What happened to the promises made at the 2016 convention?

Where is the infrastructure promised? Where are the health care improvements? Where are the tax cuts for the lower and middle classes?

Those are just a few promises that were never kept.

George Laiacona

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Claudia Burnam

Yep, promises not kept by democrats elected to congress. E G Wiley

Gary Miller

If the promises not kept are what you still want kept don't vote for any Democrat for any office, City, county, state or national because the un kept promises are things Democrats don't want and stalled in congress.

Carlos Ponce

"What happened to the promises made at the 2016 convention?"

Trump kept many of them before Democrats took the House and had a different agenda - impeach!

"Where is the infrastructure promised?" Trump is still waiting for the Pelosi House to give the Senate a bill since expenditure bills must start in the House.

" Where are the health care improvements?Lower drug costs are the start. He's lowered the cost of insulin. An overhaul of healthcare missed being passed when the Arizona Senator voted against it.

The wall (border barrier/fence) was promised and is being built. promise made, promise kept.

Trump promised to improve VA medical care. Promise made, promise kept.

Trump even carried out promises made but not kept by other presidents such as moving the embassy.

Promise made by Clinton, GW Bush, Obama, kept by Trump.

For mores see:

https://www.promiseskept.com/

Emile Pope

Apparently some people are too ignorant to know that the Republicans controlled the house until 2019...

Carlos Ponce

And look at all the good that Hose did, Emile! Problem was Republicans did not have the 60+ majority in the Senate needed to further those bills.

David Hardee

For those that look for disappointments there ease to find or to conjure s is done in this article. Congress answered your question "Although there is recognition of the need to upgrade American infrastructure from both sides of the political aisle, as of April 2020, no major infrastructure bill has been passed due to disagreements over the details of such a spending package, namely, what to spend on, how much to spend, and how to pay for it."

The better question is "REMEMBER this." "Despite the miserable results from the $48 billion spent on infrastructure in the $787 billion American Reinvestment and Recovery Act, President Obama's. -shovel ready jobs Obama Biden never appeared but the money evaporated into the Democratic progressive liberals swamp. . Michele had 238 assistants made up of family and friends. Do you have any idea how many Ivanka has, probably not?

Emile Pope

Your president is a failure and a con artist. Excuses made, corruption kept...

PD Hyatt

Your President Obama was the most corrupt president that this nation has ever had to suffer through.... His spy gate made Nixon's water gate look like childs play....

Claudia Burnam

[thumbup]E G Wiley

Charles Douglas

In addition to Obama being corrupt, he refused to annually fund Historical Black Universities...( he liked seeing them march in every year, with hats in hands, to beg him ). Trump got rid of that! Now those Universities are getting their aid just like Harvard, Notre Dame, and YALE! Thank Trump Diesel for that! While you at it ...thank him for Pardoning Jack Johnson Ex Heavyweight Boxing Champion of the world! Obama refused to do that too! While you are at it thank Trump for signing the First Step Legislation making it possible for AFRICAN-AMERICANS & LATINOS unjustly, and unproportionally imprisoned for crimes, and were given longer sentence than others committing the same crimes to be released for a second chance. These laws were created by JOE BIDEN and used by Kamala Harris to abuse Minorities! These two individuals are on assignment to raise taxes, knock down our borders, take our guns, and free speech away, create more sanctuary cities, dismantle ICE, defund our police, deport our energy independence by ripping away from us all fossil fuel jobs and factories and send them BACK to the MOTHER LAND, CHINA! China owns Kamala and Biden! It would not surprise me if the both of them were fluent in Mandarin Chinese! The LEFT with their green deal have California on ROLLING ELECTRICAL BLACK-OUTS right now! So much for getting rid of fossil energy huh?

David Hardee

Some day Emile, you will make a comment worthy of a response.

David Smith

Your President Pelosi has nothing but resist for 4 yrs Emile.. she hasnt offered one infrastructure bill..

And BTW like it or Not ..Trump is your President also

... jjust like when I had to put with the Muslim

Pete Nanos

"Jesus walked on water, but he got his sandals wet". Dems are special aren't they?

Emile Pope

https://www.nbcnews.com/politics/2020-election/promises-kept-not-entirely-here-are-five-pocketbook-pledges-trump-n1238732

Carlos Ponce

Let your heart not be troubled, Emile. Trump will fulfill all promises in his second term if given a voting majority Republican Hose an Senate. Time to send Pelosi packing!

Mike Zeller

This seems like a touchy subject, for all you gullible Kool-Aid drinkers.

Carlos Ponce

So, Mike, don't drink the Kool-Aid!

Gary Miller

Promisses were kept but some were dependent on actions in the House of Representivs. Ask Pelosi why they were not kept.

George Laiacona

As we can see, any comment has two sides. In the meantime lower and middle class Americans are left in dust!

domenico nuckols

I pay more now on Medicare parts B, D, and F. On average 11%. Also, more for prescription drugs. Boy he kept his promise.

David Hardee

Every legitimate citizen that maintains a health policy is paying more. That 11% is the result of nonpayment .of. health care (free) for illegal immigrants to the tune of $18.5 billion a year . ... federal taxpayers provided $11.2 billion in subsidized care to undocumented ... That is, if a hospital's uncompensated care burden rises by $1 million, .

domenico nuckols

Promise not kept, lower drug prices not!

domenico nuckols

It's easy to put the blame on someone else than the President

David Hardee

Mr. Nuckols, a little of your attention to the Congress struggle to find a bipartisan agreement to health care issues will provide your missing knowledge. President Trump will again have to use the Executive Order path to accomplish drug cost reduction. If your ilk would quit joining in the moaning of the progressive liberals a lot could be accomplished.

Trump has struggled to get the best for you. And in converse he has done nothing that has harmed you. Your 11% increase is a financial difficulty then get one of the many assistant programs for those in difficulty that the drug companies provide.

Carlos Ponce

It's easier for domenico nuckols to blame President Trump for everything.

Charles Douglas

It is so funny and hilarious to me when I watched a Black Democratic Surrogate on TV the other day stand up and recite a statement made by Harriet Tubbman, which went like this: " In my times of fighting back, I freed hundreds of slaves, but I could have freed thousands more, IF THEY HAD KNOWN THEY WERE SLAVES!" What got me was this Black surrogate was so deceived and hooked on DEMOCRATIC LIES, neglect, control, and was blind to all the horrible strategies the DEMOCRATS have used to keep the BLACK race in their Hip pocket, ...that he thought Harriet Tubbman was taking about African-Americans who have left the Plantations of today, ( SLAVERY 3.O ), and who have observed the other side of the mountains of PROSPERITY & BLESSINGS Dr. KING described in his famous speech....called "I've Been To The Mountain Top!" Surrogates have nothing to say about the DEMS taking God out of their Convention pledge, the looting, beatings, rioting, and burnings in the streets of DEMOCRATIC controlled cities today, nor a peep about the horrific acts of ABORTION and INFANTICIDE! I submit that THEY are no longer serving the GOD of the universe, but have taken to following after other gods which the bible warns about! You don't love God by stripping his name away in shame, and you dont love your fellow human being by Murdering him, in the womb or outside of it! OH TALK BACK TO ME IF YOU CAN!!!

Charles Douglas

Tell that to Mayor LIGHTFOOT, Obama, Biden, and Kamala. All they care about is filling their own coffers...and that is it! BLACKS, have been on the bottom for centuries in this country with Democrats harvesting our votes having done NOTHING for us and they STILL are not giving us anything, but sub-par schools, crime ridden neighborhoods, menial jobs, welfare, and food stamps! Oh wait, they do bombard us with their lying Progressive Strategy to keep us on their plantation, by selling us WOLF TICKETS ....making us believe we are perpetual VICTIMS of what SLAVERY done to our fore-fathers 400 years ago! They want us to believe we can't and will never measure up to everybody else! They have African-Americans dying and going to a six-foot grave thinking that statues, and Confederate names on schools and buildings are what keeps us down! They even STRIPPED GOD out of the pledge of allegiance at their DNC Conference a couple of weeks ago. I never observe so much SATANIC BS, ...deceptive manipulation, and control over a race of people since SLAVERY 1.0 was prevalent in the Civil War days! The leader of the DEMOCRATS was bold and brazen enough to admonish African-Americans just a month or so ago, that we still are SLAVES, METALLY, and need somebody to do our thinking for us, & to make our political choices for us! I guess the DEMS think we are still those African-Americans who accepted the leg irons and chains, then after that ...ACCEPTED "SHARE-CROPPING" SLAVERY for DECADES ..with no resistance! So now, it is no wonder we have Progressives Democrats and their BLACK SURROGATES ...who think it is okay to vote for and serve Democrats, for just "Cornbread and Buttermilk, ( Welfare & Foodstamps). Hey! Hey! " If we don't .....we AINT BLACK RIGHT?" [wink]

Gary Miller

George> You were responsible for some promises not fulfilled when you voted for Democrats. America elected Trump because we wanted his promises kept. All Democrats couldn't stop were kept. You may be disappointed all weren't kept but we are disappointed you voted for Democrats.

domenico nuckols

Mr. Hardee: When the Democrats regain the Senate, you will see lower drug prices. President use of Executive Order (He can, by law do it) is abuse of power.

Carlos Ponce

"When the Democrats regain the Senate..." EVERYTHING IS FREE! (Until you see your tax bill and the price increases when they only tax the so called "rich". The "rich" will simply move offshore and increase their prices to make up their tax increases. This was tried in New York, that's why you see Governor Cuomo begging the rich to return to his state.)

"Cuomo begs rich New Yorkers to leave Hamptons, return to NYC: ‘Come over, I’ll cook!’"

https://nypost.com/2020/08/05/cuomo-wealthy-residents-should-leave-hamptons-return-to-nyc/

"Baby Please Come Back, Says Andrew Cuomo"

https://www.nationalreview.com/2020/08/baby-please-come-back-says-andrew-cuomo/

"Cuomo calls on wealthy to return to New York City: 'You got to come back!'"

https://thehill.com/homenews/state-watch/510829-cuomo-calls-on-wealthy-to-return-to-new-york-city-you-got-to-come-back

But this time if Dems raise taxes on only the "rich", the "rich" will leave the US.

domenico nuckols

Carlos You don't or will not see the damage Trump has done and still doing. Blaming Joe Biden for the civil unrest in this country. Trump is a wanabe dictator.

Carlos Ponce

domenico you believe your fairy stories, I believe the facts.

Gary Miller

Carlos> A report in august said 500,000 have left NY already. If the 500,000 were Cuomo voters NY might have a GOP governor soon.

Charles Douglas

In the mean time Mr. Miller, have you had a chance to see the latest numbers of African-Americans supporting Trump in the polls? If he just get eye popping 20-26 percent it is GAME OVER MAN!!!!!!!! Hold it! Hold it! You know yourself those numbers are not RIGHT! African-Americans are holding Trump support numbers tighter than that! I suspect The real Poll Numbers will be a History making 30-35 % of African Americans going for Trump this time! Again, ...GAME OVER!!!! This is why Joe Biden is coming out of Hibernation!!!!!!

Charles Douglas

I see where with all the looting, all the burning, robbing, stealing, killing which the DEMOCRATS have supported by BLM, and Antifa, these last few months,...they are all now in unison and on one accord together in trying to blame it all on Trump now that their polls are sinking like a rock in the river, and African-Americans and Latinos are flocking to Trump in record numbers! They tried to lie all these days about it was all peaceful protests and the lawlessness was just a myth, One of their Democratic Leaders said! Well here is what they have done by their own stupidity, they have LOST THE ELECTION! It is OVER! Lastly, I will tell the world something God said about such behavior! ...." A false witness shall not be unpunished, and he that speaketh lies shall not escape." [ Proverbs 19:5 ] Go home it is finish, this was all we were waiting on ....for the LEFT TO fall in the same HOLE THEY DUG FOR TRUMP, and to get BASHED IN THR FACE with the same rock, lying accusations and persecutions hurled at our President! God said as much: " He who diggeth a pit SHALL fall therein, and he who rolleth a STONE ..it shall RETURN ONTO HIM AGAIN!" [ Proverbs 26:27 ] [beam]

Gary Miller

Charles> One poll said BLM approval fell from 23% to 0.0 in one area in one month. Not that BLM numbers of 0.5 % of population actually matters.

Gary Miller

Charles> Last week I saw a poll that estimated Trump could get 40% of black votes. Game over? 93% of Republicans support Trump. 63% of Independents support Trump. 13 % of Democrats support Trump. Trump support is growing, Biden support is declining. Game over? Biden could be a new Mondale. Mabey not 49 states but close to it.

Gary Miller

News today? All blue states have some Red Counties. Some like NY, Illinoise, New Jersey, California and others have more Red counties than Blue Counties. Red counties and Cities in blue states are reaping a bonanza from migration from Blue Cities. Trained and qualified police are getting jobs in Red counties or Cities. Not all are moving to Red suburbes of Blue Cities. Other Government employees are among the Blue City migration to Red Counties or Red states. Red gets richer, Blue losses. Not all the 500,000 who migrated from NYC were trained government employees but all were taxpayers.

Ted Gillis

David Smith, you are a disgusting human being.

I can’t believe people like you are out there living amongst us. I sure hope I never have to cross paths with you, as I’m sure the foulness coming off of you would linger for hours.

Carlos Ponce

Ted, your remarks to David Smith are not nice but it does reflect the Democrat Party's attitude towards anyone they disagree with. That's very Progressive of you.[sad][sad]

Ted Gillis

You don’t find that comment offensive Carlos?

You’re going to let that just slip on by because he’s on your side.

Call out the racist when you see them Carlos.

Or is is okay because you believe that there are “good people on both sides”?

Carlos Ponce

What does Ted find offensive?

Ted Gillis

Racists and racist comments are the most offensive things to me.

It’s the social equivalent to fingernails on a chalk board.

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