Obama's Presidential Policy

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 President Trump has given the go-ahead for a plan dating from the Obama administration to elevate US Cyber Command to the level of Unified Combatant Command, giving it more operational independence from the National Security Agency. The...
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The Department of Education is listening to the industry more than they are students, critics say.
New York Times  Aug 17  Comment 
The Clinton, Bush and Obama administrations each tried to threaten or cajole North Korea into abandoning its weapons programs. None succeeded.
NPR  Aug 16  Comment 
An Obama order called for new public infrastructure projects to be built to withstand rising sea levels caused by climate change. President Trump revoked that order to accelerate the review process.
Clusterstock  Aug 16  Comment 
The Trump administration will continue to fund critical Obamacare payments for the month of August despite the president's repeated threat to yank them. The White House confirmed on Wednesday that the cost sharing reduction (CSR) payments would...
New York Times  Aug 16  Comment 
The tweet paired a quote from Nelson Mandela’s autobiography with a picture of Mr. Obama smiling up at a diverse group of children.
Insurance Journal  Aug 15  Comment 
President Donald Trump will revoke an Obama-era executive order on Tuesday that required strict building standards for government-funded projects to reduce exposure to increased flooding from sea level rise, sources said. Trump will sign his...
New York Times  Aug 15  Comment 
They supported Mr. Obama in 2012 and are the main reason Mr. Trump is president now. What can we learn from them?
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(MedPage Today) -- Transportation Dept. drops proposal initiated by Obama administration




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President Obama won the election pledging to spend hundreds of billions of dollars and pledging to enact new laws, while changing or removing old ones. Where that money goes, industries rise. Where budget cuts and unfavorable laws are passed, industries fall.

Companies that could benefit

  • Caterpillar (CAT) - With infrastructure spending comes the need for heavy duty construction vehicles. Despite layoffs in early 2009[1] and a 4Q2008 earnings drop of 32% [2], look for Caterpillar (CAT) to benefit from any large infastructure investments in the United States.
  • Renewable Energy companies are yearning to get more support from the government, but already Obama has given out billions in the form of tax credits and subsidies to Solar Power and Wind Energy.

Companies that could decline

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