WASHINGTON, D.C. (EETV) - President Donald Trump took office January 20, 100 days ago today. The hundred-day mark is typically used to measure a president’s return on his campaign promises.
|Neil Gorsuch was confirmed as a Supreme Court justice||Approval rate is hovering around 40 percent-lowest for any first-term president at this point|
|Repealed the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act||Did not repeal the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (Obamacare)|
|Administration introduced tax reform with deep tax cuts||Conceded funding until September 2017 for the US—Mexico border wall|
|Signed over 30 executive orders (most of any president since WWII)||Introduced travel ban directed at seven Muslim-majority countries with serious backlash|
|Talked with Canadian and Mexican leaders about renegotiating North American Free Trade Agreement||National Security Adviser Mike Flynn forced to resign 24 days after appointment when it was revealed he misled the VP about Russian meetings|
|Withdrew from Trans-Pacific Partnership||Executive branch job vacancies|
Calling his first 100 days one of the “most successful in our country’s history” during his weekly address Friday, Trump is determined to move forward with the same force and speed as he promised on the campaign trail.
Trump said the presidency is harder than he initially thought, saying in an interview with Reuters, “This is more work than my previous life. I thought it would be easier.”