5 things President Donald Trump accomplished in his first 100 days in office

Like many other men who held the office President Trump had an up and down first 100 day’s in office

The first 100 day’s of President Donald Trump’s is no different in many ways than the 44 men who held the office before him. Trump had some good day’s and some bad one’s to be sure. So, let’s take a look at the five biggest accomplishments that he had in his first 100 days in the White House.

  1. Let’s begin with getting the nomination and confirmation of Neil Gorsuch as a justice on the Supreme Court. He won universal praise from all the Republicans both in the House as well as the Senate for the man who will replace justice Antonin Scalia on the high court.

He did need an assist from Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to get it done. But it is President Trumps biggest win in the first 100 days in office.

2. He stopped the United States from getting into The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), or the Trans Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA), a trade agreement between Australia, Brunei, Canada, Chile, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Peru, Singapore, the United States and Vietnam.

President Trump thought that it was a NAFTA type agreement that would be unfair to business’s here in the United States. It was another promise to his base and he kept it.

3. He started the process for the Keystone XL pipeline to get started. The president signed a memorandum to allow the operator, TransCanada to re-submit a permit application for the pipeline to cross from Western Canada to the United States and transport more than 800,000 barrels of oil a day. The State Department issued that permit March 24. So promise made and promise kept.

4. President Trump kept his promise to coal miners by Trump signing an executive order regarding energy policy in late March — it included repealing federal regulations that limit carbon dioxide emissions from power plants, barring new coal mines, and ending the Obama admiration’s climate directives.

5. He also kept his process of cutting back on federal agencies by using an executive order to do the carving. Two of the biggest losers were the Education Department and the Environmental Protection Agency, as his fiscal year 2018 budget request for both is 13 percent and 31 percent, respectively, below last year’s levels.

There were a number of executive orders that he signed that may or may not be note worthy in his second 100 day’s in office. However, for now these are the big five accomplishments he can be proud of going forward.

Jim Williams is the Washington Bureau Chief, Digital Director as well as the Director of Special Projects for Genesis Communications. He is starting his third year as part of the team. This is Williams 40th year in the media business, and in that time he has served in a number of capacities. He is a seven time Emmy Award winning television producer, director, writer and executive. He has developed four regional sports networks, directed over 2,000 live sporting events including basketball, football, baseball hockey, soccer and even polo to name a few sports. Major events include three Olympic Games, two World Cups, two World Series, six NBA Playoffs, four Stanley Cup Playoffs, four NCAA Men’s National Basketball Championship Tournaments (March Madness), two Super Bowl and over a dozen college bowl games. On the entertainment side Williams was involved s and directed over 500 concerts for Showtime, Pay Per View and MTV Networks.