Trump’s Accomplishments: The Case for Four More Years

Written by Kathy Valente

There are many people who do not like the personality of President Donald J. Trump and his unorthodox methods of communicating. Some have even gone so far as to say that they couldn’t vote for him because of his temperament and/or boorishness.

Having concerns about or aversions to President Trump’s style is understandable. You don’t have to like him. When it comes to picking the commander in chief of the United States, we believe that voters should carefully consider President Trump’s record of achievements over the past four years and his goals for a second term. That record and agenda should be compared to the 47-year record and platform of his opponent, Joe Biden.

Please, take a few minutes to review some of what he’s done for America — often against overwhelming odds and with powerful special interests aligned against him.

Focus on the accomplishments, not the personality. Focus on his vision, agenda and determination to gets things done and keep America on the right track moving forward. There is little doubt that President Trump loves the United States of America and wants to do what is best for the nation.

This is not a complete record of what President Trump has done for America. For a more comprehensive list of President Trump’s accomplishments, click HERE.

Accomplishments of President Donald J. Trump

-He reinstated and expanded the Mexico City Policy, which prevents $9 billion in foreign aid from being used to fund the global abortion industry.

-He reversed an Obama order, thereby now allowing states to withhold federal funding to abortion clinics.

-He proposed the “Protect Life Rule” through HHS which resulted in the loss of $60 million dollars to the nation’s largest abortion provider, Planned Parenthood.

-He said, “All children, born and unborn, are made in the holy image of God.”  “Let us work together to build a culture that cherishes innocent life.”

-He took action to end federal fetal tissue research.

-He reversed Obama’s edict to schools to sexually integrate restrooms and locker rooms.

-He earmarked billions to stop the opioid crisis.

-He is working to end human trafficking. So far, ICE has arrested over 5,000 traffickers and closed down leading human trafficking web sites.

-He passed historic tax cuts for American families.

-He appointed a record number of federal judges.

-He cut regulations on American businesses and restored manufacturing, putting in place policies to bring supply chains back from overseas.

-He ended Obama’s war on coal.

-He replaced Obama’s disastrous Corporate Average Fuel Economy regulations and rolled back Dodd-Frank burdens that slowed economic growth.

-He withdrew from the Trans-Pacific Partnership to protect American jobs.

-He confronted China’s decades of trade abuses, placing tariffs of hundreds of billions of dollars on Chinese goods.

-He kept his promise to approve new pipelines, including the Keystone and Dakota Access pipelines, and withdrew from the job-killing Paris Agreement, saving the American family an average of $2500/year on their energy bills.

-He made us energy independent and the largest producer of energy in the world.

-His agencies, including the Justice Department, prosecuted a record number of immigration-related crimes, cracked down on sanctuary cities, and enhanced vetting of individuals entering our country.

-He signed an executive order stopping middlemen from charging higher prices to Medicare recipients—$30 billion in discounts will now go directly to American patients.

-He brokered the first meaningful Mideast peace deal in decades.

-He reversed the Obama Administration’s disastrous Cuba appeasement policy.

-Under his directives, President Trump destroyed ISIS and killed countless terrorists, including ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi without going to war (even though everyone said we’d be in World War III by now).

-He pulled out of the Obama’s Iran-empowering nuclear deal.

-He banned travel from China at the beginning of the Chinese virus pandemic amid howls of opposition from Democrats; launched Operation Warp Speed for vaccines now in Phase Three trials; delivered 196 million N95 respirators, 815 million masks, 20 billion gloves, 34 million face shields and 354 million gowns; and signed the CARES Act which included the Paycheck Protection Program, to safeguard American workers during the pandemic.

-He kept his word to build a wall to keep criminals and drugs from coming into our country because he respects, honors and defends our country’s borders.

-He abolished the unconstitutional Obamacare individual mandate.

-He signed a law ending the gag-order on pharmacists that prevented them from sharing money-saving options on prescriptions.

-He just slashed the price for prescription drugs (In some cases by 50%).

-He met with the leader of North Korea, averted war with that country and brought a halt to their aggressive missile testing.

-He signed the Save Our Seas Act which funds millions per year to clean tons of plastic and garbage from the ocean.

-He signed the biggest wilderness protection and conservation bill in a decade designating 375,000 acres as protected land, making him the most significant conservation president since Teddy Roosevelt.

-He banned the use of federal funds for promoting Critical Race Theory, which is fomenting race and class warfare in America.

-His economic policies produced the lowest black unemployment rates ever.

-He is the first president to provide long-term funding to historically black colleges and universities (HBCU).

-He listened to U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) and created Opportunity Zones to help minorities.

-He passed prison reform, which gives people a second chance and has made a huge difference for minorities.

-He produced the lowest Hispanic unemployment rate ever.

-He passed Veterans Administration reforms to benefit the very people who serve our country and defend our freedom.

-He got rid of the job-killing NAFTA trade deal, got tough on trade with China and negotiated new trade deals with Mexico, Canada and other countries that benefit American workers.

-He calls out the liberal media and attempts to correct them when they are wrong.

-He’s bringing troops home and ending America’s longest war.

-He’s brought home over 40 Americans held captive, the last one from Iran.

-He’s making the world pay their fair share to the United Nations.

-He temporarily banned funding to the World Health Organization.

-He respects cops, veterans, ICE and all first responders. He provided law enforcement with surplus Department of Defense equipment to keep them safe and enacted historic criminal justice reform to keep our communities safe and reduce recidivism. He provided our troops the largest military pay raise in a decade.

-He’s forced our NATO allies and others to finally pay their fair share to support important multi-national alliances.

-He moved our embassy in Israel to Jerusalem, which is the rightful capital of the Jewish state.

-He signed the Right to Try Law, allowing terminally ill patients access to experimental therapies.

-He made cruelty to animals a felony.

In addition to the above list of accomplishments, please also consider these other points:

-He fought for American workers rather than Wall Street.

-He loves our country, respects our flag and embraces a policy of unabashed, non-apologetic patriotism.

-He works for free, donating his salary to a different charity each quarter.

-He was a Billionaire before he ran for President and now is worth at least one-third less.

-He truly loves America and puts Americans first.

-He does not sell out America or apologize for America to other countries, like the leaders prior to him have done.


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