Barack Obama and Donald trump presidency comparison

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Subject Area:Economics

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Thesis statement: compare US presidents: Barack Obama vs. Donald trump. View the president’s foreign and domestic accomplishments and their political background. Background of US presidents (i) Barack Obama political and domestic background (ii) Donald trump political and domestic background (iii) Political affiliations (iv) United states micro economic state in 2009 (v) US political crisis 2. The united states Unemployment rate during the tenure of the two presidents (i) Unemployment rate during Barack Obama first term in office (ii) Rate of unemployment during the first year of Donald trump in office (iii) Comparison between Barack Obama and Donald trump ability in dealing with unemployment (iv) The rate of unemployment rate during the two presidents 3. Foreign policy implementation (i) Foreign policy introduction (ii) Comparison of the two presidents ways of dealing with foreign affairs (iii) Comparison of international relations between Barack Obama and Donald trump (iv) Comparison of public relations of the two presidents 4. Health care system (i) Healthcare system implementation (ii) The Obama care foundation (iii) Donald trump attack on Obama care (iv) Implementation of the affordable act. Conclusion INTRODUCTION Barack Obama was the 44th president of the United States and a member of the democratic movement party; he assumed office on January 20, 2009 at the age of 47 and served for 8 years. President Donald trump who is the incumbent president of the United States is a member of the Republican Party took office as the 45th president of the United States after Barack Obama on January 20, 2017 at the age of 70 years. Both presidents have different backgrounds and professions, while Donald trump is a real estate developer by profession Barack Obama is a community organizer, lawyer, and professor by profession.

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He never mind on the situation but used the slogan “yes we can” during his campaigns and that is how people entrusted him. The Obama accomplishments include, ending the 2008 recession which in February 2009, congress approved Obamas $787 billion economic stimulus package which he used to cut taxes, funded public works projects and extended unemployment benefit. The same recession come to an end in July when the GDP growth now turned positive. On October 9, 2009 he received the Nobel peace prize due to his extraordinary efforts and by the time he reduced the US nuclear warhead stockpile by 10 percent. President Donald trump agenda was so much into improving the economy and make America great again, from his first address to congress he addressed the economic highlights of which president Barack Obama also had. while the current unemployment rate is 4.

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which is equal to an improvement of 0. percent. On average the unemployment rate per month, the trump administration decreased unemployment rate by 1. percent. Both Barack Obama and Donald trump are foreign policy realists because they both believe that the world is a collection of nation states each primarily concerned with their own interest and that they are always in a competition with each other. The reality of this same approach on foreign policy is best understood in its contrast with the rival approach on liberalism, this approach argues that ever more and more complex ties between nations have made is what have made the work of the military useless in power. Barack Obama in his tenure eliminate Osama bin laden and withdrew troops from Iraq and Afghanistan wars, he attacked the al-Qaida leaders compound in Pakistan on May 1, 2011 and eliminated Osama Bin Laden who was a threat to the world.

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The military withdrawal and the killing of Osama Bin Laden reduced annual military spending and save the United States the huge budgets which they used to spend in dealing with terrorism. President Donald trump on his part has been I the forefront in the fight against terrorism, during his campaign he promised to bomb Iraq when he wins the presidential election and that come to pass in November 9 2017 when the United States damaged the hospital complex and surrounding areas of Mosul, Iraq. The Presidents. The White House website. whitehouse. gov/about/presidents (assessed February 23, 2012). This website has been useful in my research on comparison of the United States presidents because it gives detailed information of the United States presidents and the chronological achievements. This source emphasis in a broad perspective the economic performance of the united states economy and more so the and the contributions of president Donald trump since he assumed office, I found it useful since it gives me an insight of trump administration operates.

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Trump, Donald J. Time to Get Tough: Make America Great Again! Roguery Publishing, 2011. This is a journal on Donald trump manifesto during his campaign and his aspirations to his presidency. The journal is useful because some of his micro economic achievements have been addressed hence I found it useful in my research on his comparison with president Obama.

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