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What are Donald Trump's policy goals for his second term?

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  • What are Donald Trump's policy goals for his second term?

    Does he have anything new on his agenda? Or are we just going to repeal Obama care on day one and then build a beautiful border wall that Mexico is going to pay for. Hillary Clinton hasn't been locked up. So do we continue to pursue these unfinished projects. Of course we will want to enhance our friendship with North Korea and Russia. What would you like to see him achieve in his second term?

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    Originally posted by redrover View Post
    Does he have anything new on his agenda? Or are we just going to repeal Obama care on day one and then build a beautiful border wall that Mexico is going to pay for.
    Get those items completed, yes.

    Keep making our economy better and making trade policy that's fair to America - for once.

    Originally posted by redrover View Post
    Hillary Clinton hasn't been locked up.
    Unfortunately

    Originally posted by redrover View Post
    So do we continue to pursue these unfinished projects. Of course we will want to enhance our friendship with North Korea and Russia.
    Get them finished.

    Originally posted by redrover View Post
    What would you like to see him achieve in his second term?
    To continue doing things that are favorable to America & the American people.

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    • #3
      Well, mixed in promises vs. delivered (and that's even from the leftist PolitiFact fact checking web site), often by actions from Democrats that are actively obstructing what appears to be commonsense solutions to the problem. Of well, that's kinda what opposing political parties do.

      Even so, that's still are far sight better than most other administrations, from what memory serves.

      Take no salary

      The Promise:
      "If I'm elected president, I'm accepting no salary."

      Update: Trump donates 2019 salary to USDA, surgeon general
      Declare China a currency manipulator

      The Promise:
      "Instruct the Treasury Secretary to label China a currency manipulator."

      Update: Trump delivers on promise as Treasury brands China a currency manipulator
      Reverse Barack Obama's Cuba policy

      The Promise:
      The presidents one-sided deal for Cuba and with Cuba benefits only the Castro regime but all the concessions that Barack Obama has granted the Castro Regime was done through executive order, which means they can be undone and that is what I intend to do unless the Castro Regime meets our demands.

      Update: Trump travel restrictions continue rollback of Obamas Cuba policy
      Make no cuts to Medicare

      The Promise:
      Im not going to cut Social Security like every other Republican and Im not going to cut Medicare or Medicaid.

      Update: Democrats say latest Trump budget cuts Medicare, but its not that simple
      Build a wall, and make Mexico pay for it

      The Promise:
      "I would build a great wall, and nobody builds walls better than me, believe me, and Ill build them very inexpensively. I will build a great great wall on our southern border and Ill have Mexico pay for that wall."

      Update: Donald Trump stalls on promise to build a wall, have Mexico pay for it
      Cancel all funding of sanctuary cities

      The Promise:
      "We will end the sanctuary cities that have resulted in so many needless deaths. Cities that refuse to cooperate with federal authorities will not receive taxpayer dollars, and we will work with Congress to pass legislation to protect those jurisdictions that do assist federal authorities.

      Update: Despite efforts, Donald Trump fails to cut funding from sanctuary cities
      Get Congress to allow health insurance across state lines

      The Promise:
      The insurance companies are getting rich off health care and health insurance and everything having to do with health. Were going to end that. Were going to take out the artificial boundaries, the artificial lines. Were going to get a plan where people compete, free enterprise.

      Update: Some new rules, but the lines remain
      Terminate Barack Obama's immigration executive orders 'immediately'

      The Promise:
      "Immediately terminate President Obamas two illegal executive amnesties (Deferred Action for Parents of Americans and Lawful Permanent Residents and Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals). All immigration laws will be enforced -- we will triple the number of ICE agents. Anyone who enters the U.S. illegally is subject to deportation. That is what it means to have laws and to have a country."

      Update: DACA remains, but Trump administration eliminated DAPA
      Establish a commission on radical Islam

      The Promise:
      One of my first acts as president will be to establish a commission on radical Islam which will include reformist voices in the Muslim community who will hopefully work with us."

      Update: No signs of a commission
      Have mandatory minimum sentences for criminals caught trying to enter the United States illegally

      The Promise:
      "On my first day in office, I am also going to ask Congress to pass 'Kates Law' named for Kate Steinle to ensure that criminal aliens convicted of illegal re-entry receive strong mandatory minimum sentences."

      Update: No new public push from Trump for mandatory minimum sentences for illegal re-entry
      Remove criminal undocumented immigrants

      The Promise:
      A Trump administration will stop illegal immigration, deport all criminal aliens, and save American lives.

      Update: More criminals in the country illegally are deported
      Ask countries we protect to pay more for joint defense

      The Promise:
      "I think NATO's great. But it's got to be modernized. And countries that we're protecting have to pay what they're supposed to be paying."

      Update: Trump furthers NATO's spending trend
      Rebuild the U.S. Navy toward the goal of 350 ships

      The Promise:
      "We will build a Navy of 350 surface ships and submarines as recommended by the bipartisan National Defense Panel."

      Update: Naval fleet expansion stays the course
      End birthright citizenship

      The Promise:
      "End birthright citizenship."

      Update: Donald Trump stalls on promise to end birthright citizenship
      Reverse Barack Obama's Cuba policy

      The Promise:
      The presidents one-sided deal for Cuba and with Cuba benefits only the Castro regime but all the concessions that Barack Obama has granted the Castro Regime was done through executive order, which means they can be undone and that is what I intend to do unless the Castro Regime meets our demands.

      Update: Trump partially rolls back Obama's Cuba policy
      https://www.politifact.com/truth-o-m...s/trumpometer/

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      • #4
        Originally posted by eohrnberger View Post
        Well, mixed in promises vs. delivered (and that's even from the leftist PolitiFact fact checking web site), often by actions from Democrats that are actively obstructing what appears to be commonsense solutions to the problem. Of well, that's kinda what opposing political parties do.

        Even so, that's still are far sight better than most other administrations, from what memory serves.
        I thought he had already rolled back everything Obama achieved. In typical Trump style he'll just say we'll see. But we do know that he fix any problem facing the country with a few strokes of his black sharpie. https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/offbe...pen/ar-AAGOAIg

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        • #5
          Originally posted by redrover View Post
          I thought he had already rolled back everything Obama achieved. In typical Trump style he'll just say we'll see. But we do know that he fix any problem facing the country with a few strokes of his black sharpie. https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/offbe...pen/ar-AAGOAIg
          At least he hasn't told us - yet - that he has his pen & his phone !! LOL

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          • #6
            Originally posted by Captain Trips View Post

            At least he hasn't told us - yet - that he has his pen & his phone !! LOL
            What ever he wants to do it's going to be great!

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            • #7
              Originally posted by redrover View Post

              What ever he wants to do it's going to be great!
              That's what they said when Obama got friendly with a pen & a phone LOL

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              • #8
                Originally posted by Captain Trips View Post

                That's what they said when Obama got friendly with a pen & a phone LOL
                I see that the president invited Taliban leaders for a secret meeting at Camp David to celebrate the anniversary of 9/11. Perhaps he is planning to turn the day into another patriotic extravaganza like the Fourth of July. A parade to the site of the twin towers and a speech about how he was a heroic first responder. I can't wait for four more years of this. https://www.motherjones.com/politics...1-anniversary/

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                • #9
                  Originally posted by redrover View Post

                  I see that the president invited Taliban leaders for a secret meeting at Camp David to celebrate the anniversary of 9/11. Perhaps he is planning to turn the day into another patriotic extravaganza like the Fourth of July. A parade to the site of the twin towers and a speech about how he was a heroic first responder. I can't wait for four more years of this. https://www.motherjones.com/politics...1-anniversary/
                  Meh. No secret that the US, Afghanistan and the Taliban were in talks to end the Afghanistan war. Also no secret that the Taliban aren't really a group that you can count on with their commitments. From what Pompeo was saying on the Sunday talking programs, Trump was willing to take a risk opening talking with them, talking always better than fighting, but the Taliban wouldn't agree or hold up their end of the deal, so he walked away.

                  I'm not seeing why you all so upset over this, other than, perhaps, your biased, politically driven media sources told you to be.

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                  • #10
                    Originally posted by redrover View Post
                    I see that the president invited Taliban leaders for a secret meeting at Camp David to celebrate the anniversary of 9/11. Perhaps he is planning to turn the day into another patriotic extravaganza like the Fourth of July. A parade to the site of the twin towers and a speech about how he was a heroic first responder. I can't wait for four more years of this. https://www.motherjones.com/politics...1-anniversary/
                    He had to cancel that "secret meeting" unfortunately... that meeting that was so secret, everyone with an internet connection read about it.

                    But he had to cancel it

                    Those darn Taliban wackos just couldn't control themselves

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                    Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Sunday that Taliban "overreached" with their car bomb attack in a diplomatic area near the U.S. Embassy in Kabul, killing an American soldier - and that led President Donald Trump to pull back from planned Afghanistan peace talks at Camp David.

                    Pompeo said it was now up to the Taliban to "change their behavior." America's top diplomat isn't saying whether or when peace talks would resume.

                    He said he hopes the insurgents "will recommit to the things that we've been talking to them about for months."


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                    https://www.newsmax.com/headline/mik.../08/id/931696/







                    Taliban overreached in attack that killed American


                    Pompeo said the Trump administration has recalled envoy Zalmay Khalilzad, who has been negotiating with Taliban leaders for months in Qatar, and it will be up to the insurgent group whether talks will resume.

                    Critics denounced Trump's plan to hold the Camp David meeting just days before the 18th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks, and they said Trump was giving legitimacy to extremists who are responsible for the deaths of more than 2,400 U.S. service members in America's longest war.


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                    https://apnews.com/bf2b42d5e86d466ab5f434d0f646bc72

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                    • #11
                      Originally posted by Captain Trips View Post

                      He had to cancel that "secret meeting" unfortunately... that meeting that was so secret, everyone with an internet connection read about it.

                      But he had to cancel it

                      Those darn Taliban wackos just couldn't control themselves

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                      Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Sunday that Taliban "overreached" with their car bomb attack in a diplomatic area near the U.S. Embassy in Kabul, killing an American soldier - and that led President Donald Trump to pull back from planned Afghanistan peace talks at Camp David.

                      Pompeo said it was now up to the Taliban to "change their behavior." America's top diplomat isn't saying whether or when peace talks would resume.

                      He said he hopes the insurgents "will recommit to the things that we've been talking to them about for months."


                      .....

                      https://www.newsmax.com/headline/mik.../08/id/931696/







                      Taliban overreached in attack that killed American


                      Pompeo said the Trump administration has recalled envoy Zalmay Khalilzad, who has been negotiating with Taliban leaders for months in Qatar, and it will be up to the insurgent group whether talks will resume.

                      Critics denounced Trump's plan to hold the Camp David meeting just days before the 18th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks, and they said Trump was giving legitimacy to extremists who are responsible for the deaths of more than 2,400 U.S. service members in America's longest war.


                      ...


                      https://apnews.com/bf2b42d5e86d466ab5f434d0f646bc72
                      Sounds to me that the Taliban didn't want the meeting either, and sabotaged it with the bombing. The Taliban are Islamic fundamentalist terrorists, clearly.

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                      • #12
                        Originally posted by eohrnberger View Post
                        Sounds to me that the Taliban didn't want the meeting either, and sabotaged it with the bombing. The Taliban are Islamic fundamentalist terrorists, clearly.
                        This we have known for many years

                        The Taliban are agents of unholy war, nothing else

                        They do not want to meet and negotiate

                        They want dominance or death

                        People in Western cultures don't understand this, and probably won't, until it no longer matters whether they do or not

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                        • #13
                          I think Trump's main goal is to get reelected so he can put off going to prison for four more years. then the liberals will crucify him and we will have to celebrate his resurrection every April Fools day.

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                          • #14
                            Originally posted by eohrnberger View Post

                            Sounds to me that the Taliban didn't want the meeting either, and sabotaged it with the bombing. The Taliban are Islamic fundamentalist terrorists, clearly.
                            Islamic fundamentalist who had stopped the poppy trade .The problem is we want the Taliban to let the poppies grow. And islam is against drugs and booze..

                            The CIA needs that heroin money to run dark projects. It really has limited oversight. It is more powerful those above it. It has been a rogue agency and it is public record. And still not reined in.
                            Last edited by Blue Doggy; 1 week ago.

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                            • #15
                              Originally posted by redrover View Post
                              I think Trump's main goal is to get reelected so he can put off going to prison for four more years. then the liberals will crucify him and we will have to celebrate his resurrection every April Fools day.
                              The Democrats are still challenged in coming up with 'Crimes and misdemeanors' under which to impeach. My guess is that they'll make it up as they did the Russian Collusion hoax, but that too, will be burned away in the proceedings, as they were with Mueller's congressional testimony, as they were with Kavanaugh's accusers. The Democrat party, liars all of them.

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