The “Everything Terrible Trump Has Done So Far” Omnibus (Week 126)

Donald Trump
As part of the ongoing project to catalog every awful thing the Trump Administration has done as a reference for future political arguments and whatever few posterity survives to see 2020, here’s everything awful the Trump Administration has done this week.


1436. Failed to reimburse the government of Washington DC $7mn for the cost of his inauguration

1437. Tried to use the case against humanitarian aid worker Scott Warren to intimidate activists from helping migrants

1438. Attempted to undermine the labor rights of Federal employees

1439. Tried to pass off existing agreements with Mexico as a new trade deal and tried to take credit

1440. Attempted to use tanker explosions as a pretext to ratchet up hostilities against Iran

1441. Threatened to round up and deport millions

1442. Permanently ended foreign aid to Honduras, El Salvador and Guatemala

1443. Fully replaced the Obama Administration's Clean Power Plan with a watered energy policy that is estimated to cause 1.400 premature deaths

1444. Threatened to bypass congress and impose furloughs and layoffs on the Office of Personnel Management

1445. Dodged UN calls to investigate alleged attacks on oil tankers that it has been using to try to instigate hostilities against Iran

1446. Re-implemented policy withdrawing funding from family planning clinics

1447. Argued that migrant children don't need soap or toothbrushes


The big story this week was the Trump administration’s war mongering against Iran. But if Trump doesn’t kill us in a ill advised war in the Middle East, he’ll do it through environmental catastrophe, repealing an Obama era environmental policy, which experts believe will cause more than 1,400 premature deaths.

As always, I don’t expect to catch everything, so let me know if there’s anything you think I’ve missed. The full omnibus is being maintained here (a spreadsheet version can be found here). For an overall summary, click here.

  • June 21, 2019