Trump touts administration's achievements in early morning tweet

Trump touts administration's achievements in early morning tweet
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President TrumpDonald John TrumpLieu: There will be 'widespread civil unrest' if Trump fires Mueller Attorneys for Trump, Mueller hold face-to-face meeting to discuss potential interview topics: report Trump tariffs not helpful for nuclear talks, South Korea says MORE early Wednesday touted his administration's achievements, pointing to a report from the Heritage Foundation that shows he is implementing the conservative group's agenda at a faster rate than former President Reagan.

In the tweet, Trump quoted the Heritage Foundation's Thomas Binion, who told the Washington Examiner he was "blown away" by the pace.


"The Heritage Foundation has just stated that 64% of the Trump Agenda is already done, faster than even Ronald Reagan. 'We’re blown away,' said Thomas Binion of Heritage, President Trump 'is very active, very conservative and very effective. Huge volume & spectrum of issues.' " Trump tweeted.

Trump has so far implemented 64 percent of the group's 334 policy recommendations, Heritage said, compared to Reagan, who had implemented 49 percent at this point in his presidency. Reagan famously handed out copies of the group's inaugural "Mandate for Leadership" at his very first Cabinet meeting to his assembled staff.

“It is absolutely a winning agenda,” Binion, the group's director of congressional and executive branch relations, told the Examiner. “He has been very, very active. He is moving the ball in the conservative direction."

Among the key initiatives the group has supported are the repeal of net neutrality rules passed under the Obama administration, the reduction of Obama-era national monuments and leaving the Paris climate accord.