It is a symbolic date but it serves to make diagnoses. Donald Trump meets his first 100 days as president of the United States next Saturday. It does so with an ambivalent baggage: it registers the worst approval of a recent leader (about 40%), has reduced his aggressive rhetoric but has not achieved any legislative and political success beyond the support of his bases to the military attack in Syria and Beginning of the dismantling of Barack Obama’s legacy.
“I’ve done a lot. I’ve done more than any other president in his first 100 days and I think the first 100 days are an artificial barrier, “Trump says in an interview with the Associated Press.
The Republican says he has established “fundamentals to do great things,” especially in his relations with foreign leaders, and says his biggest milestone is the appointment of conservative Neil Gorsuch as the new Supreme Court Justice.The Senate approved the nomination two weeks ago, but did so for the first time with a simple majority vote against the Democratic Party’s rejection.
In the interview, Trump minimizes the failure of his proposal to reform the health care law of Obama as a result of the internal frictions of the Republican Party despite having a majority in the Capitol. And announces that on Wednesday he plans to announce his fiscal reform plan, which seeks to achieve his first legislative victory and fulfill his promise to move to the presidency his alleged negotiating skills as an entrepreneur.
“I have a great relationship with Congress. I think we’re doing very well and we have a great foundation for future things, “says Trump.