I get asked sometimes by people who are on the fence or aren’t politically active:

“What has @realDonaldTrump done or fixed as President?"

It’s a good question deserving of an in depth answer, so here’s a thread listing some of what he’s done in 3.5 years.

Read it and RT!
First before we begin, I will be providing citations for every single thing listed here. Go to http://GrowUpLive.com  and sign up for the email list. You’ll be sent a PDF with all of these accomplishments and citations for each. I purposefully used a broad range of news sources.
Here we go:

• 2019 Trump signed 3 bills for Native people. 1 gives compensation to the Spokane tribe for loss of their land in the 1900s, 1 reauthorizes funding for Native language programs & 1 gives federal recognition to the Little Shell Tribe of Chippewa Indians.
• Dec. 20, 2019 Trump finalized the creation of Space Force as our 6th Military branch
• Nov 25, 2019 Trump signed a law to make cruelty to animals a federal felony so that animal abusers face tougher consequences
• Violent crime has fallen every year he’s been in office
• Dec. 2018 Trump signed bill making CBD and Hemp legal
• Trump’s EPA gave $100 million to fix the water infrastructure problem in Flint, Michigan
• Under Trump’s leadership, in 2018 the U.S. surpassed Russia & Saudi Arabia to become the world’s largest producer of crude oil
• In 2018 Trump signed the “Allow States and Victims to Fight Online Sex Trafficking Act” (FOSTA), which includes the “Stop Enabling Sex Traffickers Act” (SESTA) which both give law enforcement and victims new tools to fight sex trafficking.
• Trump signed a law ending the gag orders on Pharmacists that prevented them from sharing money saving information
• Trump signed a bill to require airports to provide spaces for breastfeeding Moms
• Trump signed the Save our Seas Act which funds $10 million per year to clean tons of plastic & garbage from the ocean
•Trump signed the biggest wilderness protection & conservation bill in a decade and designated 375,000 acres as protected land
•Trump signed an executive order this year that forces all healthcare providers to disclose the cost of their services so that Americans can comparison shop and know how much less providers charge insurance companies
•Trump signed the Right To Try bill May 30, 2018 that allows all terminally ill patients to try experimental treatments that are not yet approved by the FDA so that they have a fighting chance to live
• President Trump is ending surprise billing
• Hospitals will now be required to post their standard charges for services, which include gross charges, the negotiated rates with insurers and the discounted price a hospital is willing to accept from a patient
• Created a White House VA Hotline to help veterans and principally staffed it with veterans and direct family members of veterans
• VA employees are being held accountable for poor performance, with more than 4,000 VA employees removed, demoted, and suspended so far
• He signed bills in 2019 and 2020 allowing some drug imports from Canada so that prescription prices would go down
•Trump administration will provide HIV prevention drug for free to 200,000 uninsured patients per year for 11 years
• All time record sales during 2019 holidays
•Trump signed into a law up to 12 weeks of paid parental leave for millions of federal workers, the single most expansive parental leave policy of ever in the US
•Trump signed an EO allowing small businesses to group together to buy insurance so they get it at a better price
• Trump signed the Preventing Maternal Deaths Act, written by a Republican lawmaker, providing funding for states to develop maternal mortality review committees to better understand maternal complications & identify solutions to reduce higher mortality rates for Black Americans
• In 2018, President Trump signed the groundbreaking First Step Act, a criminal justice bill which enacted reforms making our justice system fairer + helping former inmates successfully return to society
• The act expanded judicial discretion in sentencing of non-violent crimes
• The First Step Act’s reforms addressed inequities in sentencing that disproportionately harmed Black Americans and reformed mandatory minimums that created unfair outcomes
• Over 90% benefitting from retroactive sentencing reductions in the First Step Act are Black Americans
• The First Step Act provides rehabilitative programs to inmates, helping them successfully rejoin society and not return to crime
• Trump increased funding for Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) by more than 14%
• Trump signed legislation forgiving Hurricane Katrina debt that threatened HBCUs
• Made HBCUs a priority by creating the position of executive director of the White House Initiative on HBCUs
• Trump received the Bipartisan Justice Award at a historically black college for his criminal justice reform accomplishments
• More than 7 million jobs created since election
• Trump’s USDA committed more than $124 Million to help rebuild rural water infrastructure
Before the virus:

• The poverty rate fell to a 17-year low of 11.8% under the Trump administration as a result of a jobs-rich environment
• Poverty rates for African-Americans and Hispanic-Americans have reached their lowest levels since the U.S. began collecting such data
Before COVID:

• Consumer confidence & small business confidence at an all time high
• More Americans are now employed than ever recorded before in our history
• More than 400,000 manufacturing jobs created since his election
• Trump appointed 5 openly gay ambassadors
• Trump ordered his openly gay ambassador to Germany
• Promoted Ric Grenell in Feb 2020 to Director of National Intelligence, making Ric the first EVER gay cabinet member for a President
• President Trump and Ric Grenell led a global initiative to decriminalize homosexuality across the globe
• Trump imposed sanctions on the socialists in Venezuela who killed their citizens
• Finalized new trade agreement with South Korea
• President Trump has ordered a halt to all U.S. taxpayer money going to international organizations that fund or perform abortions
• Made a deal with the European Union to increase U.S. energy exports to Europe
• Withdrew the U.S. from the job killing TPP deal
• Issued an executive order requiring the Secretaries of Defense, Homeland Security, and Veterans Affairs to submit a joint plan to provide veterans access to mental health treatment as they transition to civilian life
• President Trump signed a bill that creates five national monuments, expands several national parks, adds 1.3 million acres of wilderness, and permanently reauthorizes the Land and Water Conservation Fund
• Through Trump’s Anti-Trafficking Coordination Team (ACTeam) initiative, Federal law enforcement more than doubled convictions of human traffickers and increased the number of defendants charged by 75% in ACTeam districts
• In 2018, Trump’s DOJ dismantled an organization that was the internet’s leading source of prostitution-related advertisements resulting in sex trafficking
• The OMB published new anti-trafficking guidance for government officials to effectively combat human trafficking
• Trump’s Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s Investigations arrested 1,588 criminals associated with Human Trafficking
• United States law enforcement are working with Mexican officials to dismantle human trafficking networks operating across the U.S.-Mexico border
• Trump’s HHS provided funding to support the National Human Trafficking Hotline to identify perpetrators + give victims the help they need
• That hotline identified 16,862 potential human trafficking cases and provided 14,419 referrals to services between Oct 2017 & March 2019
• Trump’s DOJ provided grants to organizations that support human trafficking victims – serving nearly 9,000 cases from July 1, 2017, to June 30, 2018
• Trump’s DHS has hired more victim assistance specialists, helping ensure that victims have the proper resources and support
• In 2019 President Trump signed into law The Elie Wiesel Genocide and Atrocities Prevention Act which aims to improve US response to emerging or potential genocides and is named in honor of Holocaust survivor Elie Wiesel
• Negotiated peace in Afghanistan + bringing back troops
• President Trump signed a law giving Veterans a smoother path to STEM careers by creating a national outreach program to help Veterans enter STEM fields
• In Jan. 2020 President Trump created a new position at the White House focused 100% on combating human & child trafficking
• President Trump & AG Barr launched Operation LeGend in July 2020 to fight rising crime & murder in Democrat run cities. So far they’ve arrested 1,500 violent criminals through this targeted operation inspired by the killing of a young 4 year old Black American named LeGend
• Trump ordered the killing of Iranian general and head of terror group QUDS, Qassem Soleimani — Soleimani was responsible for the deaths of over 1,000 Americans including an American contractor the same week he was killed
• Trump ordered the killing of ISIS leader Al-Baghdadi
• In January 2019 President Trump signed into law the Ashanti Alert Act which requires the Department of Justice to establish a national communications network, the Ashanti Alert communications network, to assist regional and local search efforts for certain missing adults
• President Trump has called on Congress to pass school choice legislation so that no child is trapped in a failing school because of his or her zip code
• The President signed funding legislation in September 2018 that increased funding for school choice by $42 million
• Signed the first Perkins CTE reauthorization since 2006, authorizing more than $1 billion for states each year to fund vocational and career education programs
• Executive order expanding apprenticeship opportunities for students and workers
• Signed an executive order that allows the government to withhold money from college campuses deemed to be anti-Semitic and who fail to combat anti-Semitism
• Trump signed the Music Modernization Act, the biggest change to copyright law in decades
• Secured $250 billion in new trade and investment deals in China and $12 billion in Vietnam
• OK’d up to $12 billion in aid for farmers affected by unfair trade retaliation
• Has had over a dozen US hostages freed, including many President Obama could not get freed
• Trump secured Billions that will fund the building of a wall at our southern border
• The Trump Administration is promoting second chance hiring to give former inmates the opportunity to live crime-free lives and find meaningful employment
• Trump’s DOE is expanding an initiative allowing individuals in prison to receive Pell Grants to prepare themselves for the workforce
•The Department of Justice and Bureau of Prisons launched a new “Ready to Work Initiative” to help connect employers with former prisoners
• President Trump’s historic tax cut legislation included new Opportunity Zone Incentives to promote investment in low-income communities across the country
• 8,764 communities across the country have been designated as Opportunity Zones
• White House Counsel of Economic Advisors found that Trump’s opportunity zones have attracted over $75 Billion in investments to underserved, predominantly minority inhabited communities and estimate it will create 500,000 jobs
• President Trump’s issued an Executive Order prohibiting the U.S. government from discriminating against Christians or punishing expressions of faith
• Trump directed the Education Secretary to end Common Core
• Trump signed the 9/11 Victims Compensation Fund into law
• Trump signed measure funding prevention programs for Veteran suicide
• Companies have brought back over a TRILLION dollars from overseas because of the TCJA bill that Trump signed
• Stock Market reached record highs
• Secured $6 billion in new funding to fight the opioid epidemic
• Signed VA Choice Act and VA Accountability Act, expanded VA telehealth services, walk-in-clinics, and same-day urgent primary and mental health care
• Has his circuit court judges being confirmed faster than any other new administration
• Had his Supreme Court Justice’s Neil Gorsuch and Brett Kavanaugh confirmed
• Moved U.S. Embassy in Israel to Jerusalem
• NATO allies increased their defense spending because of his pressure campaign
• Agreed to a new trade deal with Mexico & Canada that will increase jobs here and $$$ coming in
• Reached a breakthrough agreement with the E.U. to increase U.S. exports
• Signed legislation to improve the National Suicide Hotline
• Signed the most comprehensive childhood cancer legislation ever into law, which will advance childhood cancer research and improve treatments
• Signed the TRACED Act to extend the period of time the FCC has to catch & punish those who intentionally break telemarketing restrictions. The bill requires voice service providers to develop a framework to verify calls are legitimate before they reach your phone
• The TRACED Act requires carriers to share tools & the ability to block spam callers with customers for free. It also changes the fine imposed on spam telemarketers from $1,500 to $10,000 PER CALL. Earlier this year Trump’s FCC fined one robocall guy $120 million
• In 2019 President Trump signed into law two funding packages providing nearly $19 million in new funding for Lupus specific research and education programs, as well an additional $41.7 billion in funding for the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the most Lupus funding EVER
• Trump’s new Supreme Court picks were the deciding votes on Janus case (June 27, 2018) which gives the right to public employees to refuse to pay union fees for collective bargaining so they’re no longer allowed to be forced into paying a union
• In 2018 Trump had the last living Nazi death camp guard living in the US arrested and deported by ICE, this was something Obama failed to do — he was sent to Germany to be tried for his crimes
• First President to ever speak at the March for Life
•President Trump on January 21, 2020 announced the United States will join the One Trillion Trees Initiative launched at the World Economic Forum as world leaders seek to combat climate change. This initiative aims to plant 1.2 trillion trees that can neutralize carbon emissions
• For Trillion trees initiative, Trump said "We're committed to conserving he majesty of God's creation and the natural beauty of our world,” and adding that the U.S. "will continue to show strong leadership in restoring, growing and better managing our trees and our forests.”
• In 2018 the Supreme Court conservative justices including Trump’s new judge voted to legalize Sports betting, the only dissenting votes were judges picked by Democrat Presidents

I know guys, this should’ve been done a long time ago!
• U.S. oil production recently reached all-time high so we are less dependent on oil from the Middle East
• The U.S. is a net natural gas exporter for the first time since 1957
• Record number of regulations eliminated that hurt small businesses
• Under Trump, the FDA approved more affordable generic drugs than ever before in history
• Reformed the Medicare program to stop hospitals from overcharging low-income seniors on their drugs— saving seniors hundreds of millions of dollars this year alone
• The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act signed into law by Trump doubled the maximum amount of the child tax credit available to parents and lifted the income limits so more people could claim it. It also created a new tax credit for other dependents
• In 2018, President Trump signed into law a $2.4 billion funding increase for the Child Care and Development Fund, providing a total of $8.1 billion to States to fund child care for low-income families
• The Child and Dependent Care Tax Credit (CDCTC) signed into law by Trump provides tax credits equal to 20-35% of child care expenses, $3,000 per child & $6,000 per family + Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs) allow you to set aside up to $5,000 in pre-tax $ to use for child care
• In 2019 President Donald Trump signed the Autism Collaboration, Accountability, Research, Education and Support Act (CARES) into law which allocates $1.8 billion in funding over the next five years to help people with autism spectrum disorder and to help their families
• It was announced in February 2020 that after years of setbacks, President Donald Trump is on track to build more than 500 miles of a wall along the southern border by the end of the year and has secured billions in funding for it
• In January 2020 President Trump signed into law the USMCA trade deal between the US, Mexico & Canada that the Trump administration negotiated, It brings over 500,000 jobs and is expected to raise our GDP by 1.2%
• January 2020 President Trump took steps to give religious orga easier access to federal programs and reaffirmed students’ rights to pray in public school + adding in mandatory reporting options against districts who violate the order to allow kids to pray
• In July 2019 President Trump signed an executive order hailed by the National Kidney Foundation as “A bold new vision” directing HHS to develop policies addressing three goals: 1. Reducing the number of patients developing kidney failure (continued in next tweet)
2. Reducing how many Americans get dialysis treatment at dialysis centers and 3. Making more kidneys available for transplant — The overall plan increases funding, seeks new care options, more home dialysis care and more financial aid for patients with kidney issues
• Trump has directed HHS to lower costs in Medicare Advantage, allowing those beneficiaries to create savings accounts + accelerating access to the latest medical technologies after being approved
• Signed Right-To-Try allowing terminally ill patients to try any drug
• Imposed tariffs on China in response to China’s forced technology transfer, intellectual property theft, and their chronically abusive trade practices, has agreed to a part 1 trade deal with China (Still negotiating part 2)
• Withdrew the United States from the job-killing Paris Climate Accord in 2017 and that same year the U.S. still led the world by having the largest reduction in Carbon emissions

Sorry Greta!
• In Nov. 2019 President Trump signed tough legislation that authorizes sanctions on Chinese and Hong Kong officials responsible for human rights abuses in Hong Kong, showing support for pro-democracy activists
• President Trump signed a bill Jan 24, 2020 that spends $375 million over five years to help houses of worship and other nonprofits protect themselves against terror attacks
• The Trump administration reinstated and expanded the “Mexico City Policy” which is a ban on U.S. aid to foreign groups that promote or provide abortions and those who support others who do
• Feb. 2020 President Trump signed an executive order in California to re-engineer the state’s water plans, completing a campaign promise to funnel water to a thirsty agriculture industry & growing population in the south — this protects critical farming infrastructure for USA
• In August 2020 President Trump negotiated a historic peace deal, the first of it’s kind in over 25 years, between the United Arab Emirates and Israel. August, 13, 2020. He also teased they’re close to finalizing more peace deals.
• On Aug 14, 2020 President Trump signed 3 bills: 1. Establish commission to study issues Black males face and make recommendations to address improving conditions 2. Extend death + disability benefits to public safety officers. 3. Extending protections for service members
• On August 8th 2020 President Trump signed an Executive Order putting a stop to all evictions, extending the freeze on student loans, extending enhanced unemployment benefits and a payroll tax holiday until 2021 which he promises to make permanent if re-elected
• In August 2020 President Trump banned TikTok and WeChat because they pose grave national security risks to the US because the apps are controlled by China. Don’t worry teens, it’s probably going to be bought by a US company and stay online WITHOUT China spying on you
• Aug. 2020 President Trump signed an EO to Improve rural health and telehealth access. The order notes that since Obamacare passed 129 rural hospitals have closed because of it. The order makes critical investments in rural health and eliminates expensive regulatory burdens
• July 2020 President Trump established the Hispanic Prosperity Initiative
• July 2020 Trump signed an Executive Order to combat censorship from social media companies who violate section 230
• Aug 2020 announced his admin will advance clean, reliable & affordable Hydropower
• In May 2020 President Trump signed an Executive Order easing regulatory burdens that may inhibit our economic recovery. This order has helped us to turn the economy around faster than we would have without it

• Manufacturing jobs growing at the fastest rate in more than 30 years
• Median household income has hit highest level ever recorded
• African-American unemployment is at an all time low
• Hispanic-American unemployment is at an all time low

• Asian-American unemployment is at an all time low
• Women’s unemployment rate is at a 65 year low
• Youth unemployment is at a 52 year low
• The Pledge to America’s Workers has resulted in employers committing to train more than 4 million Americans

• 95 percent of U.S. manufacturers are optimistic about the future— the highest ever.
• As a result of the Republican tax bill, small businesses will have the lowest top marginal tax rate in more than 80 years
• Signed welfare reform requiring able-bodied adults who don’t have children to work or look for work if they’re on welfare
• Tax cuts signed into law by Trump promote school choice by allowing families to use 529 college savings plans for elementary and secondary education
• Because of a bill signed and championed by Trump, In 2020, most federal employees will see their pay increase by an average of 3.1% — the largest raise in more than 10 years!
Right before the virus came..

• The 25% lowest-paid Americans enjoyed a 4.5% income boost in November 2019, that outpaced a 2.9% gain in earnings for the country's highest-paid workers

Trump made this economy great once and he’ll do it again.
• On January 31, 2020 President Trump signed an EO meant to combat human trafficking and online child exploitation, including adding a new position at the White House to focus on the issue and coordinate all government agencies to fight human trafficking + child trafficking. 1/2
The EO also expands prevention education programs, promotes housing opportunities for survivors and prioritizes the removal of child sexual abuse material from the internet. State Dept. is creating a website with resources + info on government efforts to fight trafficking
• On July 24th, 2020 President Trump signed 4 Executive Orders,
1. Directs federal qualified health centers to pass along discounts on insulin and epi-pens received from drug companies (makes insulin and epi-pens WAY cheaper
2. Allows states to import drugs from other countries
3. Lowers prices for patients by eliminating kickbacks to middlemen between drug manufacturers & pharmacy benefit managers. The order mandates patients receive those discounts instead
4. Ensures US pays the lowest price drug co’s charge other nations, a HUGE savings to Americans!
That’s the list. Next time a Democrat tells you they don’t know one good thing Trump has done, you’ll know they’re either uninformed or lying. He’s been a great President on policy. Some may dislike his personality but on policy he’s been an incredible POTUS. 4 more years!
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