The first 100 days

Tracking President Trump’s campaign promises

As President Trump nears the 100-day milestone, we take a look at what he’s accomplished to see whether his campaign promises held up.

4 promises kept 9 promises in progress 9 promises stalled 5 promises abandoned 4 promises scaled back


Key promise:

Repeal and replace Obamacare Progress stalled


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

The environment

Key promises:

Lift restrictions on production of oil, shale energy and coal In progress
Allow energy infrastructure projects to move forward In progress
Cancel payments to U.N. climate change programs In progress

National security

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

Supreme Court

Key promise:

Fill the vacancy on the court with a conservative justice Promise kept

The economy

Key promises:

Pull out of Trans-Pacific 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
Dismantle the Dodd-Frank financial reform law Promise scaled back
Label China as a currency manipulator Promise abandoned

‘Drain the swamp’

Key promises:

5-year ban on White House and Congressional officials becoming lobbyists after leaving government 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

Social policy

Key promises:

Defund Planned Parenthood In progress
Make child care and elder care more affordable Promise stalled
School choice Promise scaled back

Sources: Times reporting

Credits: Times photography