What A Difference A President Makes
Trump & His Administration
In 4 Years
Biden & His Administration
In Less Than 2 Years
Passed a $2.2T tax cut that benefited the wealthy and corporations.
Passed more than 10 historic pieces of legislation including: the first gun control bill in 30 years; the largest investment in climate action ever; the largest economic rescue plan since Roosevelt; the largest infrastructure bill since Eisenhower; and the second largest health care bill since Kennedy.
Appointed 226 right-wing federal judges including 3 extremist Supreme Court Justices who have overturned Roe v. Wade and issued radical decisions impacting everyday Americans.
Appointed 84 of the most diverse, qualified federal judges including the first Black woman Supreme Court Justice.
Increased the deficit by 40% – $7.8T.
On track to reduce the deficit by a record $1.7T by the end of 2022.
Left the economy in the worst recession since the 1930s.
Resurrected the economy. Created nearly 10M jobs and restored every job lost in the pandemic. Delivered the lowest unemployment in 50 yrs.
Negotiated a deal with the Taliban to withdraw US troops that allowed the Taliban to rebuild and assume control over Afghanistan before the US exit.
Withdrew the US from the Paris Agreement, the UN Human Rights Council and the World Health Organization. Alienated NATO and allies. Extorted Ukraine.
Rejoined the Paris Agreement, the UN Human Rights Council and the World Health Organization.
Repaired the US’ global reputation and restored diplomacy with US allies.
United, strengthened and expanded NATO against Putin and provided critical support to Ukraine.
Reversed a nearly 20 year federal death penalty moratorium. In a 6 month period during the pandemic, Trump oversaw 13 federal executions – the first in 17 years and the most of any president in 120 years. 3 of the executions occurred in his final week in office.
Halted federal executions.
Badly mismanaged the COVID-19 pandemic.
Vaccinated 70% of Americans, provided free home tests and masks, reopened 99% of schools, and got Americans back to work.
First President to be impeached twice; to lose the WH, Senate and House since the 1930s; and the second to lose the popular vote.
The first presidential candidate to beat an incumbent president (in a 2-person race) since 1932. Received the most popular votes of any candidate in history.
Set record for making false and misleading claims – over 30K in 4 years.
Threatened election officials. Spread the Big Lie. Filed 63 lawsuits to overturn the 2020 election results. Incited his supporters to storm the Capitol and stop the certification of the 2020 election results.
LAST UPDATED ON SEPTEMBER 29TH, 2022