Monday, February 20, 2017
A month of #OyVeyDonaldTrump , by the numbers
A by-the-numbers look at some of Donald Trump's early activity as president:
(Credit: AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
A by-the-numbers look at some of Donald Trump’s early activity as president:
—24: Executive orders and memoranda signed. That includes orders to withdraw the United States from Trans-Pacific trade deal, impose a federal hiring freeze and reduce regulations related to the health care law enacted under former President Barack Obama.
—1: Executive orders blocked. An order to ban travelers from seven predominantly Muslim nations was blocked by federal judges. Trump is expected to issue a new order next week.
—4: Bills signed into law. They include a bill to halt a regulation blocking coal mining debris from being dumped in nearby streams.
—6: The average number of tweets per day from personal account @realDonaldTrump.
—25.1 million. Twitter followers for @realDonaldTrump.
—15.5 million. Twitter followers for official account @POTUS.
—4: Visits from foreign leaders. (Britain, Japan, Canada, Israel.)
—1: Canceled visit from foreign leader. (Mexico.)
—1: Supreme Court nomination. Judge Neil Gorsuch.
—2: Failed personnel choices. Andrew Puzder withdrew as the nominee for labor secretary; Michael Flynn was ousted as national security adviser.
—14: Cabinet-level nominations approved, out of 24 total.
—39: Percent of respondents who approve of Trump’s job performance in Pew Research Center poll conducted Feb. 7-12.
—3: Weekend trips to Trump’s Mar-a-Lago club in Florida.