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Trump Accomplishments (April 15, 2018)

GodEmperorTrump Oct 1st, 2017 (edited) 81,254 Never
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  3. >Trump signs order calling for work requirements in welfare programs (http://archive.is/riKji)
  4. >3 more California cities vote to opt out of state’s sanctuary law (http://archive.is/YKF19)
  5. >More than 93% of manufacturers have a positive outlook on their company’s prospects in the US economy - highest level ever recorded (http://archive.is/NvmCd)
  6. >Chinese President vows to lower tariffs on cars after Trump threatens trade war (http://archive.is/HZkuo)
  7. >The US has accepted only 11 Syrian refugees this year (http://archive.is/ThWfX)
  8. >Justice Department to halt legal-advice program for illegal immigrants in detention (http://archive.is/TsBB1)
  9. >Food stamp usage drops over 500,000 in a single month (http://archive.is/mb9Am)
  10.  
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  12.  
  13. BORDER + IMMIGRATION
  14.  
  15. THE WALL
  16.  
  17. >Trump plans to begin construction on new and replacement border fencing in at least three states by the end of this summer - 100 miles
  18. http://archive.is/oCNsr
  19.  
  20. >Border wall work begins in downtown Calexico
  21. http://archive.is/cwYbz
  22.  
  23. >Federal judge rules against challenge to Trump border wall
  24. http://archive.is/4mxCQ
  25.  
  26. >Trump’s border wall prototypes virtually impassable, pass rigorous testing
  27. http://archive.is/GQPy9
  28.  
  29. >Border wall prototypes have finished construction in San Diego, California
  30. http://archive.is/jZGBH
  31.  
  32.  
  33. TRAVEL BAN
  34.  
  35. >Trump has updated his travel ban, includes these 8 countries - Chad, Iran, Libya, North Korea, Syria, Venezuela, Yemen, Somalia - NO EXPIRATION DATE
  36. http://archive.is/LBATj
  37.  
  38. >Supreme Court allows full enforcement of Trump travel ban
  39. http://archive.is/otLuw
  40.  
  41.  
  42. SANCTUARY CITIES
  43.  
  44. >Justice Department Sues California Over ‘Sanctuary’ Immigration Laws
  45. http://archive.is/DfKKa
  46.  
  47. >Texas ban on sanctuary cities can begin, federal judge rules
  48. http://archive.is/AdFHu
  49.  
  50. >Miami has removed its "sanctuary" status
  51. http://archive.is/QePeJ
  52.  
  53. >California city votes to defy “sanctuary state” law, obey constitution
  54. http://archive.is/lgyWA
  55.  
  56. >More California cities join revolt against sanctuary state
  57. http://archive.is/G9gD4
  58.  
  59. >ICE is increasing presence in California because of sanctuary state law, says Trump immigration chief
  60. http://archive.is/9tUh3
  61.  
  62. >Withholding federal funds from sanctuary cities - must allow ICE access to jails + notify them when illegal immigrants are about to be released (currently on hold by a federal judge, will get thrown out by the Supreme Court)
  63. http://archive.is/FoDiY
  64.  
  65. >Federal judge rules Trump administration can withhold grants over California “sanctuary” concerns
  66. http://archive.is/itHYi
  67.  
  68. >The House has passed a bill that prevents sanctuary cities from receiving funds from the Department of Transportation and Housing and Urban Development
  69. http://archive.is/bNPtE
  70.  
  71. >Blocking the Police Assistance Program from sanctuary cities
  72. http://archive.is/qR347
  73.  
  74.  
  75. ILLEGAL IMMIGRATION
  76.  
  77. >Illegal border crossings down nearly 70% since Trump took office (HISTORIC LOW according to ICE)
  78. http://archive.is/63kUA
  79.  
  80. >Unshackling ICE - told that they can take action against ALL illegal immigrants - increasing presence in sanctuary cities
  81. http://archive.is/ccuk2
  82.  
  83. >President Trump signs memorandum ending “catch and release” immigration policy
  84. http://archive.is/iPyQF
  85.  
  86. >Justice Department announces zero-tolerance policy on illegal border crossings
  87. http://archive.is/RAHtZ
  88.  
  89. >Spending bill gives ICE a 10% budget increase
  90. http://archive.is/W9Ktu
  91.  
  92. >DACA has been officially rescinded - 6 month grace period for Congress to act - no new DACA will be issued effective immediately - currently issued DACA expires in their regular 2 years - DACA that would expire in the next six months will expire in six months and one day instead
  93. http://archive.is/Y9LLx
  94.  
  95. >The first batch of DACA permits have officially expired as of March 5th - no new DACA can be given - existing DACA can still be renewed, but the government does not have to process these applications
  96. http://archive.is/AEQ7M
  97.  
  98. >DACA renewals drop 21%
  99. http://archive.is/K6CX9
  100.  
  101. >A federal judge in Maryland has ruled that Trump has the right to end DACA
  102. http://archive.is/6k6dU
  103.  
  104. >Rescinded DAPA
  105. http://archive.is/1fUlp
  106.  
  107. >Kate's Law - harsher penalties for previously deported criminals - passed the House and onto Senate
  108. http://archive.is/JtDd6
  109.  
  110. >No Sanctuary For Criminals Act - deny federal grants to sanctuary cities if they don't comply with federal immigration law - passed the House and onto Senate
  111. http://archive.is/EzVpI
  112.  
  113. >The DHS is planning on denying green cards to legal immigrants if they receive federal or state aid
  114. http://archive.is/TFIoh
  115.  
  116. >Trump has unveiled a new strict 70-point immigration enforcement plan
  117. http://archive.is/U5doo
  118.  
  119. >Massive overhaul of the immigration system proposed - move from family reunification to skill-based - cut legal immigration by half by 2027
  120. http://archive.is/5gCwG
  121.  
  122. >More Mexicans are leaving USA than migrating to it
  123. http://archive.is/jSw7Z
  124.  
  125. >The Trump administration is ending a policy that exempted pregnant women from immigration detention
  126. http://archive.is/BiYRu
  127.  
  128.  
  129. DEPORTATIONS
  130.  
  131. >Deportation orders up 31% nationwide under Trump
  132. http://archive.is/RmNIy
  133.  
  134. >Deportations in LA are up 60% alone 
  135. http://archive.is/zu59S
  136.  
  137. >New quotas for immigration judges as Trump administration seeks faster deportations
  138. http://archive.is/Gs36O
  139.  
  140. >Trump to deport 300,000 refugees from the USA over the next few months
  141. http://archive.is/asxmP
  142.  
  143. >Trump Ends Protection From Deportation for 200,000 Salvadorans, will also affect their 192,000 children
  144. http://archive.is/RVY8e
  145.  
  146. >Homeland Security Department terminates temporary residency program for almost 60,000 Haitians
  147. http://archive.is/Bhkug
  148.  
  149. >The House has voted to make membership in a criminal street gang, like MS-13, a deportable offence
  150. http://archive.is/pvl8M
  151.  
  152. >The Trump administration is drafting a plan to speed up deportations of teenage Central American illegal immigrants who crossed the border unaccompanied by adults
  153. http://archive.is/gtOCA
  154.  
  155. >Trump cuts off visas for countries that refuse deported immigrants
  156. http://archive.is/UFv9E
  157.  
  158. >Trump administration will ban immigrants from Haiti from applying for temporary visas given to low-skilled workers
  159. http://archive.is/fm3mO
  160.  
  161. >Trump to end deportation protection for Liberians
  162. http://archive.is/SB6eF
  163.  
  164.  
  165. IMMIGRATION ARRESTS
  166.  
  167. >ICE arrests hit 3-year high under Trump
  168. http://archive.is/gzDDN
  169.  
  170. >Border arrests up 203% from March 2017
  171. http://archive.is/vluYZ
  172.  
  173. >Border apprehensions hit 45-year low under Trump - down 40%
  174. http://archive.is/rvG89
  175.  
  176. >Supreme Court rules illegal immigrants can be detained indefinitely
  177. http://archive.is/5qwFk
  178.  
  179. >Program helping ICE crack down on immigrants thrives in Texas
  180. http://archive.is/pWlJj
  181.  
  182. >Arrests of illegal immigrants without criminal records skyrocketed in 2017
  183. http://archive.is/3cH4B
  184.  
  185. >Arrests of illegal immigrants in Boston are up 50%
  186. http://archive.is/oBHrU
  187.  
  188. >Michigan illegal immigrant arrests, deportations soar under Trump
  189. http://archive.is/vwVMN
  190.  
  191. >YUGE ICE raids - 650 arrested between July 23 and 26 - most committed no crime other than being illegal
  192. http://archive.is/EfqSg
  193.  
  194. >ICE has conducted another MASSIVE raid on sanctuary cities - 498 illegal immigrants arrested
  195. http://archive.is/LGxKK
  196.  
  197. >ICE arrests 212 illegals, targets 122 businesses in LA raid
  198. http://archive.is/p4hIB
  199.  
  200. >Texas ICE operation lands 145 due for deportation
  201. http://archive.is/xXOVq
  202.  
  203. >101 illegal immigrants arrested in latest ICE operation in New Jersey
  204. http://archive.is/pluev
  205.  
  206. >ICE arrests 150 illegal immigrants after Democrat mayor sent out warning
  207. http://archive.is/LyrzN
  208.  
  209. >ICE Arrests 115 in Large San Diego Immigration Sweep
  210. http://archive.is/dDEa1
  211.  
  212. >ICE arrests 120 people during illegal cockfighting event in Arkansas
  213. http://archive.is/4pRTK
  214.  
  215. >ICE carries out largest workplace raid in a decade
  216. http://archive.is/um9TE
  217.  
  218. >ICE searched 77 businesses in the San Francisco and Sacramento areas in what was believed to be the largest localized raid under President Trump
  219. http://archive.is/zLfbH
  220.  
  221. >The Trump administration is planning an increase in federal immigration jails across the country for the thousands of additional illegal immigrants its agents are arresting
  222. http://archive.is/2DTPV
  223.  
  224.  
  225. REFUGEES
  226.  
  227. >Four months into fiscal year 2018, refugee admissions plunge to lowest levels in 15 years
  228. http://archive.is/jlCZI
  229.  
  230. >Trump administration reduces refugee admissions by 70% in first year
  231. http://archive.is/07Zgq
  232.  
  233. >Trump admits less than quarter of proposed refugees at six-month mark
  234. http://archive.is/958Cj
  235.  
  236. >Trump plans to set cap for refugee admissions at 45,000 next year (less than 17,500 from the Middle East) - lowest number in decades
  237. http://archive.is/mbG81
  238.  
  239. >Christian refugees admitted now outnumber Muslim refugees admitted
  240. http://archive.is/HcU6Q
  241.  
  242. >Trump’s DHS is ending Temporary Protected Status for Sudanese refugees
  243. http://archive.is/sz80O
  244.  
  245. >Trump Administration Moves To Reshape Who Qualifies For Asylum
  246. http://archive.is/F06RS
  247.  
  248. >US ups security vetting for refugees
  249. http://archive.is/uZUfy
  250.  
  251. >Trump signs EO on Resuming the US Refugee Admissions Program with Enhanced Vetting Capabilities
  252. http://archive.is/4bO1r
  253.  
  254.  
  255. MISC.
  256.  
  257. >Spending bill gives Trump $1.6 billion to protect the border (6 MONTHS)
  258. http://archive.is/W9Ktu
  259.  
  260. >Trump signs proclamation sending National Guard to Mexico border immediately
  261. http://archive.is/JGEGe
  262.  
  263. >Pentagon establishes 24/7 operation after Trump orders military to Mexico border
  264. http://archive.is/fRO5j
  265.  
  266. >Citizenship question to return to 2020 census, Commerce Department announces
  267. http://archive.is/brxnl
  268.  
  269. >Extreme vetting in progress - U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services to begin to require in-person interviews with potential immigrants as part of the green-card application process
  270. http://archive.is/d4bgo
  271.  
  272. >Trump to Pull U.S. From U.N. Migration Compact
  273. http://archive.is/y3ZV6
  274.  
  275. >Trump immigration office removes “nation of immigrants” from mission statement
  276. http://archive.is/qFbQz
  277.  
  278. >Homeland Security will now monitor social media accounts of those applying for citizenship
  279. http://archive.is/oFtNe
  280.  
  281. >Canceled Obama Era special immigration program for foreign entrepreneurs
  282. http://archive.is/kvoyO
  283.  
  284. >Creating an office for the victims of illegal immigrant crimes
  285. http://archive.is/vpoYx
  286.  
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  288.  
  289. JOBS
  290.  
  291. UNEMPLOYMENT RATE
  292.  
  293. >Unemployment rate is down to 4.1%, the lowest it’s been since August 2000
  294. http://archive.is/TqhjB
  295.  
  296. >The unemployment rate held steady for the 5th straight month (4.1%) - first time in 18 years
  297. http://archive.is/aq9kX
  298.  
  299. >Black unemployment rate hits ALL TIME low - 6.8%
  300. http://archive.is/bYDiw
  301.  
  302. >The Hispanic unemployment rate dropped to 4.7%, hits ALL TIME low
  303. http://archive.is/LAeem
  304.  
  305. >Unemployment hits record low in seven states
  306. http://archive.is/lfKsR
  307.  
  308. >Texas Jobless Rate Hits 40-Year Record Low of 3.9 Percent
  309. http://archive.is/R8sn9
  310.  
  311. >The unemployment rate in manufacturing dropped to 2.6%, the lowest in US history
  312. http://archive.is/hUnl1
  313.  
  314.  
  315. JOB NUMBERS
  316.  
  317. >Trump has added nearly 3 million US jobs since being elected
  318. http://archive.is/cdKhZ
  319.  
  320. >The number of Americans employed is at an all-time hight, topping 155 million
  321. http://archive.is/nRgGl
  322.  
  323. >Black employment and female employment both hit all-time highs in February
  324. http://archive.is/nRgGl
  325.  
  326. >The number of unemployed Americans is at a 10 year low - 6,801,000
  327. http://archive.is/4KYyH
  328.  
  329. >US job openings have hit an ALL TIME high - 6 million+
  330. http://archive.is/Urhfb
  331.  
  332. >Job-cut announcements in 2017 see lowest level since 1990
  333. http://archive.is/7kQtJ
  334.  
  335. >February 2018’s labour force increase is the biggest since 2003
  336. http://archive.is/Rmv37
  337.  
  338. >November 2017 saw 40,000 new manufacturing jobs, the highest in US history
  339. http://archive.is/rcaOs
  340.  
  341. >STUDY: Trump tariffs may add 19k steel and aluminum jobs
  342. http://archive.is/5sovs
  343.  
  344.  
  345. FOOD STAMPS + WELFARE
  346.  
  347. >Jobless claims hit lowest level since 1969
  348. http://archive.is/xQS4a
  349.  
  350. >Food Stamp Enrolment Drops by 2 Million in 2017
  351. http://archive.is/VNHVT
  352.  
  353. >Food stamp program costs hit 7 year low
  354. http://archive.is/5X7Tj
  355.  
  356. >President Trump’s administration has decided to restore work requirements for welfare under the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families program
  357. http://archive.is/A19qT
  358.  
  359. >WIC welfare participation hits 17-year low
  360. http://archive.is/IYi7Y
  361.  
  362. >West Virginia gives green light to work requirements for food stamps
  363. http://archive.is/H62Lv
  364.  
  365.  
  366. WAGES
  367.  
  368. >Wages jump to highest level since 2009 - up 2.9%
  369. http://archive.is/kZJ87
  370.  
  371. >90% of workers likely to see more money in pay check next month thanks to Trump’s tax cuts
  372. http://archive.is/Xm9ZW
  373.  
  374. >The US Census Bureau has announced that the American median income is increasing for the first time since 2007
  375. http://archive.is/3IWMd
  376.  
  377. >Average weekly pay checks increased by 3.1% over the last 12 months - first time it has exceeded 3% in 7 years
  378. http://archive.is/r0ogl
  379.  
  380. >Shortage of illegal labour has caused construction worker wages to increase by 30% in Texas
  381. http://archive.is/znIXZ
  382.  
  383.  
  384. MISC.
  385.  
  386. >Toyota, Mazda to build $1.6 billion plant in Alabama
  387. http://archive.is/Fjbih
  388.  
  389. >Fiat Chysler to relocate truck production from Mexico to Michigan
  390. http://archive.is/husht
  391.  
  392. >13,000 jobs being created in WI because of Foxconn plant - largest job announcement in WI history
  393.  http://archive.is/NN30y
  394.  
  395. >Foxconn announces that a SECOND plant is coming - Michigan
  396. http://archive.is/ePQWX
  397.  
  398. >US Steel CEO: We’re reopening an idled plant and bringing back 500 jobs due to Trump tariffs
  399. http://archive.is/f7qJv
  400.  
  401. >A week after the Trump administration unveiled tariffs of up to 30% on imports of solar panels, one of China’s biggest manufacturers announced that it plans to open a new plant in the US
  402. http://archive.is/2Q16K
  403.  
  404. >Getting rid of regulations that restrict coal miners - create more mining jobs - opened new coal mine
  405. http://archive.is/2XiJJ
  406.  
  407. >Pennsylvania coal company to open a SECOND coal mine
  408. http://archive.is/fK2LD
  409.  
  410. >Creating thousands of more jobs for immigration officers and border patrol
  411. http://archive.is/5ROux
  412.  
  413. >1000s of jobs being created through pact with Saudi Arabia 
  414. http://archive.is/dIkH3
  415.  
  416. >Executive Order Expanding Apprenticeships in America
  417. http://archive.is/KHQrz
  418.  
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  420.  
  421. ECONOMY
  422.  
  423. STOCK MARKET
  424.  
  425. >The Dow (26,258), S&P 500 (2,838) and Nasdaq (7,418) composite rose to all-time highs on Monday
  426. http://archive.is/foWa3
  427.  
  428. >Since the election, the DOW is up 34.9%, the NASDAQ is up 34%, and the S&P 500 is up 25.2%
  429. https://imgur.com/a/i3yEl
  430.  
  431. >Red-hot Dow closes above 26,000 for the first time
  432. http://archive.is/DHjyO
  433.  
  434. >DOW rises 5000 points in a year for the first time ever
  435. http://archive.is/atYC5
  436.  
  437. >DOW closes at a record high for the 70th time this year (24,792), the most record closes in a calendar year
  438. http://archive.is/iW0kL
  439.  
  440. >Stocks close higher, post best weekly gain since 2013
  441. http://archive.is/ixUaE
  442.  
  443.  
  444. GDP
  445.  
  446. >Economy to grow at 5.4% rate in Q1 of 2018
  447. http://archive.is/yulsW
  448.  
  449. >GDP increased by 2.3 percent in 2017, up from a 1.5 percent increase in 2016
  450. http://archive.is/7cIpp
  451.  
  452. >US second quarter GDP growth has been revised to 3.1% - fastest growth in more than two years
  453. http://archive.is/nXXeb
  454.  
  455. >U.S. Third-Quarter Growth Revised to Three-Year High of 3.3%
  456. http://archive.is/97TVR
  457.  
  458. >2017 fourth quarter GDP revises up to 2.9%
  459. http://archive.is/e0Jhp
  460.  
  461.  
  462. TAX CUTS
  463.  
  464. >Trump has signed the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, giving Americans $1.5 trillion in tax cuts and slashing the corporate tax rate from 35% to 21% - 91% of middle-class Americans will receive a tax cut
  465. http://archive.is/b5z7T
  466.  
  467. >265 Companies Announce Bonuses, Wage Hikes, 401(k) Match Increases Due to the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act
  468. https://atr.org/list
  469.  
  470. >$2 trillion could be brought back to US after tax reform, according to a UN report
  471. http://archive.is/Cqggy
  472.  
  473. >Feds collect record taxes in first month under Trump’s tax cuts; runs surplus in January
  474. https://www.cnsnews.com/news/article/terence-p-jeffrey/feds-collect-record-taxes-first-month-under-tax-cut-run-surplus
  475.  
  476. >In response to Trump’s tax cuts, Apple announces $350 billion investment in the US economy, 20,000 new jobs
  477. http://archive.is/dw6Av
  478.  
  479. >Walmart will raise its starting wage rate for hourly employees in the U.S. to $11, expand maternity & parental leave benefits, and provide a one-time cash bonus for eligible employees of as much as $1,000 due to tax reform
  480. http://archive.is/HLJN9
  481.  
  482. >The Walt Disney Co. to give more than 125,000 employees a one-time $1000 cash bonus and “make an initial investment of $50 million in a new and ongoing education program for hourly employees.”
  483. http://archive.is/NBU1i
  484.  
  485. >Ford Motor Co. will give more than 54,000 United Auto Workers hourly employees profit-sharing checks of about $7,500 this year
  486. http://archive.is/eo60Q
  487.  
  488. >Starbucks employees win pay raises, expanded benefits thanks to Trump’s tax plan
  489. http://archive.is/yUMjS
  490.  
  491. >Fedex announces $3.2 billion in wage increases, bonuses due to tax reform
  492. http://archive.is/Q5OdW
  493.  
  494. >ExxonMobil announced the company will invest $50 billion into the United States over the next 5 years, citing tax reform
  495. http://archive.is/9Cj7v
  496.  
  497. >Boeing will invest $300 million in the American economy, AT&T will invest $1 billion, and Comcast will invest over $50 billion in response to tax cuts
  498. https://imgur.com/a/ZrWek
  499.  
  500. >McDonald’s expands employee tuition benefits due to GOP tax law
  501. http://archive.is/lwzTs
  502.  
  503. >European CEOs go one by one to tell Trump they are investing billions back into the US
  504. http://archive.is/eHIrV
  505.  
  506. >Companies dump undocumented workers after gaining profits from tax cuts
  507. http://archive.is/DKZ4v
  508.  
  509. >Utilities cutting rates, cite benefits of Trump tax reform
  510. http://archive.is/yEMIY
  511.  
  512. >Patriots owner Robert Kraft building factory in North Carolina after tax cuts
  513. http://archive.is/GeEZI
  514.  
  515. >Presidential Executive Order on Identifying and Reducing Tax Regulatory Burdens
  516. http://archive.is/X2Tif
  517.  
  518.  
  519. IT’S THE ECONOMY, STUPID
  520.  
  521. >According to the Federal Reserve, household wealth in America has reached a record high of $1.7 trillion - due to rising property values and financial gains
  522. http://archive.is/V7AC0
  523.  
  524. >In Trump era, American corporations are seeing their best earnings in 13 years
  525. http://archive.is/KcZjc
  526.  
  527. >U.S. Economy Reaches Its Potential Output for First Time in Decade
  528. http://archive.is/NEWhM
  529.  
  530. >Fed raises rates, signals confidence in strengthening economy
  531. http://archive.is/yfePq
  532.  
  533. >Senate passes bipartisan bill to roll back Dodd-Frank
  534. http://archive.is/NBF1V
  535.  
  536. >Pulled out of the Paris Accord - save billions in taxpayer money and trillions in GDP, put American industries first by creating and maintaining millions of industrial jobs
  537. http://archive.is/3Pcr3
  538.  
  539. >Buy American, Hire American executive order - restrict guest worker visas and require more agencies to buy more goods and services from American companies and workers 
  540. http://archive.is/SPmkc
  541.  
  542. >Going through with building the Keystone and Dakota Pipelines - expanding energy infrastructure and creating 1000s of jobs
  543. http://archive.is/1L6ys
  544.  
  545. >US manufacturing records best year since 2004
  546. http://archive.is/5IFem
  547.  
  548. >U.S. steel production up 0.4%
  549. http://archive.is/lMvw8
  550.  
  551. >USA set to be world’s largest oil producer
  552. http://archive.is/RyMKt
  553.  
  554. >US reaches oil-output milestone months earlier than expected
  555. http://archive.is/nOZ6Q
  556.  
  557. >Gas prices at a 12-year low
  558. http://archive.is/Xdq12
  559.  
  560. >US gained 700,000 millionaires in 2017
  561. http://archive.is/HX4OD
  562.  
  563. >Retail sales are up 5.8% compared to last year
  564. http://archive.is/TMEgu
  565.  
  566. >Home sales have hit their best numbers in 10 years - up 17.5%
  567. http://archive.is/afseF
  568.  
  569. >US homebuilding permits soar to highest level since 2007
  570. http://archive.is/r56xC
  571.  
  572.  
  573. TRADE
  574.  
  575. >President Trump institutes a 25% tariff on steel and a 10% tariff on aluminum - Canada and Mexico exempt at the moment in order to negotiate NAFTA
  576. http://archive.is/KECYq
  577.  
  578. >Trump orders $50 billion tariff hit on Chinese goods
  579. http://archive.is/S495l
  580.  
  581. >China premier pledges to open markets in a bid to avert a trade war with the US
  582. http://archive.is/2UexY
  583.  
  584. >Pulled out of TPP
  585. http://archive.is/8jHzK
  586.  
  587. >Reworking NAFTA with Canada and Mexico in order to make better trade deals - might pull out 
  588. http://archive.is/2Ewiq
  589.  
  590. >Trade deficit falling faster than expected 
  591. http://archive.is/DoROR
  592.  
  593. >Exports at a 2.5-year high
  594. http://archive.is/Ulytn
  595.  
  596. >Signed an arms deal worth more than $350 billion and various other investment agreements with Saudi Arabia
  597. http://archive.is/dIkH3
  598.  
  599. >Xi Jinping, Donald Trump oversee signing of US$253 billion in trade deals
  600. http://archive.is/LFKEU
  601.  
  602. >Trump administration approves $1 billion arms sale to Saudi Arabia, including 6,500 missiles
  603. http://archive.is/b8GyZ
  604.  
  605. >Trump administration approves $42 million arms deal with Ukraine
  606. http://archive.is/1T987
  607.  
  608. >Singapore Airlines agrees to buy $13.8 billion worth of Boeing jets
  609. http://archive.is/Bht3L
  610.  
  611. >Japan to buy at least 20 more F-35A stealth fighters from the USA
  612. http://archive.is/7LSTP
  613.  
  614. >Increased tariffs on Canadian lumber by 20% (worth $1 billion)
  615. http://archive.is/kIOXE
  616.  
  617. >Resuming trading natural gas and beef with China 
  618. http://archive.is/9CEPP
  619.  
  620. >Trading coal and rice to China
  621. http://archive.is/nVbVb
  622.  
  623. >Negotiated new sugar deal with Mexico 
  624. http://archive.is/sPLUi
  625.  
  626. >US pork exports going back to Argentina for the first time since 1992
  627. http://archive.is/P43dU
  628.  
  629. >Trading energy with new countries in Europe (Poland, Lithuania) - end their reliance on Russian energy 
  630. http://archive.is/9L9mH, http://archive.is/fpEyU
  631.  
  632. >Trading missiles to Poland to protect them from Russian aggression
  633. http://archive.is/0Cfl7
  634.  
  635. >Oil exports at all time high
  636. http://archive.is/cp9ks
  637.  
  638. >Coal exports up 60%
  639. http://archive.is/4ONbf
  640.  
  641.  
  642. CONFIDENCE IN THE ECONOMY
  643.  
  644. >U.S. Consumer Confidence Reaches Highest Level Since 2000
  645. http://archive.is/4tzLp
  646.  
  647. >Economic Optimism Index hits 13-year high, credit to tax cuts
  648. http://archive.is/FRthW
  649.  
  650. >Small business optimism jumps to highest since 1983
  651. http://archive.is/bgL16
  652.  
  653. >CEO confidence highest since 2014
  654. http://archive.is/87U1E
  655.  
  656. >US Manufacturing Index at a 33-year high 
  657. http://archive.is/3BSTP
  658.  
  659. >Manufacturer confidence at a 20-year high
  660. http://archive.is/QuuCN
  661.  
  662. >Home builder confidence at 12-year high
  663. http://archive.is/bErU1
  664.  
  665.  
  666. MISC.
  667.  
  668. >New memorandum to protect American IPs from China - potentially save billions in dollars and millions in jobs
  669. http://archive.is/c1Bta
  670.  
  671. >Broadcom Limited is moving its headquarters from Singapore back into the United States - more than 20 billion dollars in annual revenue will return to America
  672. http://archive.is/SbaNL
  673.  
  674. >Trump has signed a $15 billion relief package for Texas in the wake of Hurricane Harvey
  675. http://archive.is/2djqr
  676.  
  677. *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
  678.  
  679. GOVERNMENT
  680.  
  681. >Appointed conservative Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court
  682. http://archive.is/nZs6G
  683.  
  684. >Trump signed 96 bills into law in 2017
  685. http://archive.is/CRMhx
  686.  
  687. >Trump signed 55 Executive Orders in 2017
  688. https://www.federalregister.gov/executive-orders/donald-trump/2017
  689.  
  690. >Cutting regulations in government agencies (add 1, take out 2) 
  691. http://archive.is/ygnHp
  692.  
  693. >So far, 16 regulations have been cut for every 1 added - 800 Obama regulations cut (saved $200+ billion)
  694. http://archive.is/b4sMl
  695.  
  696. >Trump has cut the number of regulations in the Federal Register by 32% in his first 9 months in office - it took Ronald Reagan several years to cut this many pages of regulations
  697. http://archive.is/nxp5W
  698.  
  699. >11,000 government jobs slashed under Trump
  700. http://archive.is/YJDLt
  701.  
  702. >Signed an executive order to reduce operating costs of the federal government 
  703. http://archive.is/uOBvJ
  704.  
  705. >Cut the White House budget - save taxpayers $22 million 
  706. http://archive.is/Cnj07
  707.  
  708. >Fixed lobbying laws - 5 year lobbying ban on White House officials
  709. http://archive.is/CwYrw
  710.  
  711. >Investigating voter fraud in the 2016 election 
  712. http://archive.is/YskG8
  713.  
  714. >Trump is quietly completely transforming the federal judiciary - nominated nearly 60 judges, filling more vacancies than Barack Obama did in his entire first year
  715. http://archive.is/xUU3T
  716.  
  717. >Trump saves $1.4 billion on new Air Force One
  718. http://archive.is/rmeQD
  719.  
  720. >Fired corrupt and incompetent FBI Director James Comey
  721. http://archive.is/zXuAQ
  722.  
  723. >Jeff Sessions, acting on the recommendation of the FBI’s Office of Professional Responsibility, fired former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe Friday
  724. http://archive.is/WLRY5
  725.  
  726. >Purging the State Department of Obama loyalists
  727. http://archive.is/nBiti
  728.  
  729. >Fired all 46 attorney generals hired by Obama
  730. http://archive.is/omFAa
  731.  
  732. >Ending many of Obama's useless Executive Orders
  733. http://archive.is/rk5Zz
  734.  
  735. >Ben Carson Finds $500 Billion (Billion!) In Errors during Audit of Obama HUD
  736. http://archive.is/N1jUD
  737.  
  738. >Eliminated 1200 man hours of wasteful paperwork requirements including Y2K preparedness
  739. http://archive.is/ekhIR
  740.  
  741. *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
  742.  
  743. DEFENCE + VA
  744.  
  745. MILITARY
  746.  
  747. >Trump signs $700 billion military budget into law
  748. http://archive.is/h2Q9E
  749.  
  750. >Spending bill gives Trump $665 billion to rebuild the military - includes $82 billion for the Department of Veteran Affairs
  751. http://archive.is/W9Ktu
  752.  
  753. >President Trump issues order to ban transgendered troops from services except in limited services
  754. http://archive.is/4YxhL
  755.  
  756. >Trump unveils “America First” national security strategy
  757. http://archive.is/DexS1
  758.  
  759.  
  760. NORTH KOREA
  761.  
  762. >Trump to meet with Kim Jong Un by May, talk denuclearization - North Korea to refrain from any further nuclear missile tests  
  763. http://archive.is/EuEpg
  764.  
  765. >North Korea has told U.S. it is prepared to discuss denuclearization of Korean Peninsula
  766. http://archive.is/o3LrJ
  767.  
  768. >Kim Jong Un wants to sign a peace treaty and establish diplomatic relations with the USA, according to South Korean officials
  769. http://archive.is/4hcvC
  770.  
  771. >Trump has signed an Executive Order that gives the Treasury Department new authority to target companies and institutions doing business with North Korea
  772. http://archive.is/jagYE
  773.  
  774. >South Korean media are reporting that the 3 Americans detained in North Korea will soon be released
  775. http://archive.is/zxxpA
  776.  
  777. >China has announced it will cooperate with US sanctions on North Korea, will close all North Korean businesses within the next 120 days - severely limits North Korea’s ability to import food, fuel, etc.
  778. http://archive.is/aDUBg
  779.  
  780. >Trump declares North Korea a state sponsor of terrorism
  781. http://archive.is/uUClK
  782.  
  783.  
  784. ISIS
  785.  
  786. >ISIS has lost 98% of its territory, mostly under Trump
  787. http://archive.is/m4zgv - https://imgur.com/a/qrkon
  788.  
  789. >Iraq is 'fully liberated' from ISIS, its military says
  790. http://archive.is/hqJXb
  791.  
  792. >U.S.-backed forces reclaim ISIS capital of Raqqa
  793. http://archive.is/zmXjQ
  794.  
  795. >Phased out Timber Sycamore – CIA’s secret program to arm Anti-Assad rebels (and therefore ISIS)
  796. http://archive.is/OFbQp
  797.  
  798. >Trump freezing Syria funds in signal of US pullback, report says
  799. http://archive.is/dilGi
  800.  
  801. >U.S.-allied forces take Syria's largest oil field from ISIS - major blow to ISIS’ income
  802. http://archive.is/dIj4W
  803.  
  804. >1000+ ISIS soldiers have recently surrendered to Kurdish authorities in Iraq
  805. http://archive.is/xfyjs
  806.  
  807. >Putin, Trump agree to defeat ISIS in Syria
  808. http://archive.is/cSxOi
  809.  
  810. >Teaming up with Russia to create a ceasefire in southwest Syria - step in the right direction to end civil war
  811. http://archive.is/24ahP
  812.  
  813. >Encouraging Middle Eastern countries to team up and exterminate ISIS and terrorism as a whole
  814. http://archive.is/haVeS
  815.  
  816.  
  817. IRAN
  818.  
  819. >Trump has decertified the Iran Deal
  820. http://archive.is/dhpzi
  821.  
  822.  
  823. FOREIGN AID
  824.  
  825. >Trump withdraws $285 million worth of funding from the UN
  826. http://archive.is/c3d7w
  827.  
  828. >Trump has withdrawn the USA from UNESCO - saves $500 million
  829. http://archive.is/mp3z5
  830.  
  831. >US withholds $65 million from the UN Palestinian refugee program
  832. http://archive.is/b2nbb
  833.  
  834. >America has withdrawn almost $300 million in foreign aid to Egypt
  835. http://archive.is/ZmhZC
  836.  
  837. >Trump withholding $255 million in aid to Pakistan, as he accuses country of giving safe haven to terrorists
  838. http://archive.is/Iy8rk
  839.  
  840. >Trump threatens to cut foreign aid to countries that oppose his Jerusalem decision
  841. http://archive.is/Rk4ey
  842.  
  843.  
  844. VA
  845.  
  846. >Increasing funds to and modernizing the VA - better service  + easier access + more accountability (VA Accountability Act) - 500+ corrupt employees fired
  847. http://archive.is/glNJR - http://archive.is/CsyeS - http://archive.is/fjZfN
  848.  
  849. >Signed the Forever GI Bill - improved college aid for veterans - removal of the 15 year use or lose limit
  850. http://archive.is/fMXAS
  851.  
  852. >President Trump has signed an Executive Order on “Supporting Our Veterans During Their Transition from Uniformed Service to Civilian Life.”
  853. http://archive.is/Qa0hc
  854.  
  855. >S. 583 - American Law Enforcement Heroes Act of 2017 - PRIORITIZES HIRING AND TRAINING OF VETERANS
  856. https://www.congress.gov/bill/115th-congress/senate-bill/583/text
  857.  
  858.  
  859. SANCTIONS
  860.  
  861. >Sanctioned Iran for their missile use
  862. http://archive.is/qpxlQ
  863.  
  864. >Sanctioned North Korea for their missile use
  865. http://archive.is/kTvd1
  866.  
  867. >Sanctioned Syria for their chemical attack 
  868. http://archive.is/ekN5v
  869.  
  870. >Sanctioned Russia for their activity in Ukraine
  871. http://archive.is/H8MxD
  872.  
  873. >Trump Administration Sanctions Russians for Interfering in 2016 Election
  874. http://archive.is/5ZFH3
  875.  
  876. >Treasury sanctions Iranian cyber actors for malicious cyber-enabled activities targeting hundreds of universities
  877. http://archive.is/X0Vo8
  878.  
  879.  
  880. MISC.
  881.  
  882. >Law to protect whistleblowers 
  883. http://archive.is/Czgzp
  884.  
  885. >Reworking NATO so other countries pay their fair share (Germany) - Many countries have already increased their funding (Canada, Romania, etc.)
  886. http://archive.is/KwXM5
  887.  
  888. >France boosts defence spending to hit NATO target after Trump complaints
  889. http://archive.is/AzSqN
  890.  
  891. >Announcement of a new and improved military strategy in Afghanistan - fixing the mess left by Bush and Obama
  892. http://archive.is/sC2JK
  893.  
  894. >US kills 150 ISIS terrorists in Syria airstrike during government shutdown
  895. http://archive.is/28qLs
  896.  
  897. >Afghanistan MOAB took out ISIS tunnels and killed 90+ terrorists 
  898. http://archive.is/1vJxh
  899.  
  900. >United States forces have captured Mustafa al-Imam in Libya, who played a large part in the Benghazi attacks
  901. http://archive.is/LrBsr
  902.  
  903. >Trump administration expels 60 Russian officers, shuts Seattle consulate in response to attack on former British spy  
  904. http://archive.is/OiYog
  905.  
  906. >The Air Force could recall up to 1,000 retired pilots after President Donald Trump signed an executive order aimed at addressing what the Pentagon has described as an "acute shortage of pilots."
  907. http://archive.is/NGPuP
  908.  
  909. *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
  910.  
  911. CRIME
  912.  
  913. >2017 US crime rates expected to show drop off
  914. http://archive.is/sSSDw
  915.  
  916. >President Trump has fully pardoned former sheriff Joe Arpaio
  917. http://archive.is/Ex8Zs
  918.  
  919. >Seeking the harshest possible punishments for criminals
  920. http://archive.is/YE7r0
  921.  
  922. >Large crime sweeps all over the country
  923. http://archive.is/Rmum9
  924.  
  925. >Arrests of MS-13 members and associates are up 83% under Trump
  926. http://archive.is/vPMZU
  927.  
  928. >Trump signs order for Guantanamo Bay to remain open
  929. http://archive.is/bBM2S
  930.  
  931. >Creating a Department of Justice task force to fight against violent crimes + cartels 
  932. http://archive.is/zSrjw
  933.  
  934. >Jeff Sessions announces new cybersecurity task force
  935. http://archive.is/beCNK
  936.  
  937. >Sending the Feds into Chicago to fix their crime epidemic 
  938. http://archive.is/iaXAP
  939.  
  940. >Busting pedophile rings all over the country (hundreds arrested) + passing legislation to combat human trafficking 
  941. http://archive.is/VQesR - http://archive.is/NsNVD
  942.  
  943. >Operation Sandman leads to 204 arrests for human smuggling
  944. http://archive.is/Hi4nL
  945.  
  946. >Cocaine seizures at the border have more than doubled under Trump
  947. http://archive.is/Hw3d3
  948.  
  949. >Trump signs Executive Order Blocking the Property of Persons Involved in Serious Human Rights Abuse or Corruption
  950. http://archive.is/M2MQX
  951.  
  952. >Trump has lifted restrictions imposed by Obama on the transfer of surplus military-style equipment to the police
  953. http://archive.is/EXgzm
  954.  
  955. >Trump DOJ ends Obama-era "Operation Chokepoint" - program that unfairly targeted gun dealers
  956. http://archive.is/6lG57  
  957.  
  958. >It has been revealed that the Department of Homeland Security considers Antifa a domestic terror group
  959. http://archive.is/lzD0s
  960.  
  961. >FBI cites black extremist groups as new domestic terrorist threats
  962. http://archive.is/5v9jm
  963.  
  964. >Justice Department has demanded 1.3 million IP dresses related to a major “Trump Resistance site”
  965. http://archive.is/F62Rj  
  966.  
  967. >DoJ investigation into intel leaks underway
  968. http://archive.is/RXWvR  
  969.  
  970. >Trump administration orders FBI probe into Harvey Weinstein
  971. http://archive.is/1yr4x
  972.  
  973. >Trump DOJ settles lawsuits over Tea Party targeting by Obama IRS
  974. http://archive.is/xnpEA
  975.  
  976. >S. 419 - Public Safety Officers’ Benefits Improvement Act of 2017
  977. https://www.congress.gov/bill/115th-congress/senate-bill/419/text
  978.  
  979. >House Intel Committee finds no sign of collusion between Trump campaign and Russia
  980. http://archive.is/tm7Hf
  981.  
  982. >Justice Department Inspector General Michael Horowitz will review potential FISA abuses by both the Justice Department and the FBI
  983. http://archive.is/Vrmco
  984.  
  985. >Justice Department reopens Hillary Clinton email investigation
  986. http://archive.is/mAoCD
  987.  
  988. >The Justice Department has launched a new inquiry into whether the Clinton Foundation engaged in any pay-to-play politics or other illegal activities while Hillary Clinton served as Secretary of State
  989. http://archive.is/WalT6
  990.  
  991. >Jeff Sessions orders new look into Uranium One criminal investigation
  992. http://archive.is/5EH66
  993.  
  994. *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
  995.  
  996. HEALTHCARE + WELLBEING
  997.  
  998. HEALTHCARE
  999.  
  1000. >The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act has gotten rid of the Obamacare Individual Mandate - Americans are no longer penalized for opting out of Obamacare
  1001. http://archive.is/YQibE
  1002.  
  1003. >20 states sue to kill Obamacare, citing Trump’s mandate repeal
  1004. http://archive.is/fhXc3
  1005.  
  1006. >Trump has signed an executive order on healthcare that allows people to purchase healthcare across state lines
  1007. http://archive.is/6hJ9m
  1008.  
  1009. >Trump to halt 'massive' ObamaCare subsidies to insurers
  1010. http://archive.is/UghuP
  1011.  
  1012. >Kentucky to add Medicaid work requirement; first state to follow Trump plan
  1013. http://archive.is/menYm
  1014.  
  1015. >The Trump administration is rolling back Obamacare mandates that cover birth control
  1016. http://archive.is/g801O
  1017.  
  1018.  
  1019. ABORTION
  1020.  
  1021. >Trump administration to shield health workers who refuse to perform abortions or treat transgender patients
  1022. http://archive.is/75V6E
  1023.  
  1024. >Trump rescinds Obama-era guidance making it harder for states to defund Planned Parenthood
  1025. http://archive.is/4OLvf
  1026.  
  1027. >Signed law giving states the option to withdraw taxpayer funding from Planned Parenthood 
  1028. http://archive.is/7Pilk
  1029.  
  1030. >The House has passed a bill (237-189) that would ban abortion after 20 weeks - Trump supports the bill
  1031. http://archive.is/Z1ysK
  1032.  
  1033. >Defunding international groups that promote/perform abortion 
  1034. http://archive.is/23b9Q
  1035.  
  1036. >Mississippi becomes first state to ban abortion past 15 weeks of pregnancy
  1037. http://archive.is/qa8VH
  1038.  
  1039. >Indiana Governor signs historic pro-life bill
  1040. http://archive.is/Tpy7c
  1041.  
  1042.  
  1043. OPIOID CRISIS
  1044.  
  1045. >Spending bill gives Trump $4 billion to fight the opioid epidemic
  1046. http://archive.is/W9Ktu
  1047.  
  1048. >President Trump finalizing opioid plan that includes death penalty for dealers
  1049. http://archive.is/WpkAj
  1050.  
  1051. >Largest ever crackdown on opioid-related fraud (120 arrested, including doctors)
  1052. http://archive.is/FtqiM
  1053.  
  1054. >Trump signs law to gives border patrol better tools to stop smuggling of fentanyl
  1055. http://archive.is/EsLZP
  1056.  
  1057. >Trump has declared a nationwide Public Health Emergency to address the opioids crisis
  1058. http://archive.is/hyczT
  1059.  
  1060. >Signed an executive order to combat drug addiction and the opioid epidemic 
  1061. http://archive.is/ORno1
  1062.  
  1063.  
  1064. MISC.
  1065.  
  1066. >Jeff Sessions to crack down on legalized marijuana, ending Obama-era policy
  1067. http://archive.is/XvmHt
  1068.  
  1069. >President Donald Trump signed legislation this week known as the Recognize, Assist, Include, Support and Engage, or RAISE Family Caregivers Act
  1070. http://archive.is/TMAn2
  1071.  
  1072. >Trump's EPA gave $100 million to Flint to help with their water crisis 
  1073. http://archive.is/qppvc
  1074.  
  1075. >Taking action on healthcare fraud (412 arrested)
  1076. http://archive.is/cIlzx
  1077.  
  1078. >The president has signed a disaster proclamation in response to Hurricane Harvey - unleashes the full force of the federal government to help Texas
  1079. http://archive.is/SJinr
  1080.  
  1081. *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
  1082.  
  1083. GUNS
  1084.  
  1085. >House approves GOP bill making it easier for gun owners to carry concealed weapons across state lines
  1086. http://archive.is/lB31P
  1087.  
  1088. >House passes STOP School Violence Act
  1089. http://archive.is/KCwlk
  1090.  
  1091. >The White House has directed the Justice Department to help states partner with local law enforcement to provide "rigorous firearms training to specifically qualified volunteer school personnel"
  1092. http://archive.is/UOZDE
  1093.  
  1094. >Florida legislators vote down attempt to revive bill to ban assault rifles
  1095. http://archive.is/6zJbL
  1096.  
  1097. >The Florida Senate has voted to arm teachers instead of banning assault rifles
  1098. http://archive.is/EG1mV
  1099.  
  1100. >Fix NICS Act - applies penalties to government agencies for not reporting to the National Instant Criminal Background Check System
  1101. http://archive.is/W9Ktu
  1102.  
  1103. >Trump has signed an order directing the DoJ to ban bump stocks
  1104. http://archive.is/yOhcZ
  1105.  
  1106. *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
  1107.  
  1108. EDUCATION
  1109.  
  1110. >Common core is finished - give power to the States to choose curriculum
  1111. http://archive.is/o3NIW
  1112.  
  1113. >Pulling the feds from K-12 education
  1114. http://archive.is/ZFvPn
  1115.  
  1116. >Jeff Sessions says that the DoJ will be stepping up enforcement of free speech rights on college campuses
  1117. http://archive.is/QtHVL
  1118.  
  1119. >DeVos offers buyouts to shrink Education Department workforce
  1120. http://archive.is/24gkP
  1121.  
  1122. >Education Secretary Betsy DeVos on Friday rescinded Obama-era guidelines for investigating allegations of sexual assault on campus, replacing them with guidelines she said would help schools “treat all students fairly.”
  1123. http://archive.is/82z6P
  1124.  
  1125. >Huge overhaul of the federal student loan system announced
  1126. http://archive.is/N5FZA
  1127.  
  1128. >Education Secretary Betsy DeVos is proposing another delay of an Obama-era overhaul of rules to erase the federal student debt of borrowers defrauded by colleges
  1129. http://archive.is/ORXDa
  1130.  
  1131. >The Education Department officially says it will reject transgender student bathroom complaints
  1132. http://archive.is/Nf3PQ
  1133.  
  1134. >Trump's USDA Relaxes Obama-Era School Lunch Restrictions
  1135. http://archive.is/JH7Vz
  1136.  
  1137. >Signed an executive order to help out historically black colleges and universities 
  1138. http://archive.is/HciMV
  1139.  
  1140. >Trump has signed a $200 million memo to boost computer science education in schools
  1141. http://archive.is/xQiGt
  1142.  
  1143. >Signed a resolution encouraging women in entrepreneurship and STEM
  1144. http://archive.is/AclCP
  1145.  
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  1147.  
  1148. ENVIRONMENT
  1149.  
  1150. >Pulled out of the Paris Accord
  1151. http://archive.is/3Pcr3
  1152.  
  1153. >Trump administration removes climate change from list of national security threats
  1154. http://archive.is/cZLkX
  1155.  
  1156. >The Trump administration will abandon the Obama-era clean power plan aimed at reducing global warming
  1157. http://archive.is/RhYW1
  1158.  
  1159. >Trump administration dramatically expands offshore drilling
  1160. http://archive.is/GaROR
  1161.  
  1162. >Congress lifts a 40-year-old ban on energy development (drilling for oil) in Alaska’s Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR)
  1163. http://archive.is/8JL5e
  1164.  
  1165. >Trump administration set to roll back $900 million in Obama-era offshore drilling regulations
  1166. http://archive.is/BmWYL
  1167.  
  1168. >EPA poised to announce rejection of Obama vehicle fuel efficiency rules
  1169. http://archive.is/Qndmh
  1170.  
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  1172.  
  1173. SPACE
  1174.  
  1175. >Trump signs directive ordering NASA to lead space exploration program to send US astronauts back to the moon and eventually to Mars
  1176. http://archive.is/p96j2
  1177.  
  1178. >Increasing funds to NASA - Mars mission by 2033
  1179.  
  1180. >Brought back the National Space Council 
  1181.  
  1182. >USA and Russia agree to cooperate on building the first lunar station
  1183.  
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  1185.  
  1186. GOP
  1187.  
  1188. >5-1 in House special elections
  1189.  
  1190. >Donald Trump’s Support Among Blacks Has Doubled Since 2016
  1191. http://archive.is/w9lVO
  1192.  
  1193. >GOP raises $132.5 million in 2017 - all-time off year record for either national party
  1194. http://archive.is/sA6ik
  1195.  
  1196. >RNC pulls in $75 million in Trump’s first 6 months - DOUBLE Obama’s first 6 months
  1197. http://archive.is/F0qnn
  1198.  
  1199. >Voter registration data shows that blue states are getting redder and red states are getting redder
  1200. http://archive.is/jMuf1
  1201.  
  1202. >Unironically got a Democratic Governor to switch parties - first time in 25 years
  1203. http://archive.is/JJRya
  1204.  
  1205. >Trump has caused RINO Senator Jeff Flake to announce he will not seek re-election, knowing he will get destroyed in 2018
  1206. http://archive.is/Fbhsz
  1207.  
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  1209.  
  1210. MISC. 
  1211.  
  1212. >According to a new Heritage Foundation report, Trump has already implemented a staggering 64% of his agenda
  1213. http://archive.is/CNpDi
  1214.  
  1215. >NCHS is reporting that whites once again make up a majority of births in the US - reversing a decade long decline
  1216. https://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/vsrr/report002.pdf
  1217.  
  1218. >Spending bill gives Trump $21 billion in new funding for infrastructure
  1219. http://archive.is/48Myu
  1220.  
  1221. >The Taylor Force Act was included in the spending bill - stops taxpayer money from going to the Palestinian Authority
  1222. http://archive.is/W9Ktu
  1223.  
  1224. >Trump administration sues California over federal land sales
  1225. http://archive.is/x3Vg2
  1226.  
  1227. >The U.S. Supreme Court left intact a Mississippi law that lets businesses and government workers refuse on religious grounds to provide services to gay and transgender people
  1228. http://archive.is/bxQvS
  1229.  
  1230. >Trump shrinks Utah monuments created by Obama, Clinton
  1231. http://archive.is/AtVa6
  1232.  
  1233. >Trump names Jerusalem the capital of Israel, will move US embassy
  1234. http://archive.is/iJSZ9
  1235.  
  1236. >Senate votes to nullify rule letting consumers band together to sue banks or credit card companies
  1237. http://archive.is/ljB4w
  1238.  
  1239. >U.S. President Donald Trump ordered the unveiling of 2,800 documents related to the 1963 assassination of President John F. Kennedy
  1240. http://archive.is/T7f4j
  1241.  
  1242. >Trump negotiates the release of 3 UCLA basketball players from China
  1243. http://archive.is/EK4d5
  1244.  
  1245. >Executive Order on the Establishment of the American Technology Council
  1246. http://archive.is/QdSzo
  1247.  
  1248. >Trump blocks Chinese purchase of U.S. company for national security reasons
  1249. >Increasing the power of the US Cyber Command - more resources to fight cyberspace threats
  1250. >Senators Lankford (R) and Booker (D) have co-sponsored a bill that would strip any taxpayer funding to professional sports teams for building their stadiums
  1251. >Promoting Free Speech and Religious Liberty executive order 
  1252. >New and improved policies towards Cuba (fix American tourism and the human rights of Cubans)
  1253. >Brought home Otto Warmbier and Aya Hijazi, captives from North Korea and Egypt respectively, that Obama ignored
  1254. >Privatizing air traffic control 
  1255. >The Department of Transportation has gotten rid of many Obama-era regulations regarding truck drivers
  1256. >H.R. 1238 - Securing our Agriculture and Food Act
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