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Signs 5-Year Lobbying Ban for Administration Officials Executive Order directing federal agencies to remove two regulations for every new one they issued, and cap the total cost of new regulations at zero Signed Right to Try bill into law Allowed free credit freeze and unfreeze for consumers Signs $55 Billion Bill to Replace VA Choice Program Reduced white house staff saving $5.7 million/year Insisted that NATO members pay their agreed amount to support their defense Signs bills lifting pharmacist ‘gag clauses’ on drug prices that kept pharmacists from disclosing cheaper drug options to consumers Signs Save our Seas Act, authorizing $10 million per year to fund NOAA’s Marine Debris Program Signs bill requiring airports to provide spaces for nursing mothers Signs Opportunity Zone order to revitalize over 8,000 economically distressed communities, affecting nearly 35 million people. Unemployment at record lows for all Americans All-time low unemployment for minorities Constant U.S. factory production expansion Fastest wage growth in a decade Launched global effort to end criminalization of homosexuality Signs Biggest Wilderness Protection Bill in Decade, Designates 375,000 New Acres of Protected Land Eliminated AMT for most taxpayers Required upfront disclosure of costs for medical procedures. Expanded uses for Health Savings Accounts Signed an Executive order on kidney transplants that will save thousands of lives each year Trump administration oversees five-year high in approved citizenship applications Signs order to expedite forgiving student loan debt for disabled veterans Real median household income increased to the highest level in nearly two decades Poverty rate fell to its lowest level since 2001 reaching 11.8 percent in 2018 – almost 1% lower than 2 years ago Between 2017 and 2018, 1.4 million Americans were lifted out of poverty The poverty rate fell by 0.9 percentage points for black Americans in 2018 The poverty rate fell by 0.8 percentage points for Hispanic Americans in 2018 The poverty rate fell by 1.2 percentage point for children in 2018 Poverty among single mothers with children fell by 2.5 percentage points in 2018 in 2018 the share of income held by the top 20 percent fell by the largest amount in over a decade HHS announces the largest decrease in prescription drug prices in over 50 years To end AIDS transmission by 2030 – Ready Set PrEP gives free Pre-exposure prophylaxis to protect up to 200,000 people a year over the next 11 years. Trump signs bill restoring funding for black colleges, restoring $255 million in annual funding that lapsed after Congress failed to renew it. Introduces Price Transparency Requirements to Increase Competition and Lower Healthcare Costs Trump signs bill making animal cruelty a felony US greenhouse gas emissions were reduced an estimated 2.1% in 2019 Trump announces the US will join 1 trillion tree initiative Betsy DeVos issues memo to better protect student loan borrowers Ivanka Trump Records A Message Dedicated To Middle Eastern Women During UAE Trip addressing the USA and UAE’s combined efforts to empower women globally Suspended Federal Student Loan payments through all of 2020 First Human Space Mission Launched From U.S. Since 2011 Executive Order keeping foreign-made equipment out of our power grid Signs Executive Order boosting support for Foster Child programs, increasing adoption chances for kids U.S. Navy vet freed from Iran marks over 40 American hostages and detainees brought home since Trump took office Signs Bill Pressuring China Over Uighur Muslim Crackdown Executive Order directing federal agencies to fill vacancies based on merit, rather than require a certain level of education Signed four executive orders to lower drug prices that progressive Democrats, including Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, have pushed Signed the Great American Outdoors Act into law – $2.8 billion toward land acquisition and conservation efforts Does not take any salary, instead donates the money to charity Signs Executive Order to Boost U.S. Drug Manufacturing Congress gridlocked on Covid relief – Trump signs Executive Orders to just do it himself. Brokers peace deal between Israel and UAE, a victory for peaceful Muslims Announces posthumous pardon to Susan B. Anthony More Than 6,500 Teachers Have Had Unfair Student Debts Erased People who live near the most toxic sites in America say that under Trump they saw a level of attention they hadn’t seen in decades Four executive orders to lower prescription drugs prices – allow drug imports from countries like Canada, requires middlemen to pass on discounts, lower insulin costs, and require Medicare to purchase drugs at the same price that other countries pay.