Speed Reads

first 100 days

Trump says his accomplishments in his first 100 days are unrivaled. He hasn't passed any major legislation.

President Trump, not being one to forgo a hyperbole, bragged Wednesday to Fox Business that there isn't "a presidential period of time in the first 100 days where anyone's done nearly what we've been able to do."

Trump's major accomplishments have so far been fairly limited — so limited, in fact, that his staff is reportedly scrambling to figure out how to spin his first 100 days as the end of the symbolic period quickly approaches with little legislation to show for it. Earlier this week, Reuters described the successful appointment of Judge Neil Gorsuch as "the biggest triumph so far for the new administration" while Politico pointed out the victory still "required the Senate rewriting its own rules to overcome Democratic opposition."