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94 Ways Trump Has Affected our Nation

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This is a 2-part Theme as it is too long to put into 1 message.

Below are 94 ways that Trump has affected or tried to affect our nation. This article was written by a biased-against-Trump organization so many of the things he has done will be positives for the Trump Supporters. Nonetheless, it is important to note many of the things he has done without being public knowledge.

Link to article: https://www.americanprogress.org/issues/general/news/2017/04/26/431299/100-ways-100-days-trump-hurt-americans/

Economy

1)Raised housing payments for new homebuyers by about $500 in 2017.
2) Attacked the Department of Labor’s fiduciary rule, which would have required retirement advisers to act in their clients’ best financial interest.
3) Delayed court proceedings on the Obama administration’s expansion of overtime, failing to defend the pro-worker rule.
4) Delayed enforcement of a rule to reduce workers’ exposure to deadly silica dust for three months.
5) Repealed the Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces Executive Order, which ensured that federal contractors complied with worker protection laws before receiving government contracts.
6) Supported efforts in Congress to cut taxes on the wealthy that help fund the Affordable Care Act, or ACA. alone.
7) Tried to cut his own taxes by millions of dollars while taking health insurance from tens of millions of Americans.
8) Made it harder for veterans to find jobs with a federal hiring freeze. youths losing access to job training and employment services in 2018.
9) Proposed budget cuts that would increase roadway congestion and reduce economic productivity. T
10) Proposed budget cuts that would threaten billions in loans and investments to distressed communities.
11) Reneged on his promise to disclose his tax returns.
12) Proposed $6.7 billion cut to housing and community support programs.
13) Attacked neutral budget analysts so that lawmakers ignore negative effects from their policies.
14) Undermined investor protection by making it harder for the Securities and Exchange Commission, or SEC, to hold Wall Street accountable.
15) Proposed funding cuts for programs that help support and encourage small business development.
16) Attempted to make it harder for entrepreneurs to get access to affordable health.
17) Proposes leaving 23,000 calls for help unanswered from disaster-struck Americans.
18) Proposed slashing the WIC program.
19) Proposed elimination of the HOME Investment Partnerships Program.
20) Proposed eliminating NeighborWorks America.

Environment and energy

21) Proposed cuts to energy programs that save people money.
22) Allowed a dangerous pesticide to stay on the market, despite it being a threat to children’s health.
23) Eliminated pollution standards for power plants and oil and gas facilities.
24) Proposed cutting EPA programs to clean up water sources.
25) Proposed eliminating programs at the EPA dedicated to preventing children’s exposure to lead-based paint, which can cause neurological delays.
26) Rolled back important protections for drinking water in coal communities.
27) Repealed anti-bribery rule to the delight of the oil industry.
28) Ripped off American taxpayers and avoided fixing the broken federal coal-leasing program.
29) Halted the first comprehensive review of the federal coal program in more than 30 years while simultaneously opening public lands for new leases to mine coal.
30) Proposed major cuts to the Department of the Interior’s budget that would impair critical maintenance of our national parks while making a public show of supporting them.
31) Pulled the rug from under private investors backing conservation efforts.
32) Declared open season on baby bears and wolves in wildlife refuges.
33) Moved to weaken air quality standards for ozone.
34) Signed an executive order nullifying the “social cost of carbon.”
35) Stopped rules that would limit dumping toxins from power plants.
36) Changed standards to protect water and wildlife from lead poisoning.
37) Opened the door to reducing methane pollution standards.
38) Took steps to reverse progress to date on U.S. preparations for climate change.
39) Nominated an EPA administrator who denies scientific proof of climate change.
40) Proposed budget cuts to that will cause 5.7 million low-income residents to lose assistance with their heating bills and about 673,000 to lose cooling assistance.
41) Imperiled American voters with untrue claims about illegal voting.
42) Brought pay-to-play corruption to the presidency.

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...continued..Part 2

43) Undermined transparency and accountability by continuing to hide his tax returns and withholding White House visitor logs.
44) Signed two Muslim and refugee bans, both of which have been enjoined by federal courts.
45) Made every unauthorized immigrant a deportation priority, regardless of equities.
46) Made immigrant survivors of domestic abuse and sexual assault afraid to turn to law enforcement for help.
47) Arrested multiple recipients of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA.
48) Threatened to take away critical community safety funding from so-called sanctuary jurisdictions.
49) Scared authorized immigrants away from accessing benefits and necessary health care for which they and their children are eligible.
Faith

50) Trampled on the religious liberty of Muslims with his attempts at unconstitutional travel bans.
51) Attempted to redefine religious liberty only for those who share a conservative Christian faith.

Gun violence prevention

52) Signed a law that weakens the firearms background check system and undermines enforcement of the current law that prohibits certain individuals with a serious mental illness from gun possession.
53)Made it easier for fugitives to buy guns.

Health care

54) Attempted to repeal the ACA.
55) Undermined the ACA marketplace.
56) Began to undermine Medicaid.
57) Made ACA marketplace enrollment more difficult.
58) Stripped Title X funding.
59) Proposed cutting funds for the Teen Pregnancy Prevention Program.

Higher education

60) Proposed deep cuts to programs that help make college more accessible and affordable for low-income students and students of color.
61) Rescinded protections for student loan borrowers.
62) Failed to help students when a critical resource for financial aid and loan repayment was shut down.
63) Endangered students by appointing for-profit college officials to top positions.
64) Undercut students’ civil rights by naming skeptics to top civil rights positions.
65) Proposed completely eliminating federal funding for after-school programs.
66) Proposed completely eliminating federal funding to support teacher quality.
67) Nominated the highly unqualified and anti-public school Betsy DeVos as secretary of education.
68) Rescinded the Obama administration’s regulations that supported school accountability under the new Every Student Succeeds Act.
69) Rescinded the Obama administration’s regulations that supported improving teacher preparation programs.
70) Proposed cutting $9 billion from public education while spending $1.4 billion on school choice.
71) Proposed cutting crucial support for school reform efforts.
72) Named Jeff Sessions, a long-time opponent of civil rights, as attorney general, the top law enforcer in the nation.
73) Appointed Justice Neil Gorsuch—a judge with a long record of ruling against the rights of workers, women, and students with disabilities—to the Supreme Court.
74) Pressured the Senate to enact the “nuclear option” to get his Supreme Court nominee confirmed.
75) Undermined the legitimacy of the court system.
76) Nominated ideological extremists to federal courts.
77) Proposed eliminating the Legal Services Corporation.
78) Tried but failed to stop Baltimore police reform efforts.
79) Attempted to bring back the war on drugs.
80) Supported outdated and ineffective criminal justice reforms that have a disproportionate impact on communities of color.
81) Reversed the Obama era Department of Justice’s order to stop contracting with private prison facilities.

Racial justice

82) Supported economic policies that are detrimental to communities of color.
83) Supported education policies that do not support students of color.
84) Pushed environmental policies that will negatively affect communities of color.

LGBT

85) Turned a blind eye to illegal anti-transgender discrimination in schools.
86) Erased LGBTQ people from federal surveys, making it impossible to know if government programs serve them fairly.
87) Appointed longtime opponents of LGBTQ rights—including members of anti-LGBTQ hate groups—to key administration positions.
88) Proposed slashing funding for research to cure HIV/AIDS.
89) Barred refugees and asylum seekers fleeing anti-LGBTQ persecution from protection in the United States.

National Security

90) Made Americans less safe from the Islamic State, or ISIS.
91) Made Americans more vulnerable to pandemic diseases such as Zika and Ebola.
92) Undermined American jobs and security by ceding global leadership to Beijing.
93) Oversaw an increase in civilian deaths from U.S. military operations.
94) Threatened national security and hurt the integrity of America’s democracy by an ongoing lack of transparency and refusal to disclose details about his finances and ties to Russia.
 

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About that source of yours...

The Center for American Progress was begun in 2003 with funding from philanthropists Herbert M. Sandler and Marion O. Sandler. It is a Washington, DC-based liberal think tank created and led by President and Chief Executive Officer John D. Podesta, the head of Barack Obama's presidential transition team after the 2008 election and former Chief of Staff for President Bill Clinton. Major funding donors include George Soros.
https://www.sourcewatch.org/index.php/Center_for_American_Progress
 

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Incomplete list.

For example, I didn't see anything about his attacks on the judicial system or the press.
 

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Which items on the list are right and which ones are wrong?

Hard to tell, the article doesn't give any real reason for why these actions were done and only a few from just glancing at the list are obviously erroneous. Though; given the title of the article, I'm not surprised that it doesn't share all of the necessary information.
 

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Incomplete list.

For example, I didn't see anything about his attacks on the judicial system or the press.

Could you elaborate on these attacks on the judiciary and press?
 

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His name is President Donald Trump. Get that through your thick skull or you will always be facing a brick wall.
 

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Which items on the list are right and which ones are wrong?

The "unconstitutional" travel ban that was upheld by SCOTUS for starters.

Most of the list are just vague statements and partisan hackery

For instance:
73.Appointed Justice Neil Gorsuch—a judge with a long record of ruling against the rights of workers, women, and students with disabilities—to the Supreme Court.*
A Judge's job is to be impartial and affirm the rule of law, not simply rule in favor of someone because that was who you wanted to win the case.
 

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Let's all calm down and be patient.

In a mere two years, someone will be posting a thread entitled: 94 Wonderful Ways President H. Clinton / J. Biden / M. Waters / A. Ocasio-Cortez Has Healed Our Nation.
 

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His name is President Donald Trump. Get that through your thick skull or you will always be facing a brick wall.

I will refer to the orange draft dodging ***** grabber 'president' when he and all the frigging republikkkans ever referred to President Obama as PRESIDENT. Won't waste my time expecting a response. trump supporters only respect WHITE presidents.
 

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Most of the list are just vague statements and partisan hackery

For instance:
A Judge's job is to be impartial and affirm the rule of law, not simply rule in favor of someone because that was who you wanted to win the case.

That's your opinion and you are entitled to it.
 

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Now that was funny
 
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