Trump Says He Will Issue Executive Order On First Day In Office Withdrawing U.S. From TPP

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In a video message released moments ago by Donald Trump, the President-Elect announced that he has asked his team to develop a list of executive actions for his first day as president and announced that he would issue an executive order on his first day of office, withdrawing the US from the Trans Pacific Partnership, and would issue a notification of intent to withdraw from the TPP, voiding Obama's "free-trade legacy."

Trump stated that his agenda "will be based on a simple core principle, putting America first... whether it's producing steel, building cars, or curing disease, I want the next generation of production and innovation to happen right her on our great homeland."

He added that he would issue a rule, along the lines of what he proposed during his Gettysburg address, that for every new government regulation, two existing regulations must be eliminated, and said that he will direct the labor department to investigate abuses of visa programs.

  • TRADE - Withdraw from TPP and negotiate bilateral trade deals in America's favor
  • ENERGY - Cancel job-killing restrictions on American energy industry (including shale energy and clean coal)
  • REGULATION - For each new regulation, 2 old rules must be eliminated
  • NATIONAL SECURITY - Develop a plan to protect America's vital infrastructure from cyber-attacks and all other forms of attack
  • IMMIGRATION - Direct Department of Labor to investigate all abuses of visa programs
  • ETHICS REFORM - Drain the swamp by imposing a 5-year ban on executive officials becoming lobbyist after they leave the administration (and a lifetime ban on lobbying for foreign governments)

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Gambit's picture


Ignatius's picture

Can you imagine the HATRED if/when Trump succeeds?

Have the snowflakes factored that in yet?  I know it's hard to think through the tears.

Exponential might not hardly describe it.

Holy hand grenade of Antioch's picture
Holy hand grenade of Antioch (not verified) Ignatius Nov 21, 2016 6:25 PM

Fuk yea!!!

Manthong's picture

F U transnational globalist corporations and your dreams of usurping national sovereignty.

nmewn's picture


jcaz's picture

Sticking with the points that got him there-  already, he's smarter and more honest than the past 4 administrations....

Go Trump.

Beam Me Up Scotty's picture

How about tax reform?  The tax code is nothing more than a vote buying scheme.  I shouldn't have to pay a turd counter 70 or 80 grand a year to fill out my taxes.  It should be as simple as putting it on a post card.  Sorry to say it, but all of you accountants and tax preparers are nothing but parasites on people who actually produce something.

Oh and term limits.  Dont forget about term limits.

PrayingMantis's picture


   ... so far, for President Trump, everything is awesome! ... especially after the dressing down of those MSM retards at the Trump Tower and their complete dismissal and degradation of their 'supposedly' authoritative stature in their fake journalism circles ...

      ... meanwhile, move over Elon Musk and take your Tesla with you ... this could be the world’s fastest electric car: the NIO EP9 ... "China’s NextEV says its new electric supercar is the world’s fastest" ... >>> ...

... and the car looks simply wicked! (if you like supercars ;) ... check out the photos ...


CrazyCooter's picture

The only way this could get any better is if he pulls government guarantee of student loan debt - which would promptly kill easy credit for going to college - and subsequently the price of a college education.

That would grab them by the pussy!



Vatican_cameo's picture


Is this what they refer to as the "Nuclear Option"?  If it isn't, it should be.  This little party is just getting started.

cheech_wizard's picture

Just another effort by TPTB using their mainstream media flunkies to try to infiltrate the Trump camp.

Standard Disclaimer: You didn't trust the mainstream media before the election, why trust them after the election?

zorba THE GREEK's picture

If Zorba was president, he would make his first executive order to make it legal for the president to bitch slap any lying bitch .
Starting with Hillary, Pelosi and Lynch, and ad infinitude

ali_baba's picture

"and a lifetime ban on lobbying for foreign governments"

The sweaty fat bastards from Israel? Surely not. What would America do with the 80%  money/resources/time they would save?

Al Gophilia's picture

You can bet your bottom dollar that the second order consequences aren't going to felt in America. No, they will be played out in foreign lands where the ministers of finance will be pondering: If the US is broke and is planning on a protective business platform, how are we going to respond? We're broke too, so what are we to use for money? Are we to accept an overbearing demand from a nation of bankrupts that we accept more of their IOUs as payment for our goods and services? If America places import restrictions or tariffs upon our goods and services as implied by Trump's plan to impose a 30% import tax on Ford if they moved to Mexico, how will we respond? With the strength of the $US occuring as we speak, will they slap an import tariff on our goods to offset the cheapness of our products compared to theirs? 

Many questions are to crop up, these are just some of them that my feeble mind has thought of.

AlphaSeraph's picture

IMO the lobbyist restrictions he proposed are far more important than term limits. Ron Paul was a 22 year elected representitive that restrictions would have dampened his positive message.


Just a thought. 

hxc's picture



Check out TurboTax (the online version). Super cheap and easier than shit :) Not shillin here, just saying ive used em the past two years and their shit works fine for me.

whip_sawed's picture

What about Fed/Wall Street reform?

Miffed Microbiologist's picture

Interesting how Trump is proving his competence as the days progress. For once there is leadership in the White House and though the next four years will be difficult, I look forward seeing some assholes finally getting their due.


WernerHeisenberg's picture

Oh yeah baby!  From the land of the long white cloud.

Shemp 4 Victory's picture

But hey, what better way is there to ease any uncertainty in the markets than by telling everyone what you will be doing, when you'll be doing it, and then following through?

SunRise's picture

Pssss. Hear that sound - Snowflakes melting.

nmewn's picture

Good, I was running low on their tears, now I won't be thirsty ;-)

hxc's picture

More like whoooooooooshhhhhh!!!!!

jmack's picture

it was the same way with Reagan, so yea, i can imagine it, and it is delicious

Enki Anu's picture

All who voted for President Trump,
Congratulations . I love the man more by the hour.
I hope Hitlery ends up in Jail for the Treasons she committed .

GreatUncle's picture

Me too ... free trade kills those in other nations currently being exploited by the globalists.

thesonandheir's picture

I'll second that thought.


Lumberjack's picture

However, if Rick Perry is appointed head of DOE its game over.

Blankone's picture

Yes, Obama, Clinton many Dem's and many Repub's in DC were for this agreement.

But, what was the stance of those who opposed Trump?  For a bit it seemed the young liberals were against it because it was big corp taking over and taking control.  And because no one was allowed to review the provisions inluded within.  But then Hillary was for it so it faded back as an issue.

Will the protestors now protest this rejection of the agreement?  How will big labor respond now, will they find it in themselves to voice appreciation? 

Newbie lurker's picture

I'm under no illusion that everything will be magic and elf farts, but damn I like what I see so far.

Stan Smith's picture

+1 and lots, lots, lots more.

Anyone who doesnt think he's going to do some dumb ass stuff is naive.    But if he does nothing else but point this country in the right direction,  we'll be in far better shape than we've been.


GreatUncle's picture

He can stumble and gaff all he want, provided he is walking the way people wanted him to who give a toss.

thetruthhurts's picture

And now the MSM just got corn holed Too! And (I hope) Trump puts the Alt-Media on Air Force One and in the White House Press Room and revolks the press passes of the MSM!

drendebe10's picture

I see ur FU & raise it x 10.

Lynx Dogood's picture

TPP vs FREE TRADE? There is no free trade in TPP. Joke on the consumer by corporations that screws countries. Obama can not or appears to be unable to read..... Or his black ass is so bought just like the other white and black asses in the house and senate that he does not care. Drain the swamp, I will provide rope!!!


Have to have a rule of LAW FIRST, Pres Elect TRUMP.




hxc's picture


These trade deals are just big bundles of crony "capitalist" agreements between countries to give certain companies special privileges.

To paraphrase Rothbard... you don't need some kind of treaty in order to buy and sell shit to each other. Just buy and sell shit to each other

shamus001's picture

In BOTH holes! This officially prevents Obama from lobbying after he gets out! HAHAHA! Checkmate Biiiiaaaaaachhh!

NotApplicable's picture

Sorry, but I bet there's nothing stopping him from from heading all of Soros' NGOs.

GreatUncle's picture

Might be a legal challenge on this.

You signed up to make your money after office in lobbying so the act is retrospective on all those in office.

If you cannot agree to it though ... that's nice to know you can resign now.

Those that leave will be able to lobby but you can tighten the system so that nobody is able to listen to those just left.

Diatom's picture

JFK Remastered (Coming soon...)


“Ladies and gentlemen. The very word “secrecy” is repugnant in a free and open society. And we are as a people, inherently and historically, opposed to secret societies, to secret oaths, and to secret proceedings. We decided long ago, that the dangers of excessive and unwarranted concealment of pertinent facts far outweigh the dangers which are cited to justify it.  

Even today, there is little value in opposing the thread of a closed society by imitating its arbitrary restrictions. Even today, there is little value in assuring the survival of our nation if our traditions do not survive with it. And there is very grave danger that an announced need for increased security will be seized upon by those anxious to expand its meaning to the very limits of official censorship and concealment.  

That I do not intend to permit to the extent that it’s in my control. And no official of my administration whether his rank is high or low, civilian or military, should interpret my words here tonight as an excuse to censor the news, to stifle dissent, to cover up our mistakes, or to withhold from the press or the public the facts they deserve to know.

For we are opposed around the world by a monolithic and ruthless conspiracy that relies primarily on covert means for expanding its sphere of influence, on infiltration instead of invasion, on subversion instead of elections, on intimidation instead of free choice, on guerrillas by night instead of armies by day.


It is a system which has conscripted vast human and material resources into the building of a tightly knit highly efficient machine that combines military, diplomatic, intelligence, economic, scientific and political operations. Its preparations are concealed, not published. It’s mistakes are buried, not headlined. Its dissenters are silenced, not praised. No expenditure is questioned, no rumor is printed, no secret is revealed.

No President should fear public scrutiny of his program. For from that scrutiny comes understanding, and from that understanding comes support or opposition, and both are necessary.

I’m not asking your newspapers to support an administration. But I am asking your help in the tremendous task of informing and alerting the American people. For I have complete confidence in the response and dedication of our citizens whenever they are fully informed.

I not only could not stifle controversy among your readers, I welcome it. This administration intends to be candid about its errors. For as a wise man once said, an error doesn’t become a mistake until you refuse to correct it. We intend to accept full responsibility for our errors. And we expect you to point them out when we miss them.

Without debate, without criticism, no administration and no country can succeed, and no republic can survive. That is why the Athenian lawmaker, Solon, decreed it a crime for any citizen to shrink from controversy.

That is why our press was protected by the First Amendment, the only business in America specifically protected by the Constitution, not primarily to amuse and to entertain, not to emphasis the trivial and the sentimental, not to simply give the public what it wants, but to inform, to arouse, to reflect, to state our dangers and our opportunities, to indicate our crisis and our choices, to lead, mold, educate and sometimes even anger public opinion.

This means greater coverage and analysis of international news, for it is no longer far away and foreign, but close at hand and local. It means greater attention to improve the understanding of the news as well as improve transmission. And it means finally that government at all levels must meet its obligation to provide you with the fullest possible information outside the narrowest limits of national security.

And so it is to the printing press, to the recorder of man’s deeds, the keeper of his conscience, the courier of his news, that we look for strength and assistance. Confident that with your help, man will be what he was born to be, free and independent   "JFK APRIL 1961"

Joe Mama 3's picture

JFK's mentioning of specifically the word "secrecy" might have been directed towards the craft. Rule 1: belief in a God, Rule 2: Secrecy. Paraphrased from The Juris Prudence of Freemasonry

johngaltfla's picture

Gambit post = winning.

Obama has to be freaking the hell out over this in private.

Raffie's picture

2nd day repeal ALL GUN BANS for up to 20 years back and country wide conceal carry permit is what I want to see.

CoolClo's picture

Especially the banning of any new machineguns into the NFA registry, on  May 15, 1986...

JuliaS's picture

My absolute favorite: "For each new regulation, 2 old rules must be eliminated."

When my house was starting to get cluttered with junk, about 5 years ago, I made this rule that for every new thing I brought into the house I had to throw away 2. At first it was easy, as I would pick things I didn't really need. The rule didn't feel like that big of a deal, but eventually I got down to core necessities and that made me think hard each time I went to buy something. Instead of focusing on short-term psychological gratification from purchase, I'd contemplate whether it was worth having a new thing instead of 2 old ones. The "thing" had to be at least twice as good to be worth spending money on. The rule did wonders for my family's budget.

I want Trump to stick to his rule, though knowing his stance on deficit spending and the fact that first year in office everyone spends like a drunken sailor to create euphoria, I don't know what his promises actually imply.

Withdrawing from TPP - that's a good decision 100%.

I like this guy.

And to all of my female co-workers who think I should've voted Hillary because she was a woman... well, so was Jill Stein. Somehow they completely ignore the fact that Hillary wasn't the only woman there. Hypocritical bitches, each and every one of them. To this day they cringe and whine. Time to move on, ladies!

bh2's picture

Good rule to follow: if you haven't used it in five years, rid yourself of it.

Except, of course, for your Glock. :)