Trump’s WhiteHouse.gov Offers Early Policy Clues

By NTK Staff | 01.20.2017 @12:36pm
Trump’s WhiteHouse.gov Offers Early Policy Clues

President Donald Trump took over WhiteHouse.gov on Friday. Here are some policy positions he's staking out early.

President Donald Trump took the oath of office around noon on Friday:

Trump’s administration also gained control over WhiteHouse.gov. The “Issues” section of WhiteHouse.gov provides some early clues on the policies President Trump will pursue now that he’s taken the oath of office:

  • Eliminating President Obama’s Climate Action Plan and his Waters of the U.S. rule, embracing shale oil and gas, and “reviving America’s coal industry”
  • Focus foreign policy efforts on defeating ISIS and “other radical Islamic terror groups”
  • Withdraw from the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) and renegotiate NAFTA
  • “[P]ro-growth tax reform” and “a moratorium on new federal regulations”
  • End the “defense sequest,” build “state-of-the-art missile defense,” and reform the VA
  • End the “anti-police atmosphere,” support the Second Amendment, build a border wall

So there it is: Trump’s early focus will be on energy, foreign policy, trade, and the military. An interesting note: no mention of health care on the “Issues” pages this early on.

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