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::::::Interesting op-ed related to Trump's appointing of acting officials: [https://www.washingtonexaminer.com/opinion/trumps-acting-troupe] --[[User:1990'sguy|1990'sguy]] ([[User talk:1990'sguy|talk]]) 22:02, 30 April 2019 (EDT)
:::::::Interesting article briefly discussing Elaine Chao's tenure and agenda at the Department of Transportation: [https://www.wsj.com/articles/boeing-crisis-tests-elaine-chaos-agenda-at-transportation-department-11556629200] --[[User:1990'sguy|1990'sguy]] ([[User talk:1990'sguy|talk]]) 13:50, 1 May 2019 (EDT)
::::::::Michelle Moons of Breitbart will join the White House Domestic Policy Council, a great appointment: [https://thehill.com/homenews/administration/452028-former-breitbart-white-house-correspondent-to-join-trump] --[[User:1990'sguy|1990'sguy]] ([[User talk:1990'sguy|talk]]) 21:01, 8 July 2019 (EDT)
== Shutting down advisory councils ==
:::::::::Some more good statements by Trump at CPAC 2019, including on tariffs, though I haven't added these either because they aren't particularly significant, or there isn't much overall sourcing on it: [https://insider.foxnews.com/2019/03/02/donald-trump-cpac-speech-2019-tariffs-help-protect-american-interests 1],[https://www.foxnews.com/politics/trump-praises-beautiful-otto-warmbier-after-criticism-over-north-korea-comments 2],[https://www.wsj.com/articles/trump-says-he-was-in-a-horrible-position-between-negotiating-with-kim-warmbiers-death-11551559141 3] --[[User:1990'sguy|1990'sguy]] ([[User talk:1990'sguy|talk]]) 23:22, 2 March 2019 (EST)
::::::::::Great statements at a Michigan rally tonight: [https://www.breitbart.com/politics/2019/03/28/live-updates-no-collusion-trump-takes-victory-lap-in-michigan/ 1],[https://www.lifesitenews.com/news/trump-rips-pro-abortion-dems-russian-hoax-at-michigan-rally 2] --[[User:1990'sguy|1990'sguy]] ([[User talk:1990'sguy|talk]]) 21:09, 28 March 2019 (EDT)
:::::::::::Trump criticized western-style liberalism, making some good comments, though the only sources I can find are left-wing MSM sources that mock him for making them (though the comments are much more reasonable and informed than they admit): [https://www.sfgate.com/politics/article/Trump-Putin-Western-liberalism-San-Francisco-G20-14060892.php 1],[https://www.nydailynews.com/news/politics/ny-trump-putin-liberal-democracy-california-20190629-qxavvcyri5f3lpue5x5oa45uri-story.html 2],[http://nymag.com/intelligencer/2019/06/trump-thinks-western-style-liberalism-is-about-california.html 3],[https://www.thedailybeast.com/trump-confuses-western-liberalism-with-los-angeles-and-san-francisco 4],[https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/2019/06/29/trumps-ignorance-basic-political-terms-is-full-display-overseas/ 5] --[[User:1990'sguy|1990'sguy]] ([[User talk:1990'sguy|talk]]) 22:08, 30 June 2019 (EDT)
I'm not a fan of Trump's apparent support for abolishing the Electoral College (apparently contradicting some earlier statements): [https://www.politico.com/story/2018/04/26/trump-electoral-college-popular-vote-555148] If he continues pushing this view, I will add it as a failure, though as a casual side-statement, it's not significant. --[[User:1990'sguy|1990'sguy]] ([[User talk:1990'sguy|talk]]) 14:03, 26 April 2018 (EDT)
::::More on Pope John Paul II: [https://www.breitbart.com/politics/2019/06/13/donald-trump-honors-pope-john-paul-ii-legacy-during-polish-president-visit/] --[[User:1990'sguy|1990'sguy]] ([[User talk:1990'sguy|talk]]) 17:08, 13 June 2019 (EDT)
:::::Some statements to American farmers: [https://www.breitbart.com/politics/2019/06/13/donald-trump-delivers-amazing-tribute-to-the-american-farmer/] --[[User:1990'sguy|1990'sguy]] ([[User talk:1990'sguy|talk]]) 21:17, 13 June 2019 (EDT)
::::::Trump awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom to Art Laffer, a conservative economist: [https://www.apnews.com/e11ef3f32af84c50be3d1bd4355eb8241],[https://www.breitbart.com/politics/2019/06/19/father-of-supply-side-economics-art-laffer-awarded-presidents-medal-of-freedom/ 2] --[[User:1990'sguy|1990'sguy]] ([[User talk:1990'sguy|talk]]) 23:42, 19 June 2019 (EDT)
Some more sources on Mike Pence's SBC speech, which I think would have distracted from the main point of the entry I added, but which are still good to store here: [https://www.christianpost.com/news/mike-pence-sbc-meeting-speech-slammed-focusing-trump-politics-224935/ 1],[http://www1.cbn.com/cbnnews/us/2018/june/why-the-southern-baptists-new-leader-and-a-lot-of-followers-are-so-upset-with-pences-speech 2],[https://www.onenewsnow.com/church/2018/06/14/an-sbc-wrap-up-greear-patterson-and-pence 3] --[[User:1990'sguy|1990'sguy]] ([[User talk:1990'sguy|talk]]) 00:15, 14 August 2018 (EDT)
:Some other decent (but insignificant, IMO) statements by Pence: [https://www.breitbart.com/politics/2019/03/08/vp-oil-and-gas-industry-promote-accomplishments-2020/] --[[User:1990'sguy|1990'sguy]] ([[User talk:1990'sguy|talk]]) 09:16, 9 March 2019 (EST)
::A decent op-ed on Bill Barr's statements on anti-Semitism, though it takes a negative stance on Trump's recent tweets and uses the first paragraph to contrast Trump's and Barr's statements: [https://www.washingtonexaminer.com/opinion/speaking-of-bigotry-ag-barr-fights-against-anti-semitism --[[User:1990'sguy|1990'sguy]] ([[User talk:1990'sguy|talk]]) 17:00, 16 July 2019 (EDT)
== CPAC 2018 ==
:Interesting article, on how Trump is able to "flip the script" against him opponents even if he does what many people consider a mistake: [https://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2018/jul/20/donald-trump-on-the-rebound-president-can-flip-the/] --[[User:1990'sguy|1990'sguy]] ([[User talk:1990'sguy|talk]]) 22:50, 20 July 2018 (EDT)
::Interesting article on Trump and polling: [https://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2018/jul/24/donald-trump-approval-rating-varies-president-cont/] --[[User:1990'sguy|1990'sguy]] ([[User talk:1990'sguy|talk]]) 00:14, 25 July 2018 (EDT)
:::Somewhat interesting article discussing specific examples showing Trump's "takeover" (as they term it) of the GOP: [https://www.axios.com/how-donald-trump-conquered-the-republican-party-aa807726-dd47-480a-a953-9c96bd67a54a.html] --[[User:1990'sguy|1990'sguy]] ([[User talk:1990'sguy|talk]]) 21:42, 14 July 2019 (EDT)
===2018 campaign===
::::::::Good choice -- Trump's 2020 campaign will reportedly continue using its "MAGA" slogan: [https://www.washingtonexaminer.com/news/trump-campaign-will-stick-with-make-america-great-again-for-2020] --[[User:1990'sguy|1990'sguy]] ([[User talk:1990'sguy|talk]]) 09:59, 17 May 2019 (EDT)
:::::::::Trump's campaign announcement rally: [https://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2019/jun/18/donald-trump-vows-keep-america-great-2020-launch-w/ 1],[https://thehill.com/homenews/administration/449246-five-takeaways-from-trumps-2020-kickoff-rally 2],[https://www.breitbart.com/2020-election/2019/06/18/live-updates-trump-launches-2020-re-election-campaign/ 3],[https://www.foxnews.com/politics/trump-launches-2020-re-election-campaign-orlando-arena 4],[https://www.washingtonexaminer.com/news/campaigns/trump-kicks-off-2020-campaign-with-populist-manifesto-that-signals-a-play-for-the-gop-base 5],[https://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-election-trump/trump-launches-re-election-campaign-presents-himself-as-outsider-and-victim-idUSKCN1TJ10W 6],[https://www.theepochtimes.com/trump-officially-launches-2020-presidential-reelection-bid-celebrates-accomplishments-over-past-2-years_2969254.html 7] --[[User:1990'sguy|1990'sguy]] ([[User talk:1990'sguy|talk]]) 23:56, 18 June 2019 (EDT)
::::::::::Trump is raising a massive amount of money: [https://thehill.com/homenews/campaign/453410-democrats-fret-over-trump-cash-machine] --[[User:1990'sguy|1990'sguy]] ([[User talk:1990'sguy|talk]]) 09:24, 17 July 2019 (EDT)
::::::::::Trump has the highest approval rating of his presidency right now: [https://thehill.com/homenews/campaign/453682-trump-averages-highest-approval-rating-of-his-presidency-in-second-quarter] --[[User:1990'sguy|1990'sguy]] ([[User talk:1990'sguy|talk]]) 12:18, 18 July 2019 (EDT)
== Dealing with Congress ==
::::The head of the DOJ's anti-trust division stated he would take a broad view when it comes to Big Tech antitrust cases: [https://www.apnews.com/9bc0e4153b5c42bd87986e0085399d23] --[[User:1990'sguy|1990'sguy]] ([[User talk:1990'sguy|talk]]) 00:30, 12 June 2019 (EDT)
:::::Good statements by Ajit Pai: [https://www.breitbart.com/politics/2019/06/13/ajit-pai-greatest-threat-to-internet-is-unregulated-silicon-valley-tech-giants/ 1],[https://www.lifesitenews.com/news/fcc-chief-ajit-pai-declares-tech-censorship-greatest-threat-to-a-free-internet 2] --[[User:1990'sguy|1990'sguy]] ([[User talk:1990'sguy|talk]]) 17:07, 13 June 2019 (EDT)
::::::The U.S. will hold a social media summit on July 11: [https://thehill.com/policy/technology/450418-trump-to-convene-social-media-summit-in-july 1],[https://www.wsj.com/articles/white-house-to-hold-social-media-summit-11561566481 2],[https://www.breitbart.com/politics/2019/06/26/white-house-social-media-summit-july/ 3],[https://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-socialmedia/online-conservatives-expect-to-vent-social-media-frustrations-at-white-house-summit-idUSKCN1U519H 4],[https://www.foxnews.com/opinion/jim-hanson-social-media-discrimination-against-conservatives-is-intolerable-trump-summit-explores-solutions 5] --[[User:1990'sguy|1990'sguy]] ([[User talk:1990'sguy|talk]]) 22:04, 26 June 2019 (EDT)
:::::::The U.S. signed a G-20 statement calling on social media companies to counter terrorism on their sites: [https://www.wsj.com/articles/g-20-tells-social-media-operators-to-step-up-efforts-against-terrorist-content-11561811579] On its face, it seems good, but this could be interpreted or implemented in the wrong way. --[[User:1990'sguy|1990'sguy]] ([[User talk:1990'sguy|talk]]) 18:52, 29 June 2019 (EDT)
::::::::Facebook and Twitter are reportedly not invited to the upcoming summit: [https://thehill.com/policy/technology/451919-facebook-and-twitter-reportedly-not-invited-to-trumps-social-media-summit 1],[https://www.apnews.com/060f8e089839475da0b31783f810be45 2],[https://www.washingtonexaminer.com/opinion/op-eds/the-white-house-is-shadowbanning-internet-freedom-voices-at-its-social-media-summit 3] --[[User:1990'sguy|1990'sguy]] ([[User talk:1990'sguy|talk]]) 23:54, 7 July 2019 (EDT)
:::::::::Congress may possibly ban Big Tech companies from providing financial services and operating cripto currencies: [https://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-cryptocurrency-bill/u-s-proposes-barring-big-tech-companies-from-offering-financial-services-digital-currencies-idUSKCN1U90NL] Also, the FTC reportedly fined Facebook $5 billion: [https://www.foxnews.com/opinion/jim-hanson-reported-5b-facebook-settlement-is-well-deserved-punishment-for-abuses-of-user-privacy 1],[https://www.breitbart.com/tech/2019/07/12/report-ftc-fines-facebook-5-billion-for-privacy-violations/ 2],[https://www.wsj.com/articles/ftcs-5-billion-fine-alone-wont-get-facebook-out-of-crosshairs-11563043006 3],[https://www.wsj.com/articles/ftc-approves-roughly-5-billion-facebook-settlement-11562960538 4],[https://www.cnbc.com/2019/07/12/ftc-fines-facebook-5-billion-for-privacy-lapses.html 5],[https://www.theepochtimes.com/ftc-gives-facebook-5-billion-fine-over-privacy-violations-report_3000681.html 6],[https://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2019/jul/13/facebook-faces-a-5b-ftc-fine-the-largest-ever-in-t/ 7],[https://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2019/jul/12/report-ftc-approves-roughly-5b-fine-for-facebook/ 8] --[[User:1990'sguy|1990'sguy]] ([[User talk:1990'sguy|talk]]) 22:42, 14 July 2019 (EDT)
::::::::::Trump stated he will investigate Google because of its ties to China: [https://thehill.com/homenews/administration/453231-trump-administration-will-take-a-look-after-thiel-raises-concerns 1],[https://www.washingtonexaminer.com/news/trump-says-administration-will-investigate-claim-google-is-committing-treason 2],[https://www.reuters.com/article/us-google-trump/trump-says-will-take-a-look-at-accusations-over-google-china-idUSKCN1UB1DE 3],[https://www.theepochtimes.com/trump-to-take-a-look-at-google-after-accusations-of-treason-with-china_3004361.html 4],[https://www.foxnews.com/politics/trump-suggests-google-could-be-investigated-for-treason 5] --[[User:1990'sguy|1990'sguy]] ([[User talk:1990'sguy|talk]]) 13:43, 16 July 2019 (EDT)
:::::::::::Trump stated he will review a Pentagon contract with Amazon: [https://www.breitbart.com/politics/2019/07/18/report-trump-mulls-eliminating-amazons-10-billion-pentagon-contract/ 1],[https://thehill.com/policy/technology/453757-trump-to-request-review-of-pentagon-cloud-computing-contract 2],[https://www.apnews.com/05ac119c4b9c43a1ab51cd627618c35b 3] --[[User:1990'sguy|1990'sguy]] ([[User talk:1990'sguy|talk]]) 22:07, 18 July 2019 (EDT)
== Natural disasters ==
:Some extra articles related to the whole flood insurance changes: [https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2019-03-12/insurance-rates-seen-rising-in-flood-prone-areas-with-trump-plan 1],[https://qz.com/1572422/trump-could-finally-recognize-climate-change-for-flood-insurance/ 2] --[[User:1990'sguy|1990'sguy]] ([[User talk:1990'sguy|talk]]) 14:01, 20 March 2019 (EDT)
::Because of HUD regulations $35 million is disaster relief hasn't reached its destination yet: [https://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2019/apr/3/hud-red-tape-snags-35-billion-disaster-relief-gao-/] --[[User:1990'sguy|1990'sguy]] ([[User talk:1990'sguy|talk]]) 08:30, 4 April 2019 (EDT)
:::Trump was right when he criticized Puerto Rico's leaders for mismanaging disaster funds: [https://www.washingtonexaminer.com/opinion/the-media-savaged-trump-when-he-claimed-puerto-rico-officials-were-mismanaging-disaster-aid-but-he-was-right] --[[User:1990'sguy|1990'sguy]] ([[User talk:1990'sguy|talk]]) 23:53, 12 July 2019 (EDT)
== Andrew Jackson and the $20 bill ==
:More on this, though probably still not enough to add to the article: [https://www.breitbart.com/politics/2018/11/26/photos-american-treasures-christmas-white-house/ 1],[https://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2018/nov/27/melania-trump-blood-red-white-house-christmas-tree/ 2],[https://www.lifesitenews.com/news/melania-trumps-white-house-christmas-decorations-include-gorgeous-18th-cent 3],[https://www.lifesitenews.com/news/circle-of-hell-liberals-viciously-attack-melanias-white-house-christmas-dec 4] --[[User:1990'sguy|1990'sguy]] ([[User talk:1990'sguy|talk]]) 10:28, 27 November 2018 (EST)
::Trump supports a constitutional amendment to ban the burning of the American flag: [https://www.theepochtimes.com/trump-says-he-supports-ban-on-burning-american-flag_2964544.html 1],[https://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2019/jun/15/donald-trump-backs-constitutional-amendment-to-ban/ 2],[https://www.breitbart.com/politics/2019/06/15/no-brainer-trump-supports-sen-daines-proposed-amendment-to-ban-flag-burning/ 3],[https://thehill.com/homenews/administration/448715-trump-throws-support-behind-no-brainer-measure-to-ban-burning-of 4],[https://www.foxnews.com/politics/trump-backs-bill-to-ban-flag-burning-a-no-brainer 5],[https://www.breitbart.com/politics/2019/06/17/nolte-trump-is-wrong-about-outlawing-american-flag-burning/ 6] --[[User:1990'sguy|1990'sguy]] ([[User talk:1990'sguy|talk]]) 17:24, 15 June 2019 (EDT)
:::Trump wants to hold more such events: [https://www.breitbart.com/politics/2019/07/10/trump-wants-hold-his-4th-july-salute-america-every-year/] --[[User:1990'sguy|1990'sguy]] ([[User talk:1990'sguy|talk]]) 21:00, 10 July 2019 (EDT)
== Grounding faulty airplanes ==
The FCC may take action against robocallers: [https://www.foxbusiness.com/features/fcc-chief-vows-to-return-consumer-sanity-with-aggressive-robocall-enforcement 1],[https://thehill.com/policy/technology/443770-fcc-to-consider-allowing-carriers-to-block-robocalls-by-default 2],[https://www.wsj.com/articles/u-s-poised-to-let-phone-companies-block-robocalls-11557938503 3],[https://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-robocalls/fcc-set-to-let-phone-companies-block-more-robocalls-idUSKCN1SL1CC 4] --[[User:1990'sguy|1990'sguy]] ([[User talk:1990'sguy|talk]]) 14:33, 13 May 2019 (EDT)
:The FCC approved this proposal: [https://www.usatoday.com/story/tech/news/2019/06/06/robocall-rule-fcc-phone-companies-block-unwanted-calls/1366898001/ 1],[https://www.wsj.com/articles/blocking-robocalls-to-get-easier-under-new-fcc-policy-11559841004 2],[https://thehill.com/policy/technology/447270-fcc-votes-to-allow-phone-carriers-to-block-robocalls-by-default 3],[https://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2019/jun/6/robocalls-be-automatically-blocked-cell-phone-comp/ 4],[https://www.washingtonpost.com/technology/2019/06/06/fcc-allows-att-verizon-other-carriers-block-more-suspected-robocalls/ 5] --[[User:1990'sguy|1990'sguy]] ([[User talk:1990'sguy|talk]]) 02:39, 7 June 2019 (EDT)
::Federal and state governments are now starting to take action against robocallers: [https://thehill.com/policy/technology/450264-state-federal-officials-announce-major-crackdown-on-robocall-operations 1],[https://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-ftc-robocalls/u-s-lawmakers-regulators-advance-crackdown-on-robocalls-idUSKCN1TQ2XB 2] --[[User:1990'sguy|1990'sguy]] ([[User talk:1990'sguy|talk]]) 21:50, 25 June 2019 (EDT)
== Air Force One ==
Trump revealed his proposed repainting of Air Force One: [https://www.politico.com/story/2019/06/13/trump-air-force-one-design-1363766 1],[https://abcnews.go.com/Politics/exclusive-trump-unveils-patriotic-paint-job-air-force/story?id=63676678 2],[https://thehill.com/homenews/administration/448321-trump-shares-renderings-of-red-white-and-blue-air-force-one 3],[https://www.breitbart.com/politics/2019/06/13/donald-trump-unveils-updated-air-force-one-paint-scheme/ 4],[https://www.foxnews.com/politics/trump-unveils-air-force-one-paint-job 5],[https://www.washingtonexaminer.com/news/trump-unveils-red-white-and-blue-redesign-of-air-force-one 6],[https://www.foxnews.com/politics/trumps-plan-to-repaint-air-force-one-has-some-democrats-fuming 7] The House Democrats want to block him from doing this, so hopefully, they'll fail since it's colored nicely. --[[User:1990'sguy|1990'sguy]] ([[User talk:1990'sguy|talk]]) 11:57, 13 June 2019 (EDT)
:More on this -- it seems like a nice proposal, and I hope it actually gets repainted: [https://thehill.com/homenews/administration/449572-trump-displays-model-air-force-one-during-meeting-with-trudeau 1],[https://www.breitbart.com/politics/2019/06/20/donald-trump-unveils-model-of-new-air-force-one-paint-scheme/ 2],[https://apnews.com/9547a38731a8435aa771757cea6ca153 3] --[[User:1990'sguy|1990'sguy]] ([[User talk:1990'sguy|talk]]) 18:42, 20 June 2019 (EDT)
 
== Military parade for Independence Day ==
 
Interesting article on this: [https://www.wsj.com/articles/trumps-fourth-of-july-speech-to-break-from-tradition-11562059811] I might add the ceremony to the article, depending on the details/significance. --[[User:1990'sguy|1990'sguy]] ([[User talk:1990'sguy|talk]]) 13:34, 2 July 2019 (EDT)
:Military and generals are participating: [https://www.wsj.com/articles/military-brass-troops-joining-trump-at-july-4-event-on-national-mall-11562173040] --[[User:1990'sguy|1990'sguy]] ([[User talk:1990'sguy|talk]]) 23:57, 3 July 2019 (EDT)
::More sources on this, though these aren't relevant or up-to-date to add: [https://www.foxnews.com/politics/trumps-salute-to-america-brings-military-might-fireworks-and-a-health-dose-of-controversy-to-washington 1],[https://www.theepochtimes.com/president-trump-to-salute-americas-history-military-heroes-in-speech_2990183.html 2],[https://www.reuters.com/news/picture/pictures-report-idUSRTS2KXYR 3],[https://www.cbsnews.com/live-news/salute-to-america-trump-4th-of-july-fireworks-speech-schedule-watch-live-stream-crowd-2019-07-04/ 4] --[[User:1990'sguy|1990'sguy]] ([[User talk:1990'sguy|talk]]) 00:32, 5 July 2019 (EDT)
:::Potentially useful image of the rally, in addition to the one I chose to upload: [https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Salute_to_America_(48201286846).jpg] --[[User:1990'sguy|1990'sguy]] ([[User talk:1990'sguy|talk]]) 21:02, 6 July 2019 (EDT)
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