President Trump's First


days in office

"We will once more have a government of, by and for the people.” - Donald J Trump


  • Met with the National Governor's Association in the State Dining Room. While doing so, he outlined his plan for a hike in defense spending as part of his upcoming budget plan.

  • Led a listening session with health insurance CEOs.


  • With first lady Melania Trump, hosts U.S. governors to a White House ball. 


  • Has working lunch with Wisconsin GOP Gov. Scott Walker to discuss plans to repeal and replace ObamaCare.



  • Led a listening session with manufacturing CEOs.

  • Spoke with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.

  • Led a listening session on domestic and human trafficking.


  • Met with Secretary of State Rex Tillerson.

  • Discussed the federal budget over lunch and discussed the subject with senior staff.



  • Met with generals at Mar-a-Lago before flying back to The White House.


  • Meets with potential candidates for the job of national security adviser -- acting adviser, retired Lt. Gen. Keith Kellogg; former U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, John Bolton; Army Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster and the superintendent of the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, Lt. Gen. Robert Caslen.


  • Holds a high-energy, campaign-style rally in central Florida reminiscent of those that excited supporters and helped him win the White House.




  • Participated in a listening sessions with the Retail Industry Leaders Association and member company CEOs.

  • Met with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and held working lunch.

  • Held press conference with Netanyahu.


  • Participated in a parent-teacher conference listening session at the White House.

  • Had lunch with N.J. Gov. Chris Christie and his wife.

  • Signed legislation rolling back part of the Dodd-Frank financial regulations. The legislation repeals a rule that requires oil and gas companies to disclose payments to the U.S. or foreign governents for commercial development.

  • Spoke to British Prime Minister Theresa May.



  • Scheduled to meet in Mar-a-Lago, Florida, with businessman Steve Mnuchin, who is expected to be confirmed Monday as Treasury secretary. 


  • Played golf with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzō Abe, in two days of hosting the world leader at Trump International Golf Club, in Jupiter, Fla. 


  • Met with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.

  • Held a press conference with Abe, and vowed more action on immigration and security after a suspension of his executive order was upheld by an appeals court.

  • Left on Air Force One for Mar-a-Lago.


  • Signed three orders creating DOJ task forces to combat crime and cartels. 

  • Met with airline industry representatives. 

  • Spoke with Middle East allies and other foreign leaders by phone. 



  • Met with county sheriffs. 

  • Held listening session with Veterans Affairs officials. 

  • Met with House Oversight Committee Chairman Jason Chaffetz. 



  • Watched the Super Bowl at Mar-a-Lago.


  • Issued three fact sheets on his first two weeks in office -- including one titled "Getting Americans Back to Work" and another titled "Making Americans Safe Again."


  • Met with business leaders as part of the Strategy and Policy Forum.

  • Treasury Department announced new sanctions on nearly two-dozen individuals and companies in response to Iran’s recent missile tests.

  • Issued an executive order directing the Treasury secretary to review the 2010 Dodd-Frank financial regulatory law.

  • Issued a presidential memorandum instructing the Labor Department to delay implementing an Obama rule requiring financial professionals who are giving advice on retirement, and who charge commissions, to put their clients first.




  • Held an African American History Month listening session at the White House.

  • Met with Supreme Court groups at the White House.



  • Met with small business leaders at the White House.

  • Signed executive order instructing agencies that whenever they introduce a regulation, they must first abolish two others.

Promise kept

His "one in, two out" rule on regulations was part of his pledge to streamline government and make America more friendly to businesses.


  • Spoke with Saudi Arabia King Salman bin Abdul Aziz; Mohammed bin Zayed, the crown prince of the UAE; and acting-South Korea President Hwang Kyo Ahn.


  • Spoke to five world leaders: Russian President Vladimir Putin; Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe; German Chancellor Angela Merkel, French President Francois Hollande and Australia Prime Minster Malcolm Turnbull.

  • Signed executive orders to restructure the National Security Council and Homeland Security Council and to extend bans on ex-administration officials working as lobbyists to five years -- including a lifetime ban on ex-officials lobbying for foreign countries. Also signed memorandum on fighting ISIS. 

Promise kept

Fulfilled his promise of a 5 year-ban on officials becoming lobbyists after they leave government, and a lifetime ban on White House officials lobbying on behalf of a foreign government.


  • Met with UK Prime Minister Theresa May

  • Spoke with Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto over the phone.

  • Made his first visit to the Pentagon.

  • Signed an executive order imposing a 120-day suspension of the refugee program and a 90-day ban on travel to the U.S. from citizens of seven terror hot spots, including Iraq, Iran, Syria, Libya, Yemen, Somalia and Sudan.

Promise kept

The executive order imposing travel restrictions and a refugee ban fulfills Trump's promise to "suspend immigration from terror-prone regions where vetting cannot safely occur." The order sparked controversy and pushback from both Democrats and Republicans.



  • Visited the Department of Homeland Security.

  • Signed orders dealing with immigration enforcement and border security. Measures called for constructing a U.S.-Mexico border wall, cutting funding to sanctuary cities, hiring thousands more border and immigration agents, toughening immigration enforcement and reinstating federal-local immigration partnerships. 


  • Signed orders reviving consideration of the Keystone XL and Dakota Access pipelines, as well as additional actions aimed at expediting the permitting process and encouraging the use of U.S. steel. 

  • Met with auto industry representatives. 

  • Spoke on the telephone with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi. 

Promise kept

Asked TransCanada to resubmit its Keystone XL pipeline proposal, and directed agencies to approve it without delay


  • Signed orders withdrawing the U.S. from the TPP trade deal; imposing a federal hiring freeze; and reinstating the ban on federal funding for abortion services in other countries. 

  • Met with business leaders and union leaders.

  • Spoke with Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi over the phone.

Promise kept

Signed memos withdrawing the U.S. from the Trans-Pacific Partnership, and imposing a federal hiring freeze (exempting the military)


  • Swore in top administration officials including senior adviser Kellyanne Conway.

  • Talked with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, who accepted US invite.



President Trump took the oath of office, becoming the 45th president of the United States.

  • Took the oath of office, delivered inauguration address vowing to 'fight' for America.

  • Signed legislation allowing retired Gen. James Mattis to serve as Defense secretary.

  • Took part in inaugural parade.

  • Signs order telling agencies to ease the burden of ObamaCare. 

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