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Then President Barack Obama meets with Donald Trump in the Oval Office shortly after the Manhattan businessman, was elected.

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President Trump spent to roll his first year in office quickly, what his Democratic predecessor.

The result: the steady unraveling of a whole series of regulations and laws in force, under President Barack Obama, the everything from the Internet to the environment to health care.

Read on for 2017 overview of what has been done to Trump, to dismantle Obama’s regulatory legacy.

Health care

As a presidential candidate, Trump promised to regularly, will repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act – keeping in line with other Republicans. Efforts to completely overhaul the 2010 law by the Congress, have not been successful. But piece for piece, Trump has managed to dismantle some controversial Obama-era initiatives.

Efforts to completely overhaul the Affordable Care Act have so far been unsuccessful, but President Trump and the Republicans have scaled back the health care law, little by little.

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  • Individual mandate: Trump and the Republicans will use the sweeping tax-reform bill shortly before Christmas, passed, to repeal a large part of ObamaCare. The tax legislation eliminated in 2019, the penalty levied on Americans who do not buy health care.
  • Contraceptive mandate: The Trump administration in October announced that it would roll back ObamaCare’s mandate that employers provide health insurance that included certain kinds of contraception, like birth control, Plan B, intrauterine device, and sterilization procedures. The White house, the decision is given, other measures of protection to non-profit groups, universities and non-listed companies, which had objections to the mandate.
  • Cost-sharing reduction payments: Trump also announced that in October, the end of, certain health care cost-sharing subsidy payments to insurers. These payments are specific subsidies were paid by the Federal government, that part of copays and deductibles for people alleviated with lower income insurance bought by the market.
  • Insurance alternatives: Through an executive order, Trump has paved the way to an “alternative” to health insurance through the guidance of the Department of labor to expand access to “Association health plans.” The order for some consumers to purchase insurance across state lines.


A trump is the biggest Problem, even if he was a candidate for President, the immigration and border protection. His 2017 political changes reflect.

  • DACA: The Trump administration in September announced that it is phasing-out of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, which Congress just a few months to come up with – and pass– immigration-reform-legislation. White house officials and lawmakers work on a deal, which is expected to be revealed in January.
  • Sanctuary cities crackdown: The Trump administration has promised, down to crack down on “sanctuary cities” – places, which limit how much the local law enforcement cooperate with Federal immigration authorities. Trump, under an executive order signed in January that, in part, would strip Federal grant money to these cities. So far, that a Federal government has blocked a judge, the withholding of funds from sanctuary cities.


The rollback of environmental legislation is meant to promote the further development and punt given country, decisions back to the States, said Trump management.

A depot used to see store pipes for Transcanada Corp’s planned Keystone XL oil pipeline in Gascoyne, North Dakota.

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  • Clean-Power-Plan: The Trump administration is moving in the direction of the exchange from the Obama-era ” Clean Power Plan. EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt announced in October, the administration intends to use the roll-back of the plan, in an effort to ease regulations on coal-fired power plants. According to the EPA, the movement to promote new developments of energy resources in the United States, and reduce regulations that have slowed this type of development.
  • Paris climate agreement: In August, the Trump administration formally told the United Nations that the U.S. plans to pull out of the 2015 Paris climate agreement – even though the start of the official withdrawal procedures. The State Department said that it can not begin to officially withdraw from the contract until November 2019.
  • Pipes: at the beginning of his presidency, Trump signed executive orders, revived the controversial Keystone XL and Dakota access pipelines.
  • Cuts in Federal countries: Trump in December signed executive orders, two of Utah’s national monuments – the ears of a bear, and the Grand Staircase-Escalante. The move was heralded by Trump administration, as a nod to the rights of the States, although environmentalists criticized the decision.


If it promised to trade agreements, Trump, and “America first”.

  • The Trans-Pacific nership: Immediately after taking office, Trump signed an executive order to withdraw the U.S. from the Trans-Pacific partnership deal. Trade Minister announced the insistence in November of an agreement with the free-trade deal, according to the Associated Press.


Betsy DeVos could be a Manager, trump most controversial Cabinet, and hit the ground running in their position.

A gender-neutral bathroom is seen at the University of California, Irvine, Irvine, California. The trump administration to revoke Federal policy that allowed public school students to toilets and other facilities that corresponded with their gender identity, not necessarily the sex they were assigned at birth.

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  • Campus sexual assault guidelines: DeVos repealed in September, the Obama-era guidelines for higher education institutions, such as the campus sexual assault investigations. In its place temporary guides that you said, “treat all students fairly.” DeVos and other Republicans had criticized the Obama administration’s approach to the campus sexual assault epidemic, as you said, the system denies the due process rights of the accused.
  • Transgender bathroom policy: The Trump administration to revoke Federal policy that allowed public school students to toilets and other facilities that corresponded with their gender identity. The Obama-era policies were lifted in February.

Net neutrality

The Federal Communications Commission voted along party lines to dismantle Obama-era Internet rules in December. Line of Ajit Pai, the Trump-appointed FCC Chairman, the Commission moved the repeal of net neutrality rules on Internet service providers (ISPs), which prevented them from, in favour of their own services or to certain clients about those of the competition.

Critics argue that the repeal of these regulations could mean that consumers would have to pay to start any more, for Internet services as an ISP could begin to “bundle” services such as certain websites or applications and more, free of charge, based on what a person wants to have access to But the proponents pointed out, to note that the ISPs continue to be many other regulations and argued that this step to encourage more competition, which ultimately lower prices.

Foreign policy

When it comes to foreign policy, Trump the opinions of other Nations and leaders are not a secret. Just take a look at his Twitter account, to see how he feels about North Korea’s Kim Jong-Un every week. But he preferred to adopt the most important political changes as well.

  • Iran Deal: Trump in October announced that he planned to decertify the controversial Iran nuclear deal, leaving the future of the agreement to the Congress. The decertification does not mean that the US pulled automatically from the contract, but Trump left the door open for the possibility in the future.
  • Cuba travel restrictions: The Trump management is partially restricted, the newfound freedom, the Americans also had a trip to Cuba. Obama restored diplomatic relations with the Caribbean country in the year 2015, but the Trump administration’s Rollback, which businesses Americans visit in the country.

Criminal justice and police

While running for President, Trump is a “law-and-order, promised” the President.

Attorney Gen., Jeff Sessions of angry civil rights activists, if he is an Obama-era rolled-Directive, state promoted to avoid attorneys to charge certain drug offenders in a way that you would have to face long, mandatory sentences.

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  • Criminal-download-policy: Attorney General Jeff Sessions raised a Directive from the previous administration, encouraged prosecutors to avoid charging certain drug offenders in a way that they would leave, on long, mandatory minimum sentences. Meetings revoke the Directive in may, and pointed to calculate its Prosecutor “and to pursue the most serious, readily provable offense.” The move angered civil rights groups.
  • Military equipment for the police: In August, the Trump administration revived, a Federal program limited to Obama, it enables local police departments to obtain excess military equipment. Critics have long the “militarization” of the police defendants in America; Obama largely exit the program following concerns that armoured vehicles and other military surplus equipment could contribute to tensions between police and civilians.

Kaitlyn Schallhorn is a Reporter for Fox News. You can follow her on Twitter @K_Schallhorn.

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