International Refugee Assistance Project v. Trump

Filing 297

OPINION ATTACHMENT. [17-1351] (JSN)

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Appeal: 17-1351 Doc: 297-3 Filed: 05/25/2017 Pg: 1 of 21 (//WWW.LATIMES.COM/) SUBSCRIBE 4 WEEKS FOR 99¢ (HTTP://AD.LATIMES.COM/LAND­SUBSCRIBE­EVERGREEN/) Ad closed by  Stop seeing this ad Why this ad?  ADVERTISEMENT f t THE FIRST 100 DAYS Tracking President Trump’s campaign promises By PRIYA KRISHNAKUMAR (HTTP://TWITTER.COM/PRIYAKKUMAR), MALOY MOORE (HTTP://TWITTER.COM/MALOYM), MELISSA LEU (HTTP://TWITTER.COM/MELISSALEU), COLLEEN SHALBY (HTTP://TWITTER.COM/CSHALBY) AND DAVID LAUTER (HTTP://TWITTER.COM/DAVIDLAUTER) APRIL 26, 2017 As President Trump nears the 100­day milestone, we take a look at what he’s accomplished to see whether his campaign promises (https://www.donaldjtrump.com/press­releases/donald­j.­trump­ 17 delivers­groundbreaking­contract­for­the­american­vote1) held up. /20 8 5/1 d0 4 promises kept we vie 1, 9 promises -135 9 promises 7 in progress stalled o. 1 N 4 promises 5 promises scaled back abandoned Healthcare Jump to new topic KEY PROMISE: Repeal and replace Obamacare Progress stalled Promise: Repeal and replace Obamacare Current status: Stalled "It will be repeal and replace. It will be essentially simultaneously. It will be various segments, you understand, but will most likely be on the same day or the same week, but probably the same day. Could be the same hour." Appeal: 17-1351 —Trump, in the weeks leading up05/25/2017 Doc: 297-3 Filed: to his inauguration 2 of 21 Pg: What’s happened so far: Day 47 Trump backs a bill proposed by the House GOP leadership that would have repealed Obamacare, cut Medicaid, created a new system to subsidize health insurance premiums and provided a large tax cut to upper­income taxpayers. ì (http://documents.latimes.com/read­bill­gop­proposal­replacing­obamacare/) Day 64 House leaders cancel a planned vote on the measure after failing to win support from enough House Republicans to pass it. White House officials and GOP leaders have continued to negotiate, but still lack a majority. ì (http://www.latimes.com/politics/washington/la­na­essential­washington­updates­ house­again­postpones­obamacare­vote­1490376174­htmlstory.html) Day 97 Roughly 40 members of the House Freedom Caucus now support the White House's latest version of the healthcare plan. About 50 moderate Republicans still oppose or are uncertain. ì (http://www.latimes.com/politics/washington/la­na­essential­ washington­updates­health­care­repeal­gets­boost­from­1493226824­ htmlstory.html) wed vie , 351 7-1 17 /20 /18 05 .1 No Immigration Jump to new topic KEY PROMISES: Deport immigrants in the country illegally In progress Build a wall on the southern border Progress stalled Create a travel ban and institute extreme vetting Progress stalled End some funding for sanctuary cities Promise scaled back Revoke President Obama’s DACA program Promise abandoned Promise: Deport people in the country illegally Appeal: 17-1351 Current status: In progress 05/25/2017 Doc: 297-3 Filed: Pg: 3 of 21 "What we are going to do is get the people that are criminal and have criminal records, gang members, drug dealers, where a lot of these people, probably 2 million, it could be even 3 million, we are getting them out of our country or we are going to incarcerate." —Trump, on CBS News in November What’s happened so far: Ongoing Immigration officials have increased the number of unauthorized immigrants in detention to roughly the level that the Obama administration maintained in 2014. The increased number of detentions is expected to yield higher levels of deportations later this year, although so far the actual number of deportations is lower than in 2016. Day 19 We report a surge in deportations of “Dreamers” who have lost their protected status. ì (http://www.latimes.com/nation/la­na­daca­deportations­20170419­ story.html) 17 /20 /18 05 wed vie 51, Promise: Build a wall on the-13 7 southern border o. 1 N Current status: Stalled "I will build a great wall — and nobody builds walls better than me, believe me — and I'll build them very inexpensively. I will build a great, great wall on our southern border, and I will make Mexico pay for that wall. Mark my words." —Trump, at the start of his campaign in June 2015 What’s happened so far: Day 56 Trump has requested $2.6 billion to begin construction. Congress seems unlikely to approve the money in a spending bill that must pass by the end of April to avoid a government shutdown. ì (http://www.latimes.com/politics/washington/la­na­ essential­washington­updates­trump­wants­billions­to­build­his­1489676344­ htmlstory.html) Day 76 Homeland Security Secretary John F. Kelly concedes in congressional testimony that the administration did not plan to build a wall “from sea to shining sea.” ì (http://www.latimes.com/politics/la­na­pol­kelly­wall­20170405­story.html) Appeal: 17-1351 Doc: 297-3 Filed: 05/25/2017 Pg: 4 of 21 Promise: Create a travel ban and institute extreme vetting Current status: Stalled "I am establishing new vetting measures to keep radical Islamic terrorists out of the United States of America." —Trump, at the signing of the executive order in January What’s happened so far: Day 8 Trump issues an executive order imposing a temporary travel ban on residents of seven mostly Muslim countries. ì (http://documents.latimes.com/read­draft­copy­ president­trumps­executive­order­immigration­and­refugees/) Day 46 He issues a revised, narrower order that would affect six countries. ì (http://www.latimes.com/politics/la­na­pol­trump­travel­ban­20170306­story.html) 17 /20 /18 Day 59 05 The revised order is also blocked, pending hearings by at least two federal appeals wed vie courts. The first hearing is scheduled51, May. ì 3 for -1 7 (http://www.latimes.com/politics/washington/la­na­essential­washington­updates­ o. 1 N hawaii­judge­rejects­trump­1489956966­htmlstory.html) Promise: End some funding for sanctuary cities Current status: Scaled back "We will end the sanctuary cities that have resulted in so many needless deaths." —Trump, in a campaign speech in Phoenix What’s happened so far: Day 6 Trump issues an executive order that threatens to take certain Justice Department grants away from some cities that fail to comply with immigration orders. The administration has not defined which cities might be considered sanctuaries. Only a small category of Justice Department grant programs is now at risk. ì (http://www.latimes.com/politics/la­na­pol­trump­immigration­20170125­ story.html) Appeal: 17-1351 Day 92 297-3 Doc: Filed: 05/25/2017 Pg: 5 of 21 The Justice Department warns the California prison system as well as the cities of Chicago, New Orleans, Philadelphia, Las Vegas, Miami, Milwaukee and New York and Cook County, Ill., to cooperate with its immigration policy. Seattle has already filed a lawsuit challenging the administration’s threat to deny funds. ì (http://www.latimes.com/politics/washington/la­na­essential­washington­updates­ justice­formally­wans­sanctuary­1492788670­htmlstory.html) Day 96 A federal judge blocked Trump’s order to take away funds from municipal governments that don’t cooperate with the administration’s immigration policy. ì (http://www.latimes.com/local/lanow/la­me­ln­sanctuary­trump­20170419­ story.html) Promise: Revoke President Obama’s DACA program Current status: Abandoned "We will immediately terminate President Obama’s two illegal executive amnesties, in which he defied federal law and the 17 /20 8 constitution to give amnesty to approximately 5 million illegal 5/1 0 ed iew 1, v 135 —Trump, in a campaign policy speech on immigration, August 2016 . 17 No immigrants." What’s happened so far: Ongoing The Department of Homeland Security continues to approve applications for DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals). Trump’s advisors are divided over what to do about the program, but Trump appears to have decided not to end it. The administration has, however, deported more people who have lost their DACA protection. As The Times reported, of the roughly 750,000 people protected under DACA, 43 have been deported so far this year after losing their protection because of criminal convictions or alleged gang activity. The Obama administration deported 365 over a four­year period. ì (http://www.latimes.com/nation/la­na­daca­ deportations­20170419­story.html) The environment Jump to new topic KEY PROMISES: Appeal: 17-1351 Doc: 297-3 Filed: 05/25/2017 Lift restrictions on production of oil, shale energy and coal Pg: 6 of 21 In progress Allow energy infrastructure projects to move forward In progress Cancel payments to U.N. climate change programs In progress Promise: Lift restrictions on production of oil, shale energy and coal Current status: In progress "I will cancel job­killing restrictions on the production of American energy, including shale energy and clean coal, creating many millions of high­paying jobs." —Donald Trump, in a YouTube message delivered after the election What’s happened so far: Day 1 Trump releases his “America First Energy Plan” 17 /20 /18 05 wed ie 1, v 5government to start dismantling Obama’s 3 In an executive order, Trump tells-the 71 o. 1 order, the government will abandon use of the climate change policies. Under the N Day 68 “social cost of carbon” that regulators had calculated and factored into decisions on permit applications and rule­making. Restrictions on methane releases at oil and gas drilling facilities would be eased. Agencies will also stop contemplating effects on climate as they launch into new projects, and restrictions on coal leasing and fracking on federal lands will be lifted. Many parts of the policy face litigation. ì (http://www.latimes.com/politics/washington/la­na­essential­washington­updates­ trump­orders­government­to­dismantle­1490723850­htmlstory.html) Promise: Allow energy infrastructure projects to move forward Current status: In progress "We will build our own pipeline, we will build our own pipes, like we used to, in the old days." —Trump, signing an executive order in January What’s happened so far: Day 5 Appeal: 17-1351 Trump signs the order to revive the Keystone XL and Dakota 21 Doc: 297-3 Filed: 05/25/2017 Pg: 7 of Access oil pipelines. ì (http://www.latimes.com/politics/washington/la­na­trailguide­updates­trump­ opens­keystone­xl­and­dakota­1485275942­htmlstory.html) Day 64 The Trump administration approves a permit for construction of the Keystone pipeline, but the project must overcome several economic hurdles before construction can begin. Promise: Cancel payments to U.N. climate change programs Current status: In progress "We’re going to put America first. That includes canceling billions in climate change spending for the United Nations." —Trump, at a rally in Warren, Mich. What’s happened so far: 017 8/2 government “cease In his budget, released March 16, Trump proposes 5/1 the 0 that ed payments to the United Nations’ (UN) climate change programs by eliminating U.S. iew 1, v and its two precursor Climate Investment funding related to the Green Climate 5 13 Fund 17. Funds.” ì (http://www.latimes.com/projects/la­na­pol­trump­budget/) No Day 56 National security Jump to new topic KEY PROMISES: Increase the size of the U.S. military In progress Renegotiate the Iran nuclear deal Progress stalled Reverse the Obama administration’s normalization of relations with Cuba Progress stalled Move the U.S. embassy in Israel to Jerusalem from Tel Aviv Progress stalled Promise: Increase the size of the U.S. military Appeal: 17-1351 Current status: In progress 05/25/2017 Doc: 297-3 Filed: Pg: 8 of 21 "As soon as I take office, I will ask Congress to fully eliminate the defense sequester and will submit a new budget to rebuild our military. It is so depleted. We will rebuild our military." —Trump, in a speech at the Union League of Philadelphia What’s happened so far: Day 39 Trump proposes spending an additional $54 billion on the military, an increase of about 10%. ì (http://www.latimes.com/politics/washington/la­na­essential­ washington­updates­trump­wants­to­add­54­billion­to­the­1488211206­ htmlstory.html) Day 56 Trump officially unveils his budget blueprint with a military spending increase. ì (http://www.latimes.com/nation/la­na­pol­trump­budget­20170316­story.html) Latest Some Democrats have indicated they would support more money for defense, but only if the administration backs off spending cuts for domestic programs. 17 ed iew 1, v 35 7-1 /20 /18 05 1 Promise: Renegotiate No. Iran nuclear deal the Current status: Stalled "Never ever, ever in my life have I seen any transaction so incompetently negotiated as our deal with Iran. And I mean never." —Trump, in a 2015 speech at a tea party rally on the Iran nuclear agreement What’s happened so far: Before inauguration, Jan. 11 Rex Tillerson calls for a “full review” of the Iran deal. ì (http://www.latimes.com/nation/politics/trailguide/la­na­trailguide­updates­ tillerson­calls­for­full­review­of­1484163076­htmlstory.html) Day 89 Now confirmed as Secretary of State, Tillerson certifies to Congress that Iran is complying with the terms of the nuclear deal that the Obama administration signed in July 2015. Trump has taken no steps to renegotiate it. ì (http://www.latimes.com/nation/la­fg­pol­trump­iran­nuclear­20170419­story.html) Appeal: 17-1351 Doc: 297-3 Filed: 05/25/2017 Pg: 9 of 21 Promise: Reverse the Obama administration’s normalization of relations with Cuba Current status: Stalled "All of the concessions that Barack Obama has granted the Castro regime were done through executive order, which means the next president can reverse them — and that is what I will do, unless the Castro regime meets our demands. Those demands will include religious and political freedom for the Cuban people." —Trump, at a campaign rally in Florida, September 2016 What’s happened so far: Day 15 Press Secretary Sean Spicer says the White House is reviewing relations with Cuba. So far, the administration has taken no steps to change Obama’s policy. ì (https://www.whitehouse.gov/the­press­office/2017/02/03/press­briefing­press­ secretary­sean­spicer­232017­8) 017 8/2 Promise: Move the U.S. embassy in Israel 5/1Jerusalem from Tel Aviv 0 to ed iew 1, v Current status: Stalled 135 17. No "We will move the American Embassy to the eternal capital of the Jewish people, Jerusalem." —Trump, in a speech to the American Israel Public Affairs Committee, March 2016 What’s happened so far: Day 4 Press Secretary Sean Spicer says no decision has been made. Day 14 Trump meets with Jordan’s King Abdullah, who urges him not to take any sudden steps to move the embassy. Since then, the administration has taken no further steps. Supreme Court Jump to new topic Appeal: 17-1351 Doc: 297-3 Filed: 05/25/2017 KEY PROMISE:Pg: 10 of 21 Fill the vacancy on the court with a conservative justice Promise kept Promise: Fill the vacancy on the court with a conservative justice Current status: Promise kept "I got it done in the first 100 days!" —Trump, after Neil M. Gorsuch is sworn in What’s happened so far: Day 12 Trump nominates Judge Gorsuch to the Supreme Court ì (http://www.latimes.com/nation/la­na­pol­trump­supreme­court­20170131­ story.html) Day 47 017 8/2 (http://www.latimes.com/politics/la­na­pol­gorsuch­confirmed­20170407­ 1 05/ ed story.html) iew 1, v 135 17. No The Senate confirms Gorsuch by a vote of 54 to 45. ì The economy Jump to new topic KEY PROMISES: Pull out of Trans­Pacific Partnership Promise kept Reform the U.S. tax system In progress Reduce regulations In progress Bring back jobs In progress Invest in infrastructure Progress stalled Require new pipelines to be made with American steel Progress stalled Renegotiate or withdraw from NAFTA Promise scaled back Appeal: 17-1351 Doc: 297-3 Filed: 05/25/2017 Dismantle the Dodd­Frank financial reform law Pg: 11 of 21 Promise scaled back Label China as a currency manipulator Promise abandoned Promise: Pull out of the Trans-Pacific Partnership Current status: Promise kept "I am going to withdraw the United States from the Trans­Pacific Partnership, which has not yet been ratified." —Trump, in prepared remarks for a campaign speech in Monessen, Pa. What’s happened so far: Day 4 Trump announces that the U.S. is pulling out of TPP. The proposed trade treaty was already considered dead by then. ì (http://www.latimes.com/politics/la­fg­obama­ trade­20161119­story.html) wed vie Promise: Reform the U.S. tax system , 351 7-1 .1 Current status: In progress No 17 /20 /18 05 "My economic team is developing historic tax reform that will reduce the tax rate on our companies so they can compete and thrive anywhere and with anyone.... At the same time, we will provide massive tax relief for the middle class." —Trump, in his Joint Address to Congress What’s happened so far: Day 35 Treasury Secretary Steven T. Mnuchin says he has an “ambitious timeline” to have a tax reform package passed by August. ì (http://www.latimes.com/business/la­ fi­tax­reform­mnuchin­20170223­story.html) Day 88 Mnuchin admits tax reform will be “probably delayed a bit,” but says he still expects it to happen this year. He blames delays on the failed effort to repeal and replace Obamacare. ì (http://www.latimes.com/business/la­fi­mnuchin­tax­reform­ 20170417­story.html) Day 92 Appeal: 17-1351 Trump says he plans to unveil some form of a tax plan before his first 100 days Doc: 297-3 Filed: 05/25/2017 Pg: 12 of 21 ends. ì (http://www.latimes.com/business/la­fi­trump­financial­regulation­ 20170421­story.html) Day 97 White House reveals dramatic plan to overhaul the tax code and drastically reduce tax rates. It would cut the tax brackets from seven to three. The proposal was met with skepticism from budget groups. ì (http://www.latimes.com/politics/la­na­ pol­trump­tax­20170426­story.html) Promise: Reduce regulations Current status: In progress "For every new federal regulation, two existing regulations must be eliminated. Regulations are killing our country and our jobs." —Trump, in a speech on Oct. 22 What’s happened so far: 17 /20 /18 Day 1 5 d0 White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus iewe a memorandum instructing heads issues ,v of executive departments and agencies to freeze all new or pending regulations. 351 7-1 .1 No Day 11 Trump signs an executive order requiring that for every new regulation issued, at least two existing regulations need to be identified for elimination. ì (http://www.latimes.com/politics/washington/la­na­trailguide­updates­donald­ trump­signs­order­to­trim­1485794791­htmlstory.html) Day 36 Trump signs an executive order requiring that every agency, within 60 days, form “a regulatory reform task force” to identify regulations for repeal. Promise: Bring back jobs Current status: In progress "I said I will be the greatest jobs producer that God ever created, and I mean that." —Trump in January, at his first news conference since winning the election Appeal: 17-1351 What’s happened so Filed: 05/25/2017 Doc: 297-3 far: Pg: 13 of 21 Day 8 Trump announces a manufacturing jobs initiative to bring together business leaders to talk about job creation. The group includes people from Dow Chemical, General Electric, Ford and other major companies. ì (https://www.whitehouse.gov/the­ press­office/2017/01/27/president­trump­announces­manufacturing­jobs­initiative) Day 15 Trump’s business advisory council meets for the first time. ì (http://www.latimes.com/business/hollywood/la­fi­ct­trump­panel­meeting­ 20170203­story.html) Day 50 The jobs report for the first full month of the Trump administration shows the economy added 98,000 net new jobs in February, the lowest level of job growth in nearly a year. The White House notes that the unemployment rate fell two­tenths of a point to the lowest level in nearly a decade. ì (http://www.latimes.com/business/la­fi­jobs­report­20170407­story.html) Latest Several companies, including Carrier, Wal­Mart and Hyundai, have announced plans 17 to create American jobs or move them back to U.S. soil. 20 8/ While some of those /1 5 announcements came after meetings with Trump,0many were planned before Trump d ewe took office. ì (http://www.latimes.com/business/la­fi­agenda­trump­jobs­ , vi 20170130­story.html) 351 7-1 .1 No Promise: Invest in infrastructure Current status: Stalled "I will be asking the Congress to approve legislation that produces a $1­trillion investment in the infrastructure of the United States — financed through both public and private capital — creating millions of new jobs." —Trump, in his Joint Address to Congress What’s happened so far: Day 91 Office of Management and Budget Director Mick Mulvaney said a $200­billion infrastructure development plan is in the works and could be proposed in the fall. He suggested that the eventual total spending would be $1 trillion. ì (https://www.bloomberg.com/politics/articles/2017­04­20/trump­wants­200­ billion­for­infrastructure­mulvaney­says) Appeal: 17-1351 Doc: 297-3 Filed: 05/25/2017 Pg: 14 of 21 Promise: Require new pipelines to be made with American steel Current status: Stalled "I am very insistent that if we’re going to build pipelines in the United States, the pipe should be made in the United States." —Trump, signing the executive order to revive the Dakota Access and Keystone XL pipelines in January What’s happened so far: Day 5 Trump signs a presidential memorandum that he says will require pipelines to be made with American steel. Day 43 White House Deputy Press Secretary Sarah Saunders tells reporters the steel order won’t apply to the Keystone pipeline because its owner bought the pipe to build the line several years ago. 17 /20 /18 Latest 5 w vie an order. The memorandum Trump signed tells the Commerce Department to study 51, 3 7-1 the issue, but the government appears to have no legal authority to tell private o. 1 N pipeline companies what steel to buy. 0 Administration officials tell The Times that Trump’s words were a “suggestion,” not ed Promise: Renegotiate or withdraw from NAFTA Current status: Scaled back "I'm going tell our NAFTA partners that I intend to immediately renegotiate the terms of that agreement to get a better deal for our workers." —Trump, in prepared remarks for campaign speech in Monessen, Pa. What’s happened so far: Day 70 News reports reveal that the administration told Congress in a draft negotiating proposal that it will seek some changes in the North American Free Trade Agreement, but not large­scale ones. It dropped any mention of tariffs or punitive measures against Mexico. ì (http://www.latimes.com/business/la­fi­trump­nafta­ draft­20170331­story.html) Appeal: 17-1351 Doc: 297-3 Filed: 05/25/2017 Pg: 15 of 21 Promise: Dismantle the Dodd-Frank financial reform law Current status: Scaled back "Dodd­Frank has made it impossible for bankers to function.… It makes it very hard for bankers to loan money for people to create jobs, for people with businesses to create jobs. And that has to stop." —Trump, in an interview with Reuters in May 2016 What’s happened so far: Day 92 Trump signs executive memos calling for a review of two specific provisions of the law. But administration officials have backed away from talk of dismantling it. ì (http://www.latimes.com/business/la­fi­trump­financial­regulation­20170421­ story.html) Promise: Label China as a currency manipulator Current status: Abandoned 17 /20 /18 5 w vie currency manipulator. Any country that devalues their currency in 51, 3 7-1 order to take unfair advantage of the United States will be met with o. 1 N sharply, and that includes tariffs and taxes." 0 "I am going to instruct my Treasury secretary to label China a ed —Trump, in prepared remarks for a campaign speech in Monessen, Pa. What’s happened so far: Day 83 Trump says his administration won’t label China a currency manipulator. He tells the Wall Street Journal that he changed his mind, admitting what outside experts had said all along — that China had long since stopped manipulating its currency. ì (http://www.latimes.com/business/la­fi­trump­yellen­china­20170412­ story.html) ‘Drain the swamp’ Jump to new topic KEY PROMISES: Appeal: 17-1351 Doc: 297-3 Filed: 05/25/2017 5­year ban on White House and Congressional officials becoming lobbyists after leaving government Pg: 16 of 21 Promise kept Lifetime ban on White House officials lobbying on behalf of a foreign government Promise kept Constitutional amendment to impose term limits on all members of Congress Promise abandoned Hiring freeze on all federal employees Promise abandoned Ban on foreign lobbyists raising money for American elections Promise abandoned Promise: 5-year ban on White House and congressional officials becoming lobbyists after leaving government Current status: Promise kept "First, I'm going to reinstitute a five­year ban on all executive branch 17 /20 8 officials lobbying the government for five years after they leave 5/1 d0 i 1, v law so that it cannot be lifted by executive order, right. Second, I'm 135 . 17 going to ask Congress to institute its own five­year ban on lobbying by former No government service. I'm going to ask Congress to pass this ban into ewe members of Congress and their staffs." —Trump, at a campaign rally in Washington, D.C. What’s happened so far: Day 9 Trump signs a executive order that bans administration appointees from lobbying their former agency for five years after they terminate their employment. The order was in several ways weaker than a similar ban President Obama imposed on his administration. Promise: Lifetime ban on White House officials lobbying on behalf of a foreign government Current status: Promise kept "I'm going to issue a lifetime ban against senior executive branch officials lobbying on behalf of a foreign government." Appeal: 17-1351 Doc: 297-3 Filed: 05/25/2017 Pg: 17 of —Trump, at a campaign rally in Washington, D.C. 21 What’s happened so far: Day 9 Trumps signs an executive order that prohibits executive branch appointees from engaging in any activity on behalf of any foreign government. Promise: Constitutional amendment to impose term limits on members of Congress Current status: Abandoned "If I'm elected president, I will push for a constitutional amendment to impose term limits on all members of Congress." —Trump, at a campaign rally in Colorado Springs, Colo. What’s happened so far: Latest 017 2 Trump has not mentioned this idea since the campaign /ended, and it has little /18 05 support in Congress. ì (http://www.latimes.com/nation/politics/trailguide/la­na­ wed vie trailguide­updates­donald­trump­proposes­congressional­1476820631­ 51, htmlstory.html) 3 7-1 .1 No Promise: Hiring freeze on all federal employees Current status: Abandoned "We want to empower [my Cabinet] to make their agencies as lean and effective as possible and they know how to do it. Today there is duplication and redundancy everywhere. Billions and billions of dollars are being wasted." —Trump, after signing the executive order in January What’s happened so far: Day 4 Trump signs a memorandum initiating a hiring freeze across the federal government, with the exception of the military. Day 83 Appeal: 17-1351 TheDoc: 297-3 is rescinded. It had been blamed for worsening backlogs at Filed: 05/25/2017 Pg: 18 of 21 hiring freeze veterans hospitals and Social Security offices. Promise: Ban on foreign lobbyists raising money for American elections Current status: Abandoned "I'm going to ask Congress to pass a campaign finance reform that prevents registered foreign lobbyists from raising money in American elections and politics." —Trump, at a campaign rally in Washington, D.C. What’s happened so far: Latest Trump has not mentioned this idea since the campaign, and the administration has made no campaign finance reform proposals. wed vie , 351 7-1 17 /20 /18 05 Social policy .1 No Jump to new topic KEY PROMISES: Defund Planned Parenthood Make child care and elder care more affordable School choice In progress Promise stalled Promise scaled back Promise: Defund Planned Parenthood Current status: In progress "I would defund it because of the abortion factor, which they say is 3%. I don't know what percentage it is. They say it's 3%. But I would defund it, because I'm pro­life." —Trump, at a Republican presidential debate in February 2016 Appeal: 17-1351 What’s happened so Filed: 05/25/2017 Doc: 297-3 far: Pg: 19 of 21 Day 83 Trump signs into law a measure that allows states to withhold money from Planned Parenthood. The law overturned a rule imposed by the Obama administration that prevented states from cutting Planned Parenthood out of health programs. Congress could vote later this year on efforts to end federal funding for Planned Parenthood. Promise: School choice Current status: Scaled back "As I’ve often said — in my address to Congress and just about anyplace else I can speak — education is the civil rights issue of our time. And it’s why I’ve asked Congress to support a school choice bill." —Trump, visiting a Roman Catholic school in Florida in March What’s happened so far: 17 /20 /18 Day 56 5 w vie school voucher program that would eventually ramp up to $20 billion. It’s unclear 51, 3 whether Congress will approve 17-1 the money. ì o. N (http://www.latimes.com/politics/washington/la­na­essential­washington­updates­ In his budget for next year, Trump proposed $1.4 0 ed billion as a down payment on a education­trump­wants­more­money­for­1489667030­htmlstory.html) Promise: Make child care and elder care more affordable Current status: Stalled "My administration wants to work with members in both parties to make child care accessible and affordable." —Trump, in his Joint Address to Congress What’s happened so far: Latest Ivanka Trump has talked about the idea, but the president has said little about it, the administration has no proposal, and there’s no schedule for producing one. Appeal: 17-1351 Sources: Times reporting Doc: 297-3 Filed: 05/25/2017 Pg: 20 of 21 Credits: Times photography More from the Los Angeles Times Trump’s first 100 days accomplished little but changed a lot (http://www.latimes.com/opinion/topoftheticket/la­na­tt­first­hundred­ 20170425­story.html) (http://www.latimes.com/opinion/topoftheticket/la­ na­tt­first­hundred­20170425­story.html) Did Trump do that? Test your knowledge of the president's first 100 days (http://www.latimes.com/projects/la­na­pol­trump­obama­bush­100­ days/) (http://www.latimes.com/projects/la­na­pol­ trump­obama­bush­100­days/) wed vie , 351 7-1 17 05 /20 /18 .1 No Trump White House touts achievements but downplays 100-day expectations (http://www.latimes.com/nation/la­na­pol­trump­100­days­20170424­ story.html) (http://www.latimes.com/nation/la­na­pol­ trump­100­days­20170424­story.html) Trump seeks symbolic win this week as 100day milestone nears (http://www.latimes.com/nation/la­na­trump­milestone­week­20170423­ story.html) (http://www.latimes.com/nation/la­na­trump­ milestone­week­20170423­story.html) Appeal: 17-1351 Doc: 297-3 Filed: 05/25/2017 Pg: 21 of 21 Terms of Service (//www.tronc.com/central­terms­of­service/) | Privacy (//www.tronc.com/privacy­policy/) | Ads (//www.latimes.com/lat­about­our­ads,0,3875412.htmlstory) | © 2017 (//www.latimes.com/services/site/la­reprint­request­splash,0,6731163.htmlstory) | (//www.latimes.com/about/) No .1 wed vie , 351 7-1 17 05 /20 /18

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