If Elected, Trump Will Have a Busy First Day

So many executive orders to sign

Caren White
4 min readMay 30


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Like all candidates running for office, Trump is making promises to win votes. The difference with Trump is that he is promising to do it all during his first day in office.

Remember, a president’s first day in office is not a full day. More like a half-day workwise. First, he has to get sworn in, which normally takes place at noon. Then he has to give his inaugural address. Then he has to make his way to the White House, on foot at least part of the way.

So, it’s the middle of the afternoon before he actually gets to start signing executive orders.

First up will be his promise to end the war in Ukraine within 24 hours of taking office.

Okay, that’s his first and second days, but I’m sure that Putin will want Trump to take action during his first day in office.

Executive order withdrawing all financial and military support? Or maybe just a ceasefire in place with a promise of future negotiations between Russia and Ukraine on who gets what.

Voilà! War ended.

Next up will be Trump’s solution to the border crisis. An executive order ending birthright citizenship for children of undocumented people in the U.S.

In Trump circles, they believe that people only come here so that they can have children who will automatically be citizens. If you take away that right, no one will come.

There’s a couple of problems with that. The biggest one being that birthright citizenship is guaranteed in the Constitution. The 14th amendment, to be exact:

“All persons born or naturalized in the United States, and subject to the jurisdiction thereof, are citizens of the United States and of the State wherein they reside. No State shall make or enforce any law which shall abridge the privileges or immunities of citizens of the United States; nor shall any State deprive any person of life, liberty, or property, without due process of law; nor deny to any person within its jurisdiction the equal protection of the laws.”

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Caren White

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