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Donald Trump Presidency

Donald Trump Presidency

Full Name
Donald Trump Presidency
Start Date
2017

The Presidency of Donald Trump began when he was inaugurated as the 45th president of the United States, succeeding Barack Obama. With his campaign slogan “Make America Great Again”, he had contributed many accomplishments during his presidency. His accomplishments include the 4 million jobs created since the election, with more Americans employed. Trump’s most lasting impact on the country will be the reshaping of the federal judiciary. Trump’s presidency is also marked with declines, some of these declines include the family separations and the deaths of migrant children, his decision to withdraw the US from the 2015 nuclear deal, and numerous environmental protections being rolled back. His final year of term was marked by the COVID-19 pandemic, and he was impeached in the House of Representatives on December 18, 2019.

Economic Impacts of Trump Presidency
  • Significant cut in regulations
  • Significant reduction in new regulations
  • Business and Individual Tax Cuts (Tax Cuts and Job Act of 2017)
  • Reduced Unemployment (circa 2018)
  • Boosted Growth (circa 2018)
  • Improved relations with North Korea (circa 2018)


  • There has been a strong media bias against Trump before and throughout his presidency


Immigration Reform

  • Administration limited the number of H2-B Visas that the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) could issue
  • Let some employers (including landscapers) without any employees
  • Concerns that this may lead to rising wages and inflation

Trump & Judicial Branch

  • With Republican Control of Senate, has opportunity to appoint many conservative judges


Trump & Federal Reserve Board

  • Trump has the opportunity to reshape the Federal Reserve Board of Governors
  • Has appointed 3 governorships
  • Has appointed Fed Chairman (Powell)
  • Ability to appoint 3 more Governors
  • Overall has the ability to fill 5 /  Governor seats