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Trump Campaign Promise Tracker

Donald Trump won the 2016 election and made some bold promises. This page will track his administration’s ability to live up to every single one of them. Don’t see a promise listed that you remember him making or feel that tracking information should be updated? Just let us know in the comment section below.

Trump’s Campaign Promises and Status

Campaign PromiseStatusNotes
Get manufacturers to stop sending jobs overseasIn-progress- Carrier has announced an agreement with Trump to keep a plant in Indiana open saving 1,000 jobs
- Ford pulls back plans to move SUV production to Mexico after meeting with Trump
- Apple has parts suppliers, currently overseas, examine moving manufacturing to the United States
Secure the BorderIn-Progress- Authorized 5,000 more border control agents
- EO authorizing wall planning activities
- Wall prototypes built and undergoing testing
Repeal and Replace the Affordable Care ActOn-hold- EO ordering agencies not to apply Obamacare penalties
- American Health Care Act bill pulled from consideration after republicans failed to get enough votes
Strengthen the MilitaryIn-progress
Renegotiate NAFTAin-progress- announced that NAFTA will be renegotiated or U.S. will pull out
- in negotiations with NAFTA partners
Get rid of all of Obama's Executive Ordersin-progress
Nominate a Constitutional Conservative to the Supreme CourtDelivered- Nominated Judge Neil Gorsuch
Drop out of Paris Accordin-progress- Trump told NY Times press that he won't pull out right away and would examine impacts to U.S.
Get rid of Iran Nuke Dealrecent protests in Iran may trigger this in early 2018
Defeat ISISIn-progress, going well- pushed ISIS out of its strongholds in Iraq
Deport illegal aliensIn-progress- EO signed on border security and illegal immigration enforcement
- Border crossings arrests at all-time low, deportations at all time high (Dec. 2017)
Appoint special prosecutor to find the truth about Hillary Clinton and her corrupt foundationFailed- announced that he would be directing his ambassadors to request foreign governments to investigate ties with Clinton Foundation
- foreign nations pulled funding for Clinton Global Initiative after the request to investigate. The funding losses resulted in the closure of the "charity"
- has announced publicly that he would not be appointing a special prosecutor nor would he go after the Clintons or their foundation
Lobbying BanDelivered- EO forbidding Executive Branch staff from lobbying for 5 years after leaving office
Reduce regulationsIn-Progress- signed EO requiring that for every 1 new reg, 2 must be eliminated
- signed EO to reduce coal/gas regs
- announced in first 100-day plan that he would require every new regulation be accompanied by two old ones being erased.
- 18 regulations repealed for every 1 enacted
Hiring freeze on all federal employeesDelivered- EO ordering hiring and pay freeze signed
Constitutional amendment forcing congressional Term LimitsNot Started
Comprehensive Tax ReformPartially delivered- Tax cuts delivered in 2017, but comprehensive reform was not.
Move U.S. Embassy in Israel to Jerusalem and officially recognize as capitalPartially delivered- Announced Dec. 2017 that the embassy would be moved over next 3-4 years
- Signed proclamation officially recognizing Jerusalem as capital of Israel
READ:  President Donald Trump’s Schedule for Friday, March 23, 2018


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  1. There are lots of others on his Contract with the American Voter, which is linked here. https://assets.donaldjtrump.com/_landings/contract/O-TRU-102316-Contractv02.pdf

  2. Lobbyist ban – five-year ban on White House and
    Congressional officials becoming lobbyists after they
    leave government service
    Source: https://assets.donaldjtrump.com/_landings/contract/O-TRU-102316-Contractv02.pdf

  3. Reduce regulations – requirement that for every new federal regulation,
    two existing regulations must be eliminated
    Source: https://assets.donaldjtrump.com/_landings/contract/O-TRU-102316-Contractv02.pdf

  4. Term Limits – Propose a constitutional amendment to
    impose term limits on all members of Congress.
    Source: https://assets.donaldjtrump.com/_landings/contract/O-TRU-102316-Contractv02.pdf

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