Trump’s Lies, Falsehoods, and Assault on American Progressive Ideals

A Partial Record of Trump’s Executive Orders & Directives

Weekly entries are posted in descending order.

Trump Chokes

Fourteenth Week of the Trump Presidency

  • Trump has only introduced 1 out of the 10 major pieces of legislation for whose passage he vowed to fight in the first 100 days of his administration.
  • Trump’s new tax plan overwhelmingly favors the rich. It cuts corporate taxes to 15%, repeals the inheritance tax, and cuts the capital gains tax which funds the ACA. Cost analysis projects that trillions of dollars will be added to the national debt.
  • Trump is hoping to give a 4 billion dollar tax cut to his kids as he takes away health care from millions of Americans. Many are cautiously optimistic that Trumpcare 2 will fail to get to a floor vote due to bipartisan opposition.
  • Trump said he is considering proposals to dissolve the 9th circuit court for blocking his executive orders. The court contends they are unconstitutional.
  • Trump wants to completely defund the state department’s Office for International Women’s Empowerment.
  • Trump threatened Canadians that he would pull the U.S. out of NAFTA over milk and softwoods, but then said that instead of abandoning NAFTA, he may renegotiate it.
  • Trump signed an executive order instructing the Department of the Interior to review all national monuments created through the “Antiquities Act” since (more…)

Trump Gets Navy Seal Killed

Trump Gets Navy Seal Killed By Moving Forward On Operation Without Sufficient Intelligence: Sarah Jones

Donald Trump bungled his first operation as Commander-in-Chief. Trump ordered the raid without “sufficient intelligence, ground support or adequate backup preparations,” according to a Reuters report. For this, the Trump administration blamed Obama. Again.

Donald Trump bungled his first operation as Commander-in-Chief. Trump ordered the raid without “sufficient intelligence, ground support or adequate backup preparations,” according to a Reuters report.

The Navy SEAL raid on al Qaeda in Yemen over the weekend resulted in the death of U.S. Navy SEAL William “Ryan” Owens and non-combatant civilian deaths, (more…)