The Trump Presidency
Implications for Policy and Politics
- Donald F. Kettl - University of Texas, Austin, TX, USA
December 2017 | 48 pages | CQ Press
The Trump Presidency: Implications for Policy and Politics explains the stakes of rapidly unfolding political, governing, and policy changes introduced by the Trump administration. Perfect for American Government courses, this timely supplement takes a critical look at cases and issues shaping today’s political environment and uses them as a framework to help students navigate through the dynamic, and often dramatic, changes the United States and the world are experiencing.
- Case studies analyze Trump presidency executive orders to offer students practical examples of core American government concepts to explain how regulations are created and changed.
- “Action exercises” help students think critically about the current political environment and possible outcomes to the policies President Trump wants to create or change.
A Presidency Like No Other
Immigration: The Wall, Religious Tests, and Extreme Vetting
Health Insurance: Coverage and Costs
Climate Change: Science and Federalism
Ethics and Leadership: Fake News and Polarization
Conclusion: Lessons for Public Policy and Politics