Klobuchar reveals 100 actions for first 100 days in office

Klobuchar reveals 100 actions for first 100 days in office
© Greg Nash

Democratic presidential hopeful Sen. Amy KlobucharAmy Jean KlobucharBiden struggles to reverse fall Krystal Ball rips media for going 'all-in' on Buttigieg's debate performance The Hill's Campaign Report: Biden camp faces new challenges MORE (D-Minn.) on Tuesday released a list of 100 executive actions she’d take in her first 100 days in office.

“In my first 100 days as president I will enact an ambitious, optimistic agenda to improve our health care, combat climate change, pursue economic justice and shared prosperity, and build a stronger democracy and safer world,” she said in an online statement. “With these concrete steps, we will put our country back on a path of progress where people have an opportunity to get ahead.” 

 

Some of her proposed orders would take aim at actions taken by President TrumpDonald John TrumpFlorida GOP lawmaker says he's 'thinking' about impeachment Democrats introduce 'THUG Act' to block funding for G-7 at Trump resort Kurdish group PKK pens open letter rebuking Trump's comparison to ISIS MORE, including ending the separation of families at the border.

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On day one, Klobuchar said she would “get the United States back” into the Paris climate agreement, according to a website listing her plans.

Other actions highlighted include immigration reform, introducing gun violence legislation that bans bump stocks and assault weapons, working to reenter the Iran nuclear agreement and making sure the citizenship question is not on the census.

She also vowed to ensure funding for Planned Parenthood and raise the minimum wage to $15 for federal contractors.

“After four years of Donald Trump, a new president can’t wait for a bunch of congressional hearings to act,” Klobuchar said. “The urgent problems our country is facing require immediate action.”

Klobuchar’s list of policies comes days before 20 Democratic candidates will take the stage for the first presidential debates in Florida.