How Trump dismantled Obama’s legacy in 1 year


President Trump and wife Melania (Photo: U.S. Embassy in France)

President Trump and wife Melania (Photo: U.S. Embassy in France)

Shortly after President Trump announced his administration would end key payments to insurers selling Obamacare plans and not certify Iran’s compliance with the international nuclear deal President Obama helped broker, CNN anchor Anderson Cooper remarked on his nightly show that it was becoming clear the current president was trying to demolish his predecessor’s legacy.

“Never … have we seen a president so seemingly bent on reversing, negating, even obliterating his predecessor’s signature accomplishments,” Cooper said Oct. 14 on his show “Anderson Cooper 360.”

President Obama signs his health care bill.

“If you want to know what President Trump is against, you only have to look at what President Obama was for, and in all fairness none of this should be a surprise. He campaigned on much of it, and if nothing else he’s keeping his promises now,” Anderson said.

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Indeed, among a list of more than 170 first-year accomplishments WND has compiled, are countless reversals of Obama’s policies. Along with tackling Obama’s signature domestic and foreign policy accomplishments – Obamacare and the Iran deal – Trump notably has withdrawn the U.S. from the Paris Climate Accords and the Trans Pacific Partnership, and scrapped the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program for the children of illegal immigrants.

Here is a sampling of what Trump has done in his first year in office to reverse Obama’s legacy:


The failure to repeal and replace Obamacare is regarded as perhaps the biggest legislative failure of President Trump’s first year in office. Yet, Trump managed to eliminate the linchpin of Obama’s signature law, the individual mandate, through the tax-reform bill passed in December.

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