News ID: 191262
Published: 0718 GMT April 21, 2017

Trump calls 100-day assessment 'ridiculous'

Trump calls 100-day assessment 'ridiculous'

The US President Donald Trump said the 100-day benchmark often cited to measure a new administration’s achievements is a “ridiculous standard”.

Trump tweeted Friday, “No matter how much I accomplish during the ridiculous standard of the first 100 days, & it has been a lot (including S.C.), media will kill!” AP reported.

Trump hits the 100-day mark in office on April 29.

Since taking office, Trump has managed to get a Supreme Court justice confirmed and is pursuing tougher regulations on immigration. But his health care bill didn’t come up for a vote in the House and his travel ban was blocked in the courts.

The 100-day assessment started with President Franklin D. Roosevelt, because he got so much done.

Earlier this week, Trump declared that “no administration has accomplished more in the first 90 days”.

 

   
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