Donald Trump’s First 70 Days


Donald Trump, the 45th President of the United States, is quickly approaching his 70th day in office. Here is a recap of the past few months of his presidency:


Jan. 20, 2017 — Donald Trump, a former fortune 500 CEO, is sworn into office as the 45th President of the United States by Chief Justice John Roberts, becoming the first president without prior political experience.


Jan. 21, 2017 — International Women’s March takes place around the world, including Washington DC as the national focal point with an estimated 500 thousand people in attendance.


Jan. 21, 2017 — Cities around the country protest the presidency of Donald Trump and some turned violent into riots. Protests continued around the nation for the following three days, many focused around Trump Tower.


Jan. 26, 2017 — Science and National Park’s administrations go “rogue” on Twitter to retaliate after the Trump Administration orders at least four government agencies to stop communicating with the public about controversial information.


Jan. 27, 2017 — President Trump enacts his first executive order and first presidential act to ban travelers from seven predominantly Muslim countries for 90 days close boarders 120 days to prevent all refugees from entering.


Feb. 9, 2017 — After a federal judge blocks the ban nationwide, three judges from the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals rule against Trump’s executive order.


Feb. 28, 2017 — Neil Gorsuch is nominated to replace Antonin Scalia, the Supreme court justice who passed away in 2016.


Mar. 4, 2017 — President Trump accuses former President Barak Obama’s administration of wiretapping the Trump Tower during the 2016 election.


Mar. 6, 2017 — Trump signs a revised executive order on the immigration ban. The new order no longer includes Iraq and Syria.


Mar. 7, 2017 — Hawaii challenges Trump’s ban by filing a federal lawsuit.


Mar. 10, 2017 — President Trump’s 2005 tax returns were leaked by an external source.  


Mar. 21, 2017 — Trump is investigated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (F.B.I) on his speculated ties to Russia and their government.


Mar. 24, 2017 — The repealment and replacement of ObamaCare is put to a vote, and fails to pass.  


Mar. 27, 2017 — Trump’s approval rating hits a record low of 36%


Dates Courtesy of CNN, The Washington Post and The New York Times


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