Sunday, April 23, 2017

Donald Trump's 100 Days Flip-Flop: After Campaigning on A '100-Day Plan,' Trump Now Calls It a 'Ridiculous Standard'

Less than three weeks before last year’s election, Donald Trump traveled to Gettysburg to lay out his priorities for his first 100 days as president. One aide compared the speech to the GOP’s 1994 “Contract with America.”

“On Nov. 8th, Americans will be voting for this 100-day plan to restore prosperity to our country, secure our communities and honesty to our government. This is my pledge to you,” Trump vowed in Gettysburg.

Called “Donald Trump’s Contract With The American Voter,” he pledged to immediately pursue multiple measures, including renegotiating NAFTA, proposing a Constitutional Amendment to impose term limits on all members of Congress, and labeling China as a currency manipulator.

Now approaching his first 100 days in office, with nary a substantial accomplishment to his name save the confirmation of a Supreme Court justice (thanks, Mitch McConnell), Trump is suddenly slamming his own 100-day vision as a “ridiculous standard.

On the 92nd day of his presidency, Trump woke up and tweeted, “No matter how much I accomplish during the ridiculous standard of the first 100 days, & it has been a lot (including S.C.), media will kill!”  Full post here 

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