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This article is a non-exhaustive list of '''political achievements of United States President [[Donald Trump]]''', [[Trump Administration|his administration]], and [[United States Congress|Congress]] during his administration in passing [[conservative]] legislation, advancing conservative ideals, and "Making America Great Again".
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'''''When adding additional examples, please add at least one reliable source for each example for future reference.'''''
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|bgcolor=yellow|    Due to the number of achievements, the list of President Trump's achievements have been moved to sub-articles.  Please visit the sub-articles to see the Trump Administration's various achievements.
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==2016 election and transition==
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:''See: [[Donald Trump achievements: 2016 election and transition]]''
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==As U.S. President==
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[[File:Donald Trumpswearing in.jpg|thumb|200px|Trump being sworn in, January 20, 2017.]]
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:''See: [[Donald Trump's major achievements]]''
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Trump was inaugurated on January 20, 2017, giving one of the strongest inauguration addresses in American history.<ref>Multiple references:
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*Boyle, Matthew (January 20, 2017). [http://www.breitbart.com/big-government/2017/01/20/america-first-president-donald-trump-brings-the-rain-in-inauguration-address/ ‘America First’: President Donald Trump Brings the Rain in Inauguration Address]. ''Breitbart''. Retrieved January 20, 2017.
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*Newman, Alex (January 20, 2017). [https://www.thenewamerican.com/usnews/politics/item/25191-president-trump-cites-bible-in-unity-call-touts-america-first President Trump Cites Bible in Unity Call; Touts “America First”]. ''The New American''. Retrieved June 20, 2018.
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*Dinan, Stephen; Howell, Thomas (January 20, 2017). [https://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2017/jan/20/donald-j-trump-sworn-45th-presiden/ President Trump vows to put 'America first' and promises to 'get the job done']. ''The Washington Times''. Retrieved June 3, 2018.
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*Bender, Michael C. (January 20, 2017). [https://www.wsj.com/articles/donald-trump-strikes-nationalistic-tone-in-inaugural-speech-1484957527 Donald Trump Strikes Nationalistic Tone in Inaugural Speech]. ''The Wall Street Journal''. Retrieved June 3, 2018.
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*Holland, Steve; Stephenson, Emily (January 20, 2017). [https://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-inauguration-idUSKBN1540I0 Trump, now president, pledges to put 'America First' in nationalist speech]. ''Reuters''. Retrieved June 3, 2018.
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*Scott, Patrick; Midgley, Robert (January 20, 2017). [http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2017/01/20/donald-trump-just-delivered-american-inauguration-speech-ever/ Donald Trump just delivered the most 'American' inauguration speech ever]. ''The Telegraph''. Retrieved January 20, 2017.
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*McCaskill, Nolan D. (January 20, 2017). [http://www.politico.com/story/2017/01/key-points-of-trumps-inaugural-speech-233900 Key moments from Trump's inauguration speech]. ''Politico''. Retrieved January 20, 2017.
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*Yeip, Randy (February 20, 2017). [https://www.wsj.com/graphics/how-donald-trumps-inauguration-speech-compares-with-other-presidents/ On Speaking Terms: How Donald Trump's Inauguration Speech Compares with Other Presidents]. ''The Wall Street Journal''. Retrieved June 4, 2018.
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Notably, President Trump spoke out against "radical Islamic terrorism," becoming the first president to use the term:
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*[http://www.timesofisrael.com/president-trump-puts-fights-against-radical-islamic-terrorism-at-heart-of-inauguration-speech/ President Trump puts fight against ‘radical Islamic terrorism’ at heart of inauguration speech]. ''The Times of Israel''. January 20, 2017. Retrieved January 20, 2017.
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*Martel, Frances (January 20, 2017). [http://www.breitbart.com/big-government/2017/01/20/inaugural-address-trump-reaffirms-vow-eradicate-radical-islamic-terrorism/ In Inaugural Address, Trump Reaffirms Vow to ‘Eradicate’ Radical Islamic Terrorism]. ''Breitbart News''. Retrieved September 24, 2017.
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*Martel, Frances (January 20, 2017). [http://www.breitbart.com/live/inauguration-2017-swearing-president-donald-trump/history-trump-becomes-first-president-use-words-islamic-urban-inaugural-address/ History: Trump Becomes First President to Use Words ‘Islamic,’ ‘Urban’ in Inaugural Address]. ''Breitbart News''. Retrieved September 24, 2017.
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Transcript of the speech:
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*[https://www.c-span.org/video/?c4650187/president-trump-delivers-inaugural-address President Trump Delivers Inaugural Address]. ''C-SPAN''. January 20, 2017. Retrieved June 3, 2018.
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*[http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2017/01/20/full-text-president-donald-trumps-inauguration-speech.html Full text of President Donald Trump's inauguration speech]. ''Fox News''. January 20, 2017. Retrieved June 3, 2018.
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*Taylor, Guy (January 20, 2017). [https://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2017/jan/20/trump-inaugural-speech-makes-international-waves/ Trump inaugural speech makes international waves]. ''The Washington Times''. Retrieved June 3, 2018.
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*[https://www.c-span.org/video/?422124-1/donald-trump-sworn-45th-president-united-states President Trump 2017 Inaugural Ceremony]. ''C-SPAN''. January 20, 2017. Retrieved June 3, 2018.</ref> His first bill signed as president was to allow retired general and Defense Secretary nominee [[James Mattis]] to be confirmed.<ref>Kopan, Tal (January 20, 2017). [http://www.cnn.com/2017/01/20/politics/donald-trump-first-law-actions/ President Donald Trump signs first bill into law]. ''CNN''. Retrieved January 20, 2017.</ref> Trump had a very busy and productive first week, undoing Obama's legacy and instituting conservative executive orders.<ref>Multiple references:
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*Davenport, David (January 27, 2017). [http://www.forbes.com/sites/daviddavenport/2017/01/27/how-trump-managed-to-undo-obamas-legacy-in-one-week/#3ae6bcba5bbf How Trump Managed To Undo Obama's Legacy In One Week]. ''Forbes''. Retrieved January 27, 2017.
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*Said-Moorhouse, Lauren (January 26, 2017). [http://www.cnn.com/2017/01/26/politics/executive-orders-presidents-actions-presidential-memoranda/ What's Trump done so far? His productive first week and how it stacks up to previous presidents]. ''CNN''. Retrieved January 27, 2017.
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*[https://www.whitehouse.gov/the-press-office/2017/01/28/president-trumps-first-week-action President Trump's First Week of Action]. ''whitehouse.gov''. January 28, 2017. Retrieved January 28, 2017.
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*Spiering, Charlie (January 23, 2017). [http://www.breitbart.com/big-government/2017/01/23/high-energy-president-donald-trumps-big-first-week/ High Energy! President Donald Trump’s Big First Week]. ''Breitbart News''. Retrieved June 3, 2018.</ref> He had already made a reasonably large impact by his 50th day in office.<ref>Kew, Ben (March 10, 2017). [http://www.breitbart.com/big-government/2017/03/10/major-impact-president-donald-trumps-first-50-days-in-office/ Major Impact: President Donald Trump’s First 50 Days in Office]. ''Breitbart News''. Retrieved March 10, 2017.</ref> President Trump accomplished many of his campaign promises by his [[First 100 days|100th day in office]], and he had already made significant progress by then, most notably by reducing regulations, enforcing American immigration laws, and appointing and having the Senate confirm his Supreme Court nominee [[Neil Gorsuch]].<ref>Multiple references:
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*Kew, Ben (April 28, 2017). [http://www.breitbart.com/big-government/2017/04/28/making-america-great-again-donald-trumps-100-day-success/ Making America Great Again: Donald Trump’s 100 Days’ Success]. ''Breitbart News''. Retrieved April 29, 2017.
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*Wise, Lindsay (April 27, 2017). [http://www.sacbee.com/news/politics-government/article146867634.html Think Trump didn’t achieve much in his first 100 days? Think again.] ''The Sacramento Bee''. Retrieved April 29, 2017.
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*Singman, Brooke (April 29, 2017). [http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2017/04/29/trumps-first-100-days-did-keep-his-promises.html Trump's first 100 days: Did he keep his promises?] ''Fox News''. Retrieved April 29, 2017.</ref> In his first 100 days as president, Trump signed the most pieces of legislation of any president since [[Harry Truman]] and more executive orders than any previous president.<ref>Singman, Brooke (April 29, 2017). [http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2017/04/29/trumps-first-100-days-by-numbers.html Trump's first 100 days – by the numbers]. ''Fox News''. Retrieved April 29, 2017.</ref> By his 100th day, it was clear that Trump had disrupted the liberal political [[establishment]] consensus.<ref>Derespina, Cody (April 29, 2017). [http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2017/04/29/100-days-disruption-how-trump-rewrote-presidential-script.html 100 Days of Disruption: How Trump rewrote the presidential script]. ''Fox News''. Retrieved April 29, 2017.<br>
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*Malone, Jim (October 19, 2017). [https://www.voanews.com/a/trump-disruptive-politics/4076397.html Trump Lives Up to Pledge to Be Disrupter, But Country Divided Over Results]. ''Voice of America''. Retrieved October 19, 2017.</ref> The Trump Administration was able to achieve numerous accomplishments by its first year in office,<ref>Multiple references:
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*Pappas, Alex (December 27, 2017). [http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2017/12/27/trump-ends-2017-with-big-wins-on-economy-taxes-isis-and-more.html Trump ends 2017 with big wins on economy, taxes, ISIS and more]. ''Fox News''. Retrieved December 27, 2017.
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*Bedard, Paul (December 21, 2017). [https://www.washingtonexaminer.com/year-one-list-81-major-trump-achievements-11-obama-legacy-items-repealed Year One List: 81 major Trump achievements, 11 Obama legacy items repealed]. ''Washington Examiner''. Retrieved December 21, 2017.
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*Conradis, Brandon (December 25, 2017). [http://thehill.com/homenews/administration/366429-trumps-top-10-accomplishments-of-2017 Trump’s top 10 accomplishments of 2017]. ''The Hill''. Retrieved December 25, 2017.
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*Westwood, Sarah; Morrongiello, Gabby (December 28, 2017). [http://www.washingtonexaminer.com/trumps-top-9-accomplishments-of-2017/article/2644478 Trump's top 9 accomplishments of 2017]. ''Washington Examiner''. Retrieved December 31, 2017.
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*Spiering, Charlie (December 28, 2017). [http://www.breitbart.com/big-government/2017/12/28/top-12-maga-moments-trumps-first-year-president/ Top 12 MAGA Moments in Donald Trump’s First Year as President]. ''Breitbart News''. Retrieved December 28, 2017.
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*Scaliger, Charles (February 9, 2018). [https://www.thenewamerican.com/print-magazine/item/28194-donald-trump-1st-year Donald Trump: 1st Year]. ''The New American''. Retrieved February 11, 2018.
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Specifically regarding social issues and for Christians:
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*Groppe, Maureen (January 19, 2018). [https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/politics/2018/01/19/first-year-trump-pence-brings-bountiful-blessings-religious-conservatives-say/1044308001/ First year of Trump-Pence brings bountiful blessings, religious conservatives say]. ''USA Today''. Retrieved January 20, 2018.
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*[http://www1.cbn.com/cbnnews/us/2017/december/17-reasons-why-american-christians-celebrated-in-2017 17 Reasons Why American Christians Celebrated in 2017]. ''CBN News''. December 31, 2017. Retrieved March 1, 2018.</ref> and it kept many of its promises.<ref>Multiple references:
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*Woodward, Calvin; Colvin, Jill (January 15, 2018). [https://www.apnews.com/4c2dce305b4a4d679785fc48bd278704/Trump-has-kept-many-promises-during-his-first-year-in-office Trump has kept many promises during his first year in office]. ''Associated Press''. Retrieved January 15, 2018.
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*Woodward, Calvin; Colvin, Jill (January 15, 2018). [http://www.foxnews.com/us/2018/01/15/trump-has-kept-many-promises-during-his-first-year-in-office.html Trump has kept many promises during his first year in office]. ''Fox News'' (from the ''Associated Press''). Retrieved January 15, 2018.
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*[http://www.breitbart.com/big-government/2018/01/16/associated-press-admits-trump-kept-many-promises-first-year-office/ Associated Press Admits: Trump Has Kept Many Promises His First Year in Office]. ''Breitbart News''. January 16, 2018. Retrieved January 16, 2018.
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*Basu, Zachary (January 15, 2018). [https://www.axios.com/trump-follows-through-on-dozens-of-campaign-promises-in-first-year-1516042299-6be3391d-acdc-4fdc-aa19-4c58ee0197e8.html Trump follows through on dozens of campaign promises in first year]. ''Axios''. Retrieved January 15, 2018.</ref>
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According to Reuters in late September 2017, President Trump had "begun to reshape American life in ways big and small."<ref>Whitesides, John (September 28, 2017). [https://www.reuters.com/article/us-trump-effect-rules/beyond-the-daily-drama-and-twitter-battles-trump-begins-to-alter-american-life-idUSKCN1C3261 Beyond the daily drama and Twitter battles, Trump begins to alter American life]. ''Reuters''. Retrieved October 6, 2017.<br>
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Article also published in the conservative media:
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*[http://freebeacon.com/politics/beyond-daily-drama-twitter-battles-trump-begins-alter-american-life/ Beyond the Daily Drama and Twitter Battles, Trump Begins to Alter American Life]. ''The Washington Free Beacon'' (from ''Reuters''). September 29, 2017. Retrieved October 6, 2017.</ref> He undid many of [[Barack Obama]]'s executive orders and worked to undo his entire political legacy.<ref>Multiple references:
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*Pappas, Alex (September 8, 2017). [http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2017/09/08/trump-is-dismantling-obama-s-executive-action-legacy.html Trump is dismantling Obama’s executive action legacy]. ''Fox News''. Retrieved September 9, 2017.
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*Boyer, Dave (October 16, 2017). [http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2017/oct/16/donald-trump-reverses-obamas-legally-dubious-execu/ Trump dismantles Obama’s ‘imperial’ presidency, rescinds dubious orders]. ''The Washington Times''. Retrieved October 17, 2017.
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*Stanage, Niall (October 16, 2017). [http://thehill.com/homenews/administration/355404-the-memo-trump-tries-to-turn-back-clock-on-obama-era The Memo: Trump tries to turn back clock on Obama era]. ''The Hill''. Retrieved October 17, 2017.
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*Cawthorne, Cameron (October 16, 2017). [http://freebeacon.com/politics/trump-not-many-obama-administration-policies-kept-place/ Trump: ‘Not Too Many’ Obama Administration Policies Will Be Kept in Place]. ''The Washington Free Beacon''. Retrieved October 17, 2017.
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*Schallhorn, Kaitlyn (December 27, 2017). [http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2017/12/27/how-trump-is-rolling-back-obamas-legacy.html How Trump is rolling back Obama's legacy]. ''Fox News''. Retrieved December 27, 2017.
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*[http://www.wnd.com/2018/01/how-trump-dismantled-obamas-legacy-in-1-year/ How Trump dismantled Obama's legacy in 1 year]. ''WND''. January 18, 2018. Retrieved January 19, 2018.</ref> Not only did President Trump act as a disruptor, but he "set in motion an administration arguably more conservative than Ronald Reagan’s."<ref>Hayward, Steven F. (November 5, 2017). [http://www.latimes.com/opinion/la-oe-election-anniversary-updates-despite-his-many-foibles-trump-has-1509748851-htmlstory.html Despite the chaos, Trump has managed to push the most conservative agenda in a generation]. ''Los Angeles Times''. Retrieved November 28, 2017.</ref> In 2018, President Trump continued advancing a conservative agenda, this time focusing on the more nationalistic portions of it,<ref>Multiple references:
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*Seib, Gerald F. (April 3, 2018). [https://www.wsj.com/articles/trump-plunges-ahead-with-america-first-nationalist-approach-1522793064 Trump Plunges Ahead With America-First, Nationalist Approach]. ''The Wall Street Journal''. Retrieved April 8, 2018.
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*Miller, S.A. (May 13, 2018). [https://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2018/may/13/donald-trump-breaks-conservative-policies-reshapes/ Trump reshaping GOP by breaking away from traditional conservative policies]. ''The Washington Times''. Retrieved May 14, 2018.
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*Seib, Gerald F. (June 18, 2018). [https://www.wsj.com/articles/as-trump-veers-from-traditional-gop-he-bends-it-toward-him-1529331685 As Trump Veers From Traditional GOP, He Bends It Toward Him]. ''The Wall Street Journal''. Retrieved June 18, 2018.</ref> and he continued undoing Obama Administration policies.<ref>Multiple references:
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*Chamberlain, Samuel (May 9, 2018). [http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2018/05/09/pullout-from-iran-nuclear-deal-is-latest-trump-move-to-dismantle-key-obama-policies.html Pullout from Iran nuclear deal is latest Trump move to dismantle key Obama policies]. ''Fox News''. Retrieved May 9, 2018.
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*Harder, Amy; Baker, Sam; Swan, Jonathan (August 2, 2018). [https://www.axios.com/donald-trump-administration-barack-obama-legacy-health-care-energy-36e9b7f3-28ce-476e-8f7c-ccdd095408b1.html Trump's stealth attack on Obama's legacy]. ''Axios''. Retrieved August 2, 2018.</ref> He received some help from Congress to advance his agenda.<ref>Boyer, Dave (May 29, 2018). [https://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2018/may/28/trump-agenda-congress-passes-dodd-frank-veterans-a/ Trump sees Congress buck tradition of legislative loafing, make significant progress on agenda]. ''The Washington Times''. Retrieved May 29, 2018.</ref>
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===Social policy===
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:''See: [[Donald Trump achievements: Religious liberty, gender issues, and other social policies]]''
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===Veterans===
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===Criminal justice, law enforcement, and other DOJ matters===
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===Abortion===
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===Gun rights===
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===Immigration, illegal immigration, and border security===
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:''See: [[Donald Trump achievements: Immigration, illegal immigration, and border security]]''
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===Education===
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===Energy and environmental policy===
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===Economic policy and labor===
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===Trade===
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===Foreign policy===
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===Deregulation and government size===
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===Military, national security, and anti-terrorism===
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===Miscellaneous achievements===
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==The courts==
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==Media and political correctness==
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==Opposition to Donald Trump's achievements==
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Due to his promotion and support of conservative, [[America First]]<ref>Spiering, Charlie (April 4, 2017). [http://www.breitbart.com/big-government/2017/04/04/donald-trump-to-american-workers-im-not-and-i-dont-want-to-be-the-president-of-the-world/ Donald Trump to American Workers: ‘I’m Not, and I Don’t Want to Be, the President of the World’]. ''Breitbart News''. Retrieved April 5, 2017.<br>
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*Spiering, Charlie (October 17, 2017). [http://www.breitbart.com/big-government/2017/10/17/donald-trump-foreign-countries-like-greece-nervous-about-america-first-agenda/ Donald Trump: Foreign Countries Like Greece ‘Nervous’ About ‘America First’ Agenda]. ''Breitbart News''. Retrieved October 18, 2017.</ref> policies, President Trump faced large opposition from the [[Liberal|Left]] and the [[establishment]],<ref>Klein, Aaron (April 28, 2017). [http://www.breitbart.com/big-government/2017/04/28/trumps-first-100-days-establishment-goes-to-war-to-halt-presidents-agenda/ Trump’s First 100 Days: Establishment Goes to War to Halt President’s Agenda]. ''Breitbart News''. Retrieved April 28, 2017.</ref><ref>Miller, S.A. (June 20, 2017). [http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2017/jun/20/donald-trumps-isolation-cripples-agenda/ Isolated from Washington establishment, Trump struggles for presidential victories]. ''The Washington Times''. Retrieved June 21, 2017.</ref> including from within the government bureaucracy.<ref>Multiple references:
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*Singman, Brooke (January 31, 2017). [http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2017/01/31/trump-faces-bureaucratic-battle-in-implementing-agenda.html Trump faces bureaucratic battle in implementing agenda]. ''Fox News''. Retrieved February 1, 2017.
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*Kurtz, Howard (February 3, 2017). [http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2017/02/03/empire-strikes-back-why-trumps-private-talks-with-foreign-leaders-were-leaked.html The empire strikes back: Why Trump's private talks with foreign leaders were leaked]. ''Fox News''. Retrieved February 3, 2017.
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*Starr, Penny (December 19, 2017). [http://www.breitbart.com/big-government/2017/12/19/bureaucrats-continue-advance-obama-agenda/ Federal Bureaucrats Continue to Advance Obama’s Agenda, Including Climate Change Promotion]. ''Breitbart News''. Retrieved December 20, 2017.
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*Newman, Alex (January 8, 2018). [https://www.thenewamerican.com/print-magazine/item/27864-deep-state-bureaucracy-vs-trump-america-constitution Deep State Bureaucracy vs. Trump, America, Constitution]. ''The New American''. Retrieved January 9, 2018.
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*Rogers, Brian (September 13, 2017). [http://www.washingtonexaminer.com/obama-holdovers-are-slowing-trumps-agenda-in-key-agencies/article/2634324 Obama holdovers are slowing Trump's agenda in key agencies]. ''Washington Examiner''. Retrieved December 20, 2017.
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*Gallington, Daniel (June 7, 2017). [https://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2017/jun/7/donald-trump-agenda-hampered-by-obama-holdovers-di/ Loyalty matters]. ''The Washington Times''. Retrieved December 20, 2017.
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*Pollock, Richard; Barton, Ethan (August 14, 2017). [http://dailycaller.com/2017/08/14/exclusive-obama-holdovers-still-in-dozens-of-key-national-security-council-jobs/ EXCLUSIVE: Obama Holdovers Still In Dozens Of Key National Security Council Jobs]. ''The Daily Caller''. Retrieved December 20, 2017.
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*Garcia, Carlos (November 17, 2017). [http://www.theblaze.com/news/2017/11/17/ice-union-says-obama-holdovers-are-sabotaging-immigration-enforcement-heres-how ICE union says Obama holdovers are sabotaging immigration enforcement, here’s how]. ''The Blaze''. Retrieved December 20, 2017.</ref> The Trump Administration was the victim of numerous leaks of information, many of which threatened U.S. national security – it was reported in July 2017 that leaks occurred once a day on average,<ref>Boylan, Dan (July 6, 2017). [http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2017/jul/6/donald-trump-target-of-leaks-at-rate-of-one-a-day/ White House leaks that threaten national security stream out at rate of one a day]. ''The Washington Times''. Retrieved July 7, 2017.</ref> and Trump faced seven times more leaks than Obama or Bush II did.<ref>Wong, Kristina (July 7, 2017). [http://www.breitbart.com/big-government/2017/07/07/deep-state-trump-facing-seven-times-more-national-security-leaks-than-obama-or-bush/ DEEP STATE: Trump Facing Seven Times More National Security Leaks Than Obama or Bush]. ''Breitbart News''. Retrieved July 7, 2017.</ref> The Russia probe headed by Independent Counsel and former FBI Director [[Robert Mueller]] was founded to have hired investigators extremely biased against President Trump.<ref>Multiple references:
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*[http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2017/12/13/ex-mueller-aides-texts-revealed-read-them-here.html Ex-Mueller aides' texts revealed: Read them here]. ''Fox News''. December 13, 2017. Retrieved January 5, 2018.
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*Singman, Brooke (December 7, 2017). [http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2017/12/07/another-mueller-investigators-democratic-ties-raise-new-bias-questions.html Top Mueller investigator's Democratic ties raise new bias questions]. ''Fox News''. Retrieved January 5, 2018.
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*[http://www.foxnews.com/transcript/2017/12/05/anti-trump-bias-exposed-in-mueller-probe.html Anti-Trump bias exposed in Mueller probe]. ''Fox News''. December 5, 2017. Retrieved January 5, 2018.
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*Chamberlain, Samuel (December 12, 2018). [http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2017/12/12/texts-between-ex-mueller-team-members-emerge-calling-trump-loathsome-human-idiot.html 'F TRUMP': Texts between ex-Mueller team members emerge, calling Trump 'loathsome human,' 'an idiot']. ''Fox News''. Retrieved January 5, 2018.
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*Wong, Kristina (December 13, 2017). [http://www.breitbart.com/big-government/2017/12/13/deepstate-fbi-agents-discussed-protecting-country-trump/ Deepstate: FBI Agents Texted About Protecting Country Against Trump]. ''Breitbart News''. Retrieved January 5, 2018.</ref> Left-wing federal courts also blocked many Trump Administration actions, including President Trump's executive orders regarding sanctuary cities and immigration,<ref>Multiple references:
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*Swoyer, Alex (February 27, 2018). [https://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2018/feb/27/judges-use-nationwide-injunctions-block-donald-tru/ Judges unleash ‘political weapon’ against Trump]. ''The Washington Times''. Retrieved February 28, 2018.
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*[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IgyvPV_Dhb0 Ingraham: Runaway judges vs. the Trump agenda]. ''Fox News'' (via ''YouTube''). February 23, 2018. Retrieved March 1, 2018.
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*Mordock, Jeff (March 10, 2018). [https://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2018/mar/10/ag-sessions-blasts-nationwide-injunctions-federali/ Sessions blasts federal judges for injunctions against Trump administration policies]. ''The Washington Times''. Retrieved March 10, 2018.
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*Shaw, Adam (March 10, 2018). [http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2018/03/10/sessions-slams-activist-judges-for-nationwide-injunctions-on-sanctuary-cities-daca.html Sessions slams 'activist judges' for nationwide injunctions on sanctuary cities, DACA]. ''Fox News''. Retrieved March 10, 2018.
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Specific examples of courts blocking President Trump's immigration agenda:
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*Spiering, Charlie (April 27, 2017). [http://www.breitbart.com/big-government/2017/04/27/donald-trump-blasts-ninth-circuit-for-blocking-sanctuary-cities-order-see-you-in-the-supreme-court/ Donald Trump Blasts Ninth Circuit for Blocking Sanctuary Cities Order: ‘See You in the Supreme Court!’] ''Breitbart News''. Retrieved May 4, 2017.
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*Klukowski, Ken (March 12, 2017). [http://www.breitbart.com/big-government/2017/03/12/federal-court-blocks-immigration-executive-order/ Federal Court Blocks Trump Admin’s Immigration Executive Order]. ''Breitbart News''. Retrieved May 4, 2017.</ref> and Democrat attorneys general were extremely active against the Trump Administration,<ref>Multiple references:
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*Hurley, Lawrence; Chung, Andrew (November 2, 2017). [https://www.reuters.com/article/us-trump-effect-courts/trumps-opponents-race-to-the-courthouse-to-thwart-him-idUSKBN1D21BG Trump's opponents race to the courthouse to thwart him]. ''Reuters''. Retrieved February 27, 2018.
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*Lucas, Fred (February 6, 2018). [http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2018/02/06/democratic-ags-swarm-trump-administration-with-lawsuits.html Democratic AGs swarm Trump administration with lawsuits]. ''Fox News''. Retrieved February 6, 2018.</ref> suing it nearly 50 times in 2017 alone.<ref>Wilson, Reid (January 2, 2018). [http://thehill.com/homenews/state-watch/367147-democratic-ags-sue-trump-at-record-pace Democratic AGs sue Trump at record pace]. ''The Hill''. Retrieved January 3, 2018.</ref>
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After his election, left-wingers labeled themselves as the "resistance" against Trump.<ref>Pollak, Joel B. (December 24, 2017). [http://www.breitbart.com/big-government/2017/12/24/hold-2017-the-year-in-resistance/ 2017: The Year in ‘Resistance’]. ''Breitbart News''. Retrieved December 24, 2017.</ref> As a testament to the deep opposition and hatred towards him by the left-wing, at least 217 violent protestors were arrested in Washington D.C. on Inauguration Day.<ref>Weber, Joseph (January 20, 2017). [http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2017/01/20/trump-supporters-protesters-rally-before-sunrise-on-inauguration-day.html Hundreds of protesters arrested in Inauguration Day clashes]. ''Fox News''. Retrieved March 31, 2017.</ref><ref>Noble, Andrea; McDermott, Ryan M. (January 20, 2017). [http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2017/jan/20/donald-trump-inauguration-protests-begin-turn-viol/ D.C. police report 217 arrested during Inauguration Day riots]. ''The Washington Times''. Retrieved March 31, 2017.</ref> Left-wingers [[Left-wing violence in the Trump era|committed or advocated for many other acts of violence]] against President Trump and his supporters.<ref>Multiple references:
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*Clark, Alex (June 18, 2017). [http://www.breitbart.com/big-government/2017/06/18/a-year-of-hate-9-times-the-radicalized-left-engaged-in-violence-in-the-trump-era/ A Year of Hate: 9 Times the Radicalized Left Engaged in Violence in the Trump Era]. ''Breitbart News''. Retrieved June 18, 2017.
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*Nolte, John (July 5, 2018). [https://www.breitbart.com/big-journalism/2018/07/05/rap-sheet-acts-of-media-approved-violence-and-harassment-against-trump-supporters/ Rap Sheet: ***542** Acts of Media-Approved Violence and Harassment Against Trump Supporters]. ''Breitbart News''. Retrieved August 5, 2018.
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*Brooks, Dave (June 16, 2017). [http://dailycaller.com/2017/06/16/this-list-of-attacks-against-conservatives-is-mind-blowing/ This List of Attacks Against Conservatives is Mind Blowing]. ''The Daily Caller''. Retrieved August 5, 2018.
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*Adelmann, Bob (August 5, 2018). [https://www.thenewamerican.com/usnews/politics/item/29388-the-war-on-trump-from-confrontation-to-harassment-to-violence The War On Trump: From Confrontation to Harassment to … Violence?]. ''The New American''. Retrieved August 5, 2018.</ref> It was reported in early February 2017 that 12,000 tweets already had called for Trump's assassination.<ref>[http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-4189124/More-12-000-tweets-call-Trump-s-assassination.html#ixzz4k0h0zXDl More than 12,000 tweets have called for Trump's assassination since the inauguration]. ''Daily Mail''. Retrieved June 18, 2017.</ref> The mainstream media helped promote such violence.<ref>Harper, Jennifer (June 15, 2017). [http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2017/jun/15/inside-the-beltway-media-lies-that-radicalized-the/ Expert identifies top media lies ‘that radicalized the violent left’]. ''The Washington Times''. Retrieved June 17, 2017.</ref> In addition to domestic opposition, President Trump, and by extension, the United States, was strongly opposed by non-Americans compared to the Obama Administration, despite a majority of non-Americans believing Trump to be a strong leader.<ref>Multiple references:
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*Ault, Nicole (June 27, 2017). [http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2017/jun/27/donald-trumps-low-ratings-call-caution-not-despair/ Trump’s low global ratings call for caution, not despair]. ''The Washington Times''. Retrieved June 28, 2017.
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*Wike, Richard; Stokes, Bruce; Poushter, Jacob; Fetterolf (June 26, 2017). [http://www.pewglobal.org/2017/06/26/u-s-image-suffers-as-publics-around-world-question-trumps-leadership/ U.S. Image Suffers as Publics Around World Question Trump’s Leadership]. ''Pew Research Center''. Retrieved July 21, 2017.
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However, it was reported in July 2017 that tourism to the United States continued to rise in 2017:
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*Zanona, Melanie (July 5, 2017). [http://thehill.com/policy/transportation/340728-international-travel-to-us-on-the-rise International travel to US on the rise]. ''The Hill''. Retrieved July 6, 2017.</ref> The [[mainstream media]] frequently attacked President Trump and his supporters,<ref>Multiple references:
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*Gainor, Dan (August 5, 2018). [http://www.foxnews.com/opinion/2018/08/05/dan-gainor-insults-never-stop-anti-trump-media-just-can-t-help-themselves.html Dan Gainor: The insults, they never stop! Anti-Trump media just can’t help themselves]. ''Fox News''. Retrieved August 5, 2018.
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*Kirkwood, R. Cort (August 5, 2018). [https://www.thenewamerican.com/usnews/politics/item/29693-acosta-media-push-trump-derangement-syndrome Acosta, Media Push Trump Derangement Syndrome]. ''The New American''. Retrieved August 5, 2018.
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*Kirkwood, R. Cort (August 5, 2018). [https://www.thenewamerican.com/usnews/politics/item/29691-trump-derangement-syndrome-intensifies-among-anti-trump-left Trump Derangement Syndrome Intensifies Among Anti-Trump Left]. ''The New American''. Retrieved August 5, 2018.</ref> even to the point of promoting violence against them.<ref>Multiple references:
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*Nolte, John (August 3, 2018). [https://www.breitbart.com/big-journalism/2018/08/03/nolte-establishment-media-normalize-racism-and-hate/ Nolte: Establishment Media Normalize Racism and Hate]. ''Breitbart News''. Retrieved August 3, 2018.
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*Nolte, John (August 6, 2018). [https://www.breitbart.com/big-journalism/2018/08/06/nolte-heres-proof-the-establishment-media-encourage-violence-against-trump-supporters/ Nolte: Here’s Proof the Establishment Media Encourage Violence Against Trump Supporters]. ''Breitbart News''. Retrieved August 6, 2018.</ref>
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In addition to the above, Senate Democrats unduly delayed President Trump's nominees at historic and unprecedented proportions<ref>Multiple references:
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*Crowe, Jack (June 13, 2017). [http://dailycaller.com/2017/06/13/wapo-fact-checkers-surprised-to-find-trump-claim-correct/ WaPo Fact Checkers Surprised To Find Trump Claim ‘Correct’]. ''The Daily Caller''. Retrieved June 13, 2017.
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*Singman, Brooke (April 28, 2017). [http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2017/04/28/trump-has-his-cabinet-but-lagging-behind-on-other-appointments.html Trump has his Cabinet, but lagging behind on other appointments]. ''Fox News''. Retrieved June 5, 2018.
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*Rivkin Jr., David B.; Shu, John (August 2, 2018). [https://www.wsj.com/articles/the-senates-unprecedented-obstruction-1533250131 The Senate’s Unprecedented Obstruction]. ''The Wall Street Journal''. Retrieved August 3, 2018.</ref> – by February 8, 2017, only [[George Washington]] had fewer cabinet nominees confirmed by this length of time into his presidency.<ref>Multiple references:
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*Singman, Brooke (February 8, 2017). [http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2017/02/08/trump-facing-historic-delays-in-confirmation-push.html Trump facing historic delays in confirmation push]. ''Fox News''. Retrieved February 8, 2017.
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*Bluey, Rob (February 13, 2017). [https://www.dailysignal.com/2017/02/13/trump-has-fewest-cabinet-secretaries-confirmed-since-george-washington/ Trump Has Fewest Cabinet Secretaries Confirmed Since George Washington]. ''The Daily Signal''. Retrieved May 3, 2018.</ref> Trump's last cabinet secretary was confirmed on April 27, 2017,<ref>Kellman, Laurie (April 27, 2017). [http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2017/apr/27/alex-acosta-trumps-secretary-labor-confirmed/ Senate confirms last member of Trump cabinet at 100th day in office nears]. ''The Washington Times''. Retrieved April 27, 2017.</ref> and his last cabinet-level member assumed office on May 15, 2017.<ref>Moons, Michelle (May 15, 2017). [http://www.breitbart.com/big-government/2017/05/15/trump-cabinet-complete-swearing-u-s-trade-representative-lighthizer/ President Donald Trump’s Cabinet Complete with Swearing-In of U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer]. ''Breitbart News''. Retrieved May 16, 2017.</ref> The GOP establishment also blocked President Trump's [[conservative]] agenda.<ref>Multiple references:
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*Starr, Penny (November 9, 2017). [http://www.breitbart.com/big-government/2017/11/09/gop-continues-to-block-president-trumps-agenda-one-year-after-election/ GOP Continues to Block President Trump’s Agenda One Year After Election]. ''Breitbart News''. Retrieved November 9, 2017.
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*Williams, Joe (December 19, 2017). [https://www.rollcall.com/news/politics/republican-senate-starting-block-trump-nominees Republican Senate Starting to Block Trump Nominees]. ''Roll Call''. Retrieved January 4, 2018.
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*Adragna, Anthony (February 8, 2018). [https://www.politico.com/story/2018/02/08/republicans-trump-nominees-397714 GOP friendly fire imperils Trump nominees]. ''Politico''. Retrieved February 8, 2018.
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*Wallner, James (March 26, 2018). [https://www.washingtonexaminer.com/opinion/republicans-are-making-it-harder-to-confirm-trumps-nominees Republicans are making it harder to confirm Trump's nominees]. ''Washington Examiner''. Retrieved March 26, 2018.</ref>
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President Trump was still able to implement new policies and roll back Obama's policies despite the opposition against him,<ref>Multiple references:
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*Williams, Thomas D. (December 12, 2017). [http://www.breitbart.com/big-government/2017/12/12/huffpo-laments-that-one-year-in-trump-is-winning/ HuffPo Laments That One Year in, ‘Trump Is Winning’]. ''Breitbart News''. Retrieved December 13, 2017.
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Higgins, Heather R. (December 25, 2017). [http://thehill.com/opinion/white-house/366408-against-the-odds-trumps-agenda-owned-2017 Against the odds, Trump's agenda owned 2017]. ''The Hill''. Retrieved December 28, 2017.</ref> which served as a distraction from the changes being made.<ref>Multiple references:
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*Graham, David A. (August 2, 2017). [https://www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2017/08/what-trump-is-actually-accomplishing/535458/ Trump Has Quietly Accomplished More Than It Appears]. ''The Atlantic''. Retrieved August 2, 2017.
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*[http://www.breitbart.com/big-journalism/2017/06/05/huffington-post-donald-trump-russia-conspiracies/ Huffington Post: Trump ‘Has Fundamentally Changed The Country’ While Left Chases Russia Conspiracies]. ''Breitbart News''. June 5, 2017. Retrieved June 10, 2017.
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*Vinik, Danny (December 29, 2017). [https://www.politico.com/agenda/story/2017/12/29/138-trump-policy-changes-2017-000603 138 things Trump did this year while you weren't looking]. ''Politico''. Retrieved December 29, 2017.
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*Williams, Thomas D. (January 19, 2018). [http://www.breitbart.com/big-government/2018/01/19/usa-today-media-pay-more-attention-to-trump-tweets-than-policy/ USA Today: Media Pay More Attention to Trump Tweets than Policy]. ''Breitbart News''. Retrieved January 19, 2018.</ref>
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==See also==
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*[[Trump effect]]
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*[[Donald Trump and nationalism]]
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===Regarding Trump's presidency===
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*[[Cabinet of Donald Trump]]
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*[[Trump Administration]]
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===Regarding leftists and Trump===
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*[[Trump Derangement Syndrome]]
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*[[Liberal denialism and Donald Trump]]
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*[[American liberalism and 21st century political losses]]
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*[[Mainstream media and Donald Trump]]
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==References==
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==Further reading==
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*Black, Conrad (2018). ''Donald J. Trump: A President Like No Other''. Washington, D.C.: Regnery Publishing. ISBN: 9781621577874.
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==External links==
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*[http://www.wnd.com/2018/02/4621979/ Big List of 178 Trump accomplishments in 389 days], ''WND'', February 11, 2018.
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*[http://www.magapill.com/ MAGAPILL.com], list of Trump Administration achievements
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'''First 100 days:'''
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*[http://www.breitbart.com/trump-100-days/ ''The First 100 Days of Trump: Breitbart Special Report''], by Breitbart News (eBook)[http://www.breitbart.com/big-government/2017/05/01/breitbart-news-releases-e-book-first-100-days-trump/]
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*[https://www.thenewamerican.com/usnews/politics/item/25190-trump-s-first-100-days Trump's First 100 Days], by ''The New American''
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*[http://www.thegatewaypundit.com/2017/04/draft-complete-list-of-president-trumps-accomplishments-in-his-first-100-days/ Complete List of President Trump’s Major Accomplishments in First 100 Days], by Jim Hoft of the ''The Gateway Pundit''
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*[http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2017/02/03/list-trumps-executive-orders.html List of Trump's executive orders during his first 100 days in office], on [[Fox News]]
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'''2017 achievements:'''
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*[https://www.washingtonexaminer.com/year-one-list-81-major-trump-achievements-11-obama-legacy-items-repealed Year One List: 81 major Trump achievements, 11 Obama legacy items repealed], by the ''Washington Examiner''
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*[http://www.breitbart.com/big-government/2017/12/28/top-12-maga-moments-trumps-first-year-president/ Top 12 MAGA Moments in Donald Trump’s First Year as President], by ''Breitbart News''
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*[http://thehill.com/homenews/administration/366429-trumps-top-10-accomplishments-of-2017 Trump’s top 10 accomplishments of 2017], by ''The Hill''
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*[https://www.realclearpolitics.com/articles/2017/12/30/trumps_2017_top_10_achievements_135885.html Trump's 2017 Top 10 Achievements], by ''RealClearPolitics''
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