Tax Reform: Trump signed the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act into law in December 2017, which aimed to lower individual and corporate tax rates, increase the standard deduction, and simplify the tax code. Deregulation: Trump pursued an agenda of reducing federal regulations across industries, with the goal of promoting economic growth and business development. Immigration and Border Security: Trump focused on stricter immigration policies, including the attempt to build a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border and increased enforcement measures. Trade: Trump pursued a protectionist trade policy, imposing tariffs on various goods and engaging in trade negotiations with countries like China and renegotiating trade deals like NAFTA (replaced by USMCA). Foreign Policy: Trump's foreign policy approach was marked by an "America First" ideology, which emphasized prioritizing U.S. interests in international relations, renegotiating international agreements, and engaging in diplomatic efforts with countries like North Korea. Healthcare: Trump sought to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare), but those efforts did not result in a successful overhaul of the healthcare system. Environmental Policies: Trump withdrew the United States from the Paris Agreement on climate change and rolled back several environmental regulations aimed at curbing emissions and protecting natural resources. Criminal Justice Reform: Trump signed the First Step Act into law, aimed at reforming certain aspects of the criminal justice system, including reducing sentences for some nonviolent drug offenders. Foreign Aid: The Trump administration placed conditions on foreign aid to certain countries and reduced funding to international organizations like the United Nations. North American Trade Deals: Trump renegotiated the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) and replaced it with the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA). Space Policy: Trump signed directives aimed at advancing space exploration and establishing a U.S. Space Force as a new branch of the military. Education: Trump advocated for school choice and sought to reduce the federal role in education policy. Health Care: While the Trump administration was unable to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act (ACA), it did take steps to modify certain aspects of the healthcare system, such as expanding the use of short-term health insurance plans and promoting association health plans. Veterans Affairs: Trump signed legislation to improve accountability at the Department of Veterans Affairs, making it easier to fire employees for misconduct and enhance veterans' access to care. Infrastructure: Trump proposed an infrastructure plan that aimed to invest in upgrading and modernizing the nation's infrastructure, including roads, bridges, and airports. However, the plan did not gain significant traction in Congress. Opioid Crisis: The administration declared the opioid epidemic a public health emergency and took various steps to combat opioid addiction, including increased funding for prevention, treatment, and law enforcement efforts. Criminal Justice and Police Reform: Beyond the First Step Act, the administration supported law enforcement, including by advocating for "law and order" policies and pushing back against calls for extensive police reform. Education: Trump and Education Secretary Betsy DeVos advocated for school choice and sought to expand charter schools and voucher programs. Net Neutrality: The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) under Trump repealed the net neutrality regulations that were put in place during the Obama administration. Iran Nuclear Deal: Trump withdrew the United States from the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), commonly known as the Iran nuclear deal, and reimposed sanctions on Iran. Middle East Policy: The administration recognized Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and moved the U.S. embassy there. Trump also brokered diplomatic agreements between Israel and several Arab states. China Policy: The administration pursued a more confrontational approach towards China on trade and other issues, leading to a trade war with tariffs on Chinese goods. LGBTQ+ Rights: The administration took various stances that were seen as rolling back LGBTQ+ rights, including banning transgender individuals from serving in the military and challenging protections against discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity. Federal Judiciary: Trump appointed three Supreme Court justices and numerous federal judges, shaping the judiciary with conservative nominees. Environmental Policies: The administration rolled back various environmental regulations aimed at reducing greenhouse gas emissions and protecting endangered species. 2:42 PM · MMS Travel Bans: The Trump administration issued multiple executive orders attempting to restrict travel from certain countries deemed to pose security risks, commonly referred to as "travel bans." These orders faced legal challenges and revisions. Census Citizenship Question: The administration sought to add a citizenship question to the 2020 Census, but the Supreme Court ultimately blocked the question's inclusion. Space Exploration: The administration directed NASA to focus on space exploration, with a goal of returning astronauts to the Moon and eventually sending them to Mars. Social Media and Free Speech: Trump frequently criticized social media platforms for alleged bias against conservative voices, leading to discussions about free speech and Section 230 protections for online platforms. Gun Rights: The administration supported gun rights and Second Amendment protections, opposing stricter gun control measures. Farm and Agriculture Policies: The administration provided financial assistance to farmers impacted by trade disputes and renegotiated trade agreements that affected agricultural exports. National Security and Terrorism: The administration maintained a focus on national security and counterterrorism efforts, continuing military operations against terrorist organizations. Native American Policy: Trump signed the Savanna's Act and the Not Invisible Act, aimed at addressing the issue of missing and murdered Indigenous women and improving coordination on Native American issues. Federal Reserve and Monetary Policy: Trump was vocal about the Federal Reserve's monetary policies and expressed his views on interest rates and inflation. Energy Policies: The administration supported the expansion of domestic energy production, including the promotion of coal, oil, and natural gas industries. Voting Rights: The administration established the Presidential Advisory Commission on Election Integrity, which was later disbanded, to investigate alleged voter fraud. Foreign Relations: Trump engaged in multiple high-profile summits with world leaders, including North Korea's Kim Jong-un and Russia's Vladimir Putin, aiming to address issues of global concern. Immigration Family Separation: The administration implemented a policy to separate children from their parents at the U.S. border, leading to widespread controversy and public outcry. Border Wall Funding: The administration sought funding from Congress to construct a border wall along the U.S.-Mexico border, a highly contentious and debated issue. Education and Title IX: The Department of Education under Secretary Betsy DeVos implemented changes to Title IX regulations, altering how colleges and universities handle sexual misconduct cases. TBH I agree with 90% of that. The main disagreement I have is with environmental policies but these changes were not extreme Net Neutrality would be second