Trump calls 100-day benchmark 'ridiculous'
- Author: Larry Hoffman Apr 23, 2017,
Apr 23, 2017, 12:36
And those conversations can start by considering: "President Trump's "America First" policy, and what it means to different people; the administration's impact on the health of the stock market and our economy; the team that the president has assembled; and whether it's the media, or the president, that's under attack".
'No administration has accomplished more in the first 90 days - that includes on military, on the border, on trade, on regulation, on law enforcement - we love our law enforcement - and on government reform, ' Trump declared this week in Wisconsin.
Trump's travel ban, an executive order he signed shortly after taking office which prevented people from seven predominantly Muslim countries from entering the USA, has faced a number of judicial challenges and is now on hold.
But perhaps most problematic of all, at least from the White House's perspective, is the fact Trump can't dismiss the 100-day standard as "ridiculous" because he's already invested so much energy making the opposite argument. In addition, he has signed multiple executive orders meant to roll back policies of the Obama administration.
That would be hard enough in ordinary times, given the ultimatums being tossed back and forth across the aisle. " His contract with the American voter also gave 100 days as the benchmark for success". Trump told Americans, repeatedly and explicitly, that evidence of his greatness would unfold within his first 100 days in the White House.
On his first full day in office, Trump sent Spicer to lecture the press on the size of the crowd that attended his inauguration.
But Trump is unlikely to have any real legislative achievements under his belt by April 29.
Trump: "The weak illegal immigration policies of the Obama Admin. allowed bad MS 13 gangs to form in cities across US We are removing them fast!" the president said. Nobody's ever seen such a positive response on our behalf from China, and then the fake media goes 'Donald Trump has changed his stance on China.' I haven't changed my stance, " the president said in a Fox interview. President Bill Clinton, the next-lowest ranked, had an average approval rating of 55 percent for that time period, while Presidents Barack Obama and George W. Bush enjoyed first-quarter ratings of 63 percent and 58 percent, respectively.