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What is Trump planning to do in his first 100 days? A lot.

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As of November 9, 2016, we are 2 months and 11 days away from Donald Trump taking over the White House as the 45th President of the United States. 

During his victory speech, Trump said he wanted to work for all Americans and pushed for unity among a divided country. So what is Trump planning to do in his first 100 days as President? 

His website has a "100-day action plan to Make America Great Again," which he says is a contract between him and the American voter that will "restore honesty, accountability and bring change to Washington." 

Among the plans on Trump's action item list is a lifetime ban on White House officials lobbying on behalf of foreign government, removal of more than 2 million criminal illegal immigrants, a renegotiation of NAFTA, canceling "unconstitutional" orders issued by President Obama, cancelling federal funding to sanctuary cities, withdrawal from Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), and more. 

According to his website, "broader legislative measures" Trump plans to introduce during his first three months as President include: 

  • Repeal and replace Obamacare Act
    • Fully repeals Obamacare and replaces it with Health Savings Accounts, the ability to purchase health insurance across state lines and lets states manage Medicaid funds. Reforms will also include cutting the red tape at the FDA: there are over 4,000 drugs awaiting approval, and we especially want to speed the approval of life-saving medications.
  • Affordable Childcare and Eldercare Act
    • Allows Americans to deduct childcare and eldercare from their taxes, incentivizes employers to provide on-site childcare services and creates tax-free dependent care savings accounts for both young and elderly dependents, with matching contributions for low-income families.
  • End Illegal Immigration Act
    • Fully funds the construction of a wall on our southern border with the full understanding that the country of Mexico will be reimbursing the United States for the full cost of such wall; establishes a two-year mandatory minimum federal prison sentence for illegally re-entering the U.S. after a previous deportation, and a five-year mandatory minimum federal prison sentence for illegally re-entering for those with felony convictions, multiple misdemeanor convictions or two or more prior deportations; also reforms visa rules to enhance penalties for overstaying and to ensure open jobs are offered to American workers first.
  • End Offshoring Act
    • Establishes tariffs to discourage companies from laying off their workers in order to relocate in other countries and ship their products back to the U.S. tax-free.
  • Middle-Class Tax Relief and Simplification Act
    • An economic plan designed to grow the economy 4% per year and create at least 25 million new jobs through massive tax reduction and simplification, in combination with trade reform, regulatory relief and lifting the restrictions on American energy. The largest tax reductions are for the middle class. A middle-class family with two children will get a 35% tax cut. The current number of brackets will be reduced from seven to three, and tax forms will likewise be greatly simplified. The business rate will be lowered from 35% to 15%, and the trillions of dollars of American corporate money overseas can now be brought back at a 10% rate.
  • School Choice and Education Opportunity Act
    • Redirects education dollars to give parents the right to send their kid to the public, private, charter, magnet, religious or home school of their choice. Ends Common Core and brings education supervision to local communities. It expands vocational and technical education, and makes two- and four-year college more affordable.
  • Restoring Community Safety Act
    • Reduces surging crime, drugs, and violence by creating a task force on violent crime and increasing funding for programs that train and assist local police; increases resources for federal law enforcement agencies and federal prosecutors to dismantle criminal gangs and put violent offenders behind bars.
  • Restoring National Security Act
    • Rebuilds our military by eliminating the defense sequester and expanding military investment; provides veterans with the ability to receive public VA treatment or attend the private doctor of their choice; protects our vital infrastructure from cyber-attack; establishes new screening procedures for immigration to ensure those who are admitted to our country support our people and our values.
  • Clean Up Corruption in Washington Act
    • Enacts new ethics reforms to drain the swamp and reduce the corrupting influence of special interests on our politics.

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