law enforcement operations center supporting criminal investigations and victim support.

10.20.20

The unemployment rate fell in 30 states.

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.

10.19.20

President Trump signed the Commander John Schott Hannon Veterans Mental Health Care Improvement Act of 2019, strengthening the mental health workforce and improving rural access to mental healthcare.

10.17.20

President Trump signed a bill into law designating 988 as the universal number for the national suicide hotline starting in 2022.

10.17.20

President Trump awarded more than $42.3 billion in grants to states for supplemental lost wage payments.

10.16.20

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.

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.

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.

10.16.20

The Administration awarded a $6.98 million contract to Teel Plastics, LLC, to expand the industrial production capacity of injection-molded and extruded swabsticks used for COVID-19 testing kits.

10.16.20

The Administration’s Operation Warp Speed rehearsed distribution plans to identify roles, responsibilities, and potential challenges during the distribution process.

10.16.20

The Administration announced that communities that are a part of the federal surge testing effort for COVID-19 now have the option of easy-to-use saliva tests.

10.16.20

President Trump signed an executive order that established the One Trillion Trees Interagency Council, promoting healthy forests by actively managing them through partnerships.

10.16.20

The Trump administration awarded over $197 million to advance microelectronics technology, supporting technology priorities in AI, 5G communications, quantum computing, and autonomous vehicles.

10.15.20

The Administration announced an $8 million contract to improve maternal health data and create a network of at least 200 hospitals to deploy clinical, evidence-based best practices in maternity care.

10.15.20

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.

10.14.20

The Trump administration announced an agreement with Cytiva to expand the company’s manufacturing for products that are essential in producing COVID-19 vaccines.

10.13.20

President Trump signed an executive order on “Modernizing America’s Water Resource Management and Water Infrastructure,” ensuring effective management of our nation’s water supplies and systems.

10.13.20

The Administration awarded $481 million to Cue Health, Inc., expanding U.S. production capacity for a cartridge-based point-of-care COVID-19 molecular test that produces results in about 20 minutes.

10.13.20

The Administration announced that the USDA will award $10 million to SNAP programs that help participants gain the skills, training, and work experience they need to move toward and into employment.

10.09.20

The Trump administration announced that the USDA is extending flexibilities to allow free meals to continue to be available for all children throughout the entire 2020-2021 school year.

10.09.20

Secretary Carson announced that in the first year of the program, the Foster Youth Independence Initiative awarded 844 vouchers to former foster youth at risk of homelessness.

10.06.20

President Trump signed an executive order addressing the negative impact of prolonged shutdowns on mental and behavioral health increasing suicide prevention efforts.

10.05.20

The Trump administration awarded $9 million in Healthy Homes Production grants to 12 tribes and tribal agencies to help protect children and families from home and health safety hazards.

10.05.20

The Administration awarded $2.24 billion in Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program grants providing essential support services to improve the health quality of more than half a million people with HIV.

10.01.20

The Trump administration announced $20 billion in new funding for providers on the frontlines of the coronavirus pandemic.

10.01.20

The Administration announced $574 million in emergency relief for road and bridge repairs, assisting communities damaged by storms, floods, and unexpected events.

09.29.20

The Trump administration announced that the USDA’s Farmers to Families Food Box Program delivered more than 100 million food boxes supporting farmers and families affected by the coronavirus.

09.29.20

The Trump administration announced a $20 million contract for On Demand Pharmaceuticals to develop critical technology, supporting the response to the coronavirus pandemic.

09.28.20

President Trump nominated Judge Amy Coney Barrett of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit to fill the Supreme Court vacancy after the passing of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.

09.26.20

The Department of Veteran Affairs announced that they are allowing home mortgage loan deferments for Veterans who have experienced financial hardships due to the coronavirus.

09.24.20

President Trump signed an America-First Healthcare executive order, stating the policy of the Federal Government is to protect those with preexisting conditions & ensure access to affordable care.

09.24.20

The Trump administration announced that the United States Department of Agriculture is investing $268 million to modernize rural drinking water and wastewater infrastructure across 28 states.

09.22.20

President Trump signed an executive order ending training sessions that stereotype based on race and sex, instead promoting diversity training on inclusive workplaces where no one feels marginalized.

09.22.20

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.

09.21.20

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.

09.21.20

President Trump signed Executive Order 13224, which strengthened and consolidated sanctions to fight against those who commit, threaten to commit or support terrorism.

09.18.20

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

09.15.20

The Trump administration signed contracts with five American businesses worth a maximum value of $136 million to manufacture 15 million COVID-19 reusable isolation gowns.

09.14.20

The Trump administration signed contracts with nine American businesses to deliver 73 million coronavirus disposable isolation gowns at the cost of $335 million.

09.14.20

The Trump administration announced the investment of nearly $115 million to combat the opioid crisis in rural communities.

09.14.20

President Trump signed an executive order to lower drug prices by expanding drugs covered by the “most favored nations” pricing scheme to include both Medicare Part B and D.

09.13.20

The Department of Veterans Affairs announced that 42 states and one U.S. territory signed the PREVENTS state proclamation pledging to prioritize suicide prevention for Veterans and all citizens.

09.11.20

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

09.11.20

The Trump administration announced $2.9 million in Defense Protection Act COVID-19 contracts to help retain critical workforce capabilities and provide life-saving medical services and equipment.

09.11.20

The Administration announced the allocation of the remaining near $2 billion in CARES Act relief funds to go to the Community Development Block Grant Program, providing nearly $5 billion in funding.

09.11.20

The Trump administration issued guidance to allow state-licensed pharmacists to order and administer COVID-19 vaccines expanding convenient access to Americans.

09.09.20

President Trump signed an executive order to ban oil drilling off the coasts of Florida, Georgia and South Carolina, safeguarding the State’s shores and protecting critical jobs.

09.08.20

Job growth marked the 4th largest gain in American history, 2.5 times better than any month under the Obama-Biden administration.

09.04.20

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.

09.04.20

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

09.04.20

The Trump administration awarded $10 million to Copan Industries Inc, to expand the domestic production capacity of flock tip swabs to 14.4 million per month in support of COVID-19 testing.

09.02.20

The Trump administration announced foreclosure protection for displaced families and those affected by Hurricane Laura.

09.01.20

The Trump administration announced the award of nearly $72 million in support of carbon capture technologies.

09.01.20

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

08.31.20

The Trump administration extended the summer free meal program through the end of December, ensuring that all children have access to nutritious food as the U.S. recovers from the pandemic.

08.31.20

The Trump administration announced the OneRD Guarantee Loan Initiative to encourage private investments in rural communities across the United States.

08.31.20

The Trump administration announced that the Military Spouse Employment Partnership rose by more than 22%, with 175,000 military spouses securing jobs through the program.

08.27.20

The Administration awarded a $760 million contract to Abbott for delivery of 150 million rapid tests in the United States and potentially deploy testing to schools and other populations.

08.27.20

The Administration announced an additional $1 billion for the Farmers to Families Food Box program to help farmers, distributors, and American families from the impacts from the coronavirus.

08.25.20

President Trump signed an executive order to revitalize communities and invest federal resources in distressed areas, including opportunity zones, saving taxpayer dollars.

08.25.20

The Trump administration announced the release of 1.5 million N95 respirators to 3,336 nursing home facilities, and the distribution of about $2.5 billion to increase testing, staffing, and PPE.

08.25.20

The Trump administration announced that the USDA is investing $46 million to improve critical community facilities to benefit 363,000 rural residents.

08.24.20

The Trump administration provided $15 million in funding opportunities to support socially disadvantaged veteran farmers and ranchers in an effort to help them successfully own and operate farms.

08.21.20

The Trump administration announced the use of the Defense Production Act to apply priority rate order for contracts with Becton Dickinson and Quidel Corporation.

08.20.20

Secretary of Education, Betsy DeVos, announced a new grant program that will assist higher education emerge from the coronavirus pandemic and provide expanded educational opportunities for students.

08.19.20

The Trump administration announced their partnership with OnStar’s emergency services to improve access to current suicide prevention resources for Veterans.

08.17.20

The Trump administration entered a $750,000 agreement with Plasma Technologies, LLC, to develop and optimize a process to produce higher yielding anti-COVID-19 immune serum for manufacturing.

08.17.20

The Trump administration announced that they will be distributing $1.4 billion in relief funds to certain children’s hospitals to assist with the coronavirus impact.

08.14.20

The Trump administration announced that the McKesson Corporation will be a central distributor for the future COVID-19 vaccines and related supplies needed to administer the vaccine.

08.14.20

Due to the Trump administration’s coronavirus response, the fatality rate for Americans over the age of 70 has declined by about 85%.

08.13.20

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.

08.13.20

The Trump administration announced a $371 million investment to improve rural electric infrastructure across 11 states.

08.13.20

President Trump signed four executive orders to provide coronavirus relief, including $400-per-week to out-of-work Americans, student loan relief, and eviction protection for renters and homeowners.

08.08.20

The Trump administration has awarded more than $400 million in grants to end Veteran homelessness.

08.07.20

President Trump signed an executive order increasing American Production for essential medical supplies and reducing the U.S. reliance on foreign producers of medicines.

08.06.20

President Trump signed an executive order expanding access to telehealth services in order to ensure rural Americans access to healthcare.

08.03.20

President Trump signed an executive order to prevent Americans from being displaced by foreign workers and offshore labor by using federal action to put American workers first. 

08.03.20

The Department of Homeland Security announced an extension of its partnership with national pharmacy and grocery retail chains to continue to provide access to COVID-19 testing.

07.30.20

The Trump Administration announced that the Department of Veteran Affairs has successfully reduced prescription opioid use in patients within the VA health care system by 64%.

07.30.20

President Trump announced that export authorizations for liquefied natural will go through 2050 and signed four permits for pipeline and rail transport of fossil fuels.

07.29.20

The White House Office of National Drug Control Policy released its 2020 Drug-Free Communities report finding that the Trump administration’s Drug-Free Communities Program lowered youth substance use.

07.27.20

President Trump signed four executive orders to ensure that Americans are receiving the lowest price possible for their prescription drugs.

07.24.20

The Department of Defense awarded a $4.9 million contract to Pall Corporation to increase industrial base expansion for medical ventilator components.

07.23.20

The Trump administration’s agreement with U.S. based Pfizer will produce 100 million doses of a coronavirus vaccine, and once developed, the government can acquire an additional 500 million doses.

07.22.20

The Department of Health and Human Services announced it will distribute $10 billion in a second round of high impact COVID-19 area funding to hospitals.

07.17.20

The Environmental Protection Agency finalized 64 deregulatory actions, saving around $94 billion while combined emissions of criteria pollutants and their precursors dropped 7% under President Trump.

07.16.20

The Trump administration announced it has saved $90 billion in regulatory costs to the economy and consumers. 

07.16.20

The Administration allocated $400 million in coronavirus funding to enhance the VA’s emergency relief response for homeless Veterans or those at risk of homelessness during the coronavirus pandemic.

07.16.20

The Administration announced an initiative to distribute faster COVID-19 testing to nursing homes in hotspots in the United States to help nursing home residents and staff. 

07.14.20

President Trump enacted an executive order on the White House Hispanic Prosperity Initiative to improve access to education, training, and economic opportunities for Hispanic American students.

07.09.20

The Trump administration announced a $1.6 billion agreement with Novavax Inc. to demonstrate commercial-scale manufacturing of the company’s COVID-19 investigational vaccine.

07.07.20

The Trump administration announced the launch of the REACH program, a national public health campaign aimed to empower all Americans to play a critical role in preventing suicide.

07.07.20

The Trump administration announced that 20 U.S. small businesses in 14 states will receive more than $3 million to research and develop innovative solutions to our nation’s transportation challenges.

07.06.20

President Trump’s United States–Mexico–Canada Agreement trade deal will potentially add up to 588,000 jobs and grow U.S. GDP by $235 billion.

07.01.20

The Trump administration launched a $3 million public safety campaign to combat child vehicular heatstroke deaths across the country.

07.01.20

The Federal Emergency Management Agency, the Department of Homeland Security and the Cybersecurity Infrastructure and Security Agency distributed over 346 million masks for critical workers.

06.29.20

President Trump ordered testing of more than 500,000 Americans each day which will soon be equivalent to 30 million people in the United States.

06.25.20