Monday, May 01, 2017

TRUMP AGENDA - First 100 Days

100 days with ONLY one actual accomplishment, U.S. Supreme Court appointment.

"What have we learned from President Trump's first 100 days?" PBS NewsHour 4/24/2017


SUMMARY:  Amy Walter of The Cook Political Report and Tamara Keith of NPR join Judy Woodruff to discuss President Trump's learning curve in his first 100 days, as well as former President Obama's first public appearance.

"How Trump's first 100 days compares to past presidencies" PBS NewsHour 4/26/2017


SUMMARY:  President Trump came to office intent on shaking up Washington.  While he's run into obstacles in Congress and the courts, there have been clear victories.  John Yang offers a recap of the President's domestic moves, and presidential historian Michael Beschloss and Barbara Perry of the University of Virginia Miller Center sit down with Judy Woodruff to discuss how he compares to his predecessors.

"What 100 days of foreign policy says about Trump as a leader" PBS NewsHour 4/27/2017


SUMMARY:  President Trump's mantra "America First" was a signal that he planned to focus on improving prospects at home.  But in his first 100 days, global crises have challenged him with frequent and treacherous tests.  Chief foreign affairs correspondent Margaret Warner looks back, then Hari Sreenivasan gets analysis from David Rothkopf of Foreign Policy and James Carafano of The Heritage Foundation.

"What a president's first 100 days actually tells us" PBS NewsHour 4/29/2017


SUMMARY:  April 29 marks President Donald Trump's 100th day in office, a common benchmark for measuring the achievements of incoming presidents.  The standard was set by President Franklin Delano Roosevelt, whose leadership in 1933 pushed a flurry of major legislation through Congress.  NewsHour Weekend Special Correspondent Jeff Greenfield joins Megan Thompson for analysis on the first 100 days of Trump's Presidency.

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