Trump’s First Year

Lauren Hansen, Editor-in-Chief

Jan. 20, 2017- Inauguration: Trump became the 45th U.S. president

Jan. 27, 2017- First travel ban: This executive order stopped Syrian refugees and citizens from seven other countries from entering the U.S. for 90 days.

Feb. 13, 2017- Flynn resigns: It was discovered that National Security Advisor Michael Flynn lied about his conversations with the Russian ambassador, so he resigned and later pleaded guilty.

April 7, 2017- Syrian missile strike: Chemical weapons killed dozens of citizens, so Trump ordered a missile strike on a Syrian airfield.

May 4, 2017- Repealing the Affordable Health Care Act: Republicans in the House celebrated the end of Obamacare.

May 17, 2017- Mueller appointment: Former FBI Director Robert Mueller was hired to investigate Russia meddling in the election.

June 1, 2017- Paris Climate Deal: During a speech from the Rose Garden, Trump announced his plan to leave the Paris Climate Deal.

Aug. 8, 2017- ‘Fire and fury’: North Korea tested nuclear missiles, so Trump said, “They will be met with fire and fury like the world has never seen.”

Sept. 5, 2017- Ending DACA: The Attorney General announced he was ending DACA. It protected illegal immigrants who arrived in the U.S. as children.

Nov. 3, 2017- Asian tour: Trump visited five Asian countries and talked with Russian President Vladimir Putin.

Dec. 22, 2017- Tax cut: Trump signed a $1.5 trillion tax cut.