Trump First 100 Days: President rips "ridiculous standard" for measuring early performance

President Donald Trump signed an executive order April 18th 2017directing federal agencies to implement the

President's tenure has been a mixed bag so far.

Trump has shown a strong focus on what he can get done in his first 100 days in office, and it's been clear for weeks that he's known it would be a major early measure of his presidency.

The president has been reportedly pressuring Republicans in Congress to pass some kind of health care plan by next week because he is anxious that the media will mock him for not having any major wins after the first 100 days of his presidency.

In fact, measuring the success of his first three months in office is something Trump has encouraged in the past. He has, however, made headway on getting his Supreme Court pick confirmed, rolling back regulations, and pushing "clean coal". Trump wrote on Twitter Friday morning.

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President Trump is complaining about being judged by the first 100 days of his presidency.

His attempt to find a replacement for Obamacare failed to secure enough support among Republicans on Capitol Hill.

His plans to immediately repeal and replace former President Barack Obama's Affordable Care Act stalled when members of the conservative Freedom Caucus refused to vote for the Trump-backed replacement bill, the American Health Care Act. After a rocky period during his first few weeks, when an executive order to block the entry of citizens from six Muslim-majority countries was blocked by the court and his national security advisor, Mike Flynn, was obliged to stand down after it was revealed he lied about a conversation with a Russian diplomat.

The president has received mostly positive marks for his decision to launch a missile strike against the regime of Syrian President Bashar Assad for its use of chemical weapons in a rebel-controlled region of Syria. By contrast, Trump aides said, the law was used only once before by other presidents.

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